The first episode of the television anime of Tatsuya Endō‘s SPY×FAMILY manga earned a 3.1% rating when it premiered on Saturday at 11:00 p.m. JST.

In addition, the phrases “SPY_FAMILY,” “Anya,” “Yor-san,” and “Loid” (the latter three are elementary characters for the anime) trended on Twitter in Japan when the episode aired.

Crunchyroll is streaming the anime.

Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Rurouni Kenshin, Getbackers, 2019 Dororo) is directing the anime at Wit Studio and CloverWorks. Kazuaki Shimada (The Promised Neverland) is designing the characters, and [K]NoW_NAME (Fairy gone, Dorohedoro, Sakura Quest) is the music producer.

Viz Media is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the story:

Master spy Twilight is the proper at what he does as regards to going undercover on dangerous missions inside the title of a better world. But when he receives the final phrase inconceivable challenge—get married and have a toddler—he might lastly be in over his head!

Not one to depend on others, Twilight has his work reduce out for him procuring every a partner and a child for his mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that the partner he’s chosen is an assassin and the child he’s adopted is a telepath!

Shueisha is offering the manga in English on its MANGA Plus service on the similar day. Viz Media added the manga to its app as part of its Shonen Jump subscription in September 2019. The agency can be publishing the manga in print.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web