The official web page for the television anime of Miki Yoshikawa‘s A Couple of Cuckoos manga began streaming the second foremost promotional video for the anime on Thursday. The video reveals and previews the anime’s ending theme music “Shikaku Unmei” (Square Destiny) by Sangatsu no Phantasia, and likewise reveals the anime’s April 23 premiere date.


The anime will air inside the NUMAnimation programming block on TV Asahi and its associates. Crunchyroll will stream the anime exterior Japan.

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

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16-year-old super-studier Nagi Umino, second-year scholar on the Megurogawa Academy highschool, was switched at supply. On his answer to a dinner to satisfy his supply mom and father, he unintentionally meets the brash, outspoken, Erika Amano, who is set to make Nagi her fake boyfriend as she on no account needs to really marry. But as quickly as Nagi makes it to dinner, he finds his mom and father have decided to resolve the hospital swap by conveniently having him marry the daughter his supply mom and father raised…who appears to be none aside from Erika herself!

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

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

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 inside the Demon Castle, Great Pretender) is directing the anime at Shinei Animation and Synergy SP. Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama: Love is War every 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 music “Dekoboko” (Rough), as heard inside the video above.

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 revealed the manga’s eleventh compiled information amount on Thursday. The manga acquired a novel that shipped in April 2021.

Shueisha‘s Young Jump journal revealed in February that (*23*) manga might have a collaboration with Aka Akasaka and Mengo Yokoyari‘s Oshi no Ko manga.

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