Studio Pierrot introduced on Friday that it’s producing a tv anime adaptation of Kokone Nata‘s Play It Cool, Guys (Cool Doji Danshi) manga that may premiere in October. The studio additionally revealed the anime’s teaser promotional video, key visible, solid, and workers.


Nata additionally drew a picture to have a good time the announcement (the signal being held in the picture under options the phrase “anime adaptation announcement!” however the signal is upside-down).

The anime will star:

  • Chiaki Kobayashi as Hayate Ichihara
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Shun Futami
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Takayuki Mima
  • Shōya Chiba as Sōma Shiki

Chiaki Kon (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal: Season III, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Eternal, The Way of the Househusband, Junjō Romantica) is directing the anime at Studio Pierrot. Makoto Uezu (Assassination Classroom, Yuki Yuna Is a Hero, Space Brothers) is overseeing the sequence scripts, and Airi Taguchi (key animation for Children of the Sea, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? second season) is serving as each character designer and chief animation director. Masato Nakayama (B-PROJECT, We Never Learn: BOKUBEN, You and Me.) is composing the music.

Yen Press is releasing the manga in English, and it describes the story:

Enter: a bunch of cool guys who appear like they bought that unapproachable swag. But let’s be actual—that is not the true them. They’re only a bunch of dorks who’ve bought the act down pat. So sit again, seize some popcorn and luxuriate in watching a bunch of goofy guys attempt to look cool all day day by day. Play It Cool, Guys is a enjoyable assortment of tales that includes guys which are equal elements cool and equal elements adorably awkward.

Yen Press is publishing the manga in full coloration, because it was initially launched in Japan. Yen Press will launch the third compiled quantity on May 24.

Nata launched the manga in June 2019 on the Gangan pixiv web site. Square Enix printed the fourth quantity on November 22. The manga ranked #sixteenth for the 2020 version of Takarajimasha‘s Kono Manga ga Sugoi! (This Manga Is Amazing!) guidebook for its feminine readers record. The manga additionally positioned seventh in pixiv and Nippon Shuppan Hanbai, Inc‘s “Web Manga General Election” in 2019.

Sources: Play It Cool, Guys anime’s website, Comic Natalie