Shogakukan’s 20th issue of Big Comic Superior on Friday has confirmed that Mami Tsumura’s Kotaro Lives Alone (Kotaro wa Hitorigurashi) manga will get an anime adaptation and airing next spring.
- Rie Kugimiya as Kotaro Satо̄
- Toshiki Masuda as Shin Karino.
Tomoe Makino (Woodpecker Detective’s Office) is directing the project at LIDEN FILMS. Tomomi Kimura (Kochoki) is in charge of the character designs and Hiroshi Satou will be translating the project’s content.
The story is about Kotarō Satо̄, 4-year-old boy, who moves in next to Shin Karino, a unpopular and single manga writer. Kotarō is an orphan and lives alone. This boy always show friendliness to his new neighbors.
Earlier in April 2021, a live-action of the manga with same name has been released on Netflix.