The workers for the anime of Aki Hamaji‘s four-panel manga Bocchi the Rock! revealed on Saturday that Ikumi Hasegawa will play Ikuyo Kita (pictured beneath) in the present. Ikuyo is a guitarist and vocalist in the band and he or she is a first-year highschool pupil with a cheerful persona.

The anime will premiere in 2022.

Previously revealed solid consists of:

  • Yoshino Aoyama as Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Loner”) Gotō
  • Sayumi Suzushiro as Nijika Ijichi
  • Saku Mizuno as Ryо̄ Yamada

Keiichirō Saitō (ACCA: 13-Territory Inspection Dept. Regards) is directing the anime at CloverWorks. Erika Yoshida (Lupin III: Part IV) is answerable for collection composition and screenplay. Kerorira (animation director for Wonder Egg Priority) is designing the characters.

The manga’s story follows Hitori “Bocchi-chan” (“Loner”) Gotō, a lonely highschool lady whose coronary heart lies in her guitar. She does nothing day by day besides strum her guitar by herself at dwelling. However, she occurs sooner or later to satisfy Nijika Ijichi, who’s searching for a guitarist for her group named “Kessoku Band.”

Hamaji launched the manga in Houbunsha‘s Manga Time Kirara Max journal in December 2017.

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Source: Press launch