The official website for the “Bocchi the Rock!” anime, adaptation of Aki Hamaji’s 4-panel manga revealed the first trailer.
The main cast includes:
- Yoshino Aoyama as Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Lonely”) Goto
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Nijika Ijichi
- Saku Mizuno as Ryо̄ Yamada
- Ikumi Hasegawa as Ikuyo Kita
Main production team:
- Directed by: Keiichiro Saito
- Screenwriter: Erika Yoshida
- Character Designer: Kerorira
- Assistant Director: Yusuke Yamamoto
- Color Key: Asuka Yokota
- Art Director: Yasunao Moriyasu
- Art setting: taracod
- CG: Katsuaki Miyaji
- Editor: Daisuke Hiraki
- Music: Tomoki Kikuya
- Sound Director: Akiko Fujita
- Sound Effects: Shota Yaso
The series will premiere on Tokyo MX, BS11, Gunma TV, and Tochigi TV channels on October 8.
The story follows Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Lonely”) Goto, a lonely high school girl who devotes her whole heart to her guitar. All day she does nothing but strumming the guitar by herself at home. However, one day, she comes across Nijika Ijichi, who is looking for a guitarist for her group called “Kessoku Band”.
Hamaji launched the series in Houbunsha’s Manga Time Kirara Max magazine in December 2017.