On Monday Kadokawa announced the July debut date for the television anime adaptation of the My Happy Marriage (Watashi no Shiawase na Kekkon) light novel series by Akumi Agitogi and Tsukiho Tsukioka. The staff of the anime also unveiled the first promotional clip for the series, a teaser image, and more cast members.
On Square Enix's Gangan Online platform, Rito Kohsaka's manga adaptation made its debut in December 2018. The manga will be made available in English both physically and digitally through Square Enix Manga & Books.
Check out the trailer for the new My Happy Marriage anime!
The newly announced cast members for the anime include:
- Ayane Sakura as Kaya Saimori
- Kōtarō Nishiyama as Kōji Tatsuishi
- Houko Kuwashima as Yurie
- Hiro Shimono as Yoshito Godō
- The anime stars Reina Ueda as Miyo Saimori and Kaito Ishikawa as Kiyoki Kudo.
Takehiro Kubota (Gloomy the Naughty Grizzly) is directing the series at Kinema Citrus (Made in Abyss). Takao Abo (22/7, Macross Frontier) is in charge of storyboards and supervision. Ami Satо̄, Takahito Ōnishi, and Momoka Toyoda are overseeing the series scripts. Shōko Yasuda (Happy Sugar Life) is designing the characters. Yuushi Koshida (Ghost in the Shell Arise) is the 3DCG director. Evan Call (Violet Evergarden) is composing the music.
Agitogi and Tsukioka launched the novel series in January 2019. Yen Press licensed the light novels, and it describes the story:
Born to a noble family, Miyo is raised by her abusive stepmother and married off to Kiyoka, a soldier so heartless his prior fiancées fled within three days into their engagement. With no home to return to, Miyo slowly starts to open her heart to her cold and pale husband-to-be, despite their rocky introduction... This might just be her chance at finding true love and happiness.
The live-action film adaptation of the novels will open in Japan on March 17. So if you are local to Japan be sure to check it out!
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