The official web site for the tv anime of Miki Yoshikawa‘s A Couple of Cuckoos (Kakkō no Iinazuke) manga posted the principle anime’s steady half-year run, mini-anime, and clear opening sequence on Wednesday. Kiyoe Yoshioka performs the opening theme track “Dekoboko” (Bumpy).


The anime will run for 2 cours (quarters of the yr) with no breaks in between. The spinoff mini anime Kakkō no Iikagen will premiere on Kadokawa Anime’s YouTube channel on April 28.

Kodansha Comics publishes the manga in English, and it describes the romantic comedy:

16-year-old super-studier Nagi Umino, second-year scholar on the Megurogawa Academy highschool, was switched at start. On his strategy to a dinner to satisfy his start mother and father, he by accident meets the brash, outspoken, Erika Amano, who is set to make Nagi her pretend boyfriend as she by no means desires to really marry. But as soon as Nagi makes it to dinner, he finds his mother and father have determined to resolve the hospital change by conveniently having him marry the daughter his start mother and father raised…who seems to be none apart from Erika herself!

The anime will star Kaito Ishikawa as Nagi Umino, Akari Kitō as Erika Amano, and Nao Tōyama as Hiro Segawa. Other forged members embrace:

  • Ryohei Kimura as Yōhei Umino, Nagi’s father
  • Yōko Hikasa as Namie Umino, Nagi’s mom
  • Toshiyuki Morikawa as Sōichirō Amano, Erika’s father
  • Yukiko Aruga as Rituko Amano, Erika’s mom

Hiroaki Akagi (Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san, Those Snow White Notes) is the chief director of the anime and Yoshiyuki Shirahata (episode director for Sleepy Princess within the Demon Castle, Great Pretender) is directing the anime at Shinei Animation and Synergy SP. Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama: Love is War each seasons, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun) is overseeing the sequence scripts, and Aya Takano (Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san, Polar Bear’s Café) is designing the characters. Ikimono-gakari vocalist Kiyoe Yoshioka performs the opening theme track “Dekoboko” (Rough), as heard within the video above.

Sangatsu no Phantasia performs the anime’s ending theme track “Shikaku Unmei” (Square Destiny).

The anime will premiere within the NUMAnimation programming block on TV Asahi and its associates on April 23. Crunchyroll will stream the anime exterior Japan.

Yoshikawa (Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, Yankee-kun to Megane-chan) launched the A Couple of Cuckoos (Kakkō no Iinazuke) manga in Kodansha‘s Weekly Shōnen Magazine in January 2020. Kodansha printed the manga’s eleventh compiled ebook quantity on Thursday. The manga obtained a novel that shipped in April 2021.

Shueisha‘s Young Jump journal revealed in February that Yoshikawa’s manga can have a collaboration with Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari‘s Oshi no Ko manga.

Sources: A Couple of Cuckoos anime’s web site, Comic Natalie