The upcoming anime adaptation of the Dōkyonin wa Hiza, Tokidoki, Atama no Ue manga recently revealed that it’s been scheduled for a January 9th, 2018 debut. With that coming just under a month away from now the official site has updated with two new promotional spots for it and some additional casting for it. The series has Kaoru Suzuki directing based on the series composition from Deko Akao. Masaru Kitao is handling the character designs with Zero-G working on the animation production.
The newly announced cast includes:
- Tomokazu Sugita as Tarō
- Hisako Tōjō as Nagisa Yasaka
- Megumi Toyoguchi as Tora-nee-san
- Daisuke Ono as Kuro
The previously announced Japanese cast includes:
- Kensho Ono as Subaru Mikazuki
- Haruka Yamazaki as Haru
- Hiro Shimono as Atsushi Kawase
- Shun Horie as Hiroto Yasaka
- Chika Anzai as Nana Ōkami
- Yoshiki Nakajima as Yūgo Ōkami
- Ayumu Murase as Hachi
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Roku
The property translates as My Housemate Is on My Lap, But Sometimes on My Head and comes from Minatsuki and As Futatsuya as appearing on the Comic Polaris web manga site. The manga began in 2015 as an ongoing and has four compiled volumes in print form so far.
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Plot Concept: The story deals with socially awkward novelist Subaru Mikazuki, who adopts a stray cat. He names it Haru, and they begin their life together. As with the manga, each episode of the anime will have both a “Subaru” and “Haru” chapter that will tackle the story from the point of view of both characters.