The manga The Gal and the Dinosaur from Moriko Mori and Cota Tomimura is set for an anime adaptation and a live-action adaptation. The show is set to premiere on April 4th, 2020 in Japan and Funimation has now announced their pick up of the series for their spring season in both the anime and live-action elements. No firm date or time is set yet nor regional availability.
The anime series has Jun Aoki on board as the series director and script supervisor while Space Neko Company and Kamikaze Douga are handling the animation production.
The Japanese anime cast includes:
- Miyuri Shimabukuro as Kaede
- Yuko Natsuyoshi as Yamada
- Youki Kudou as Kaede’s senior colleague
- Seiichirō Yamashita as Shōta
The creators, who are married, began the book in 2018 as serialized in Young Magazine. It has two volumes out so far since it began.
Plot concept: The comedy series will follow Kaede, a Japanese “gal” who brings home a dinosaur one day. We’ll see their day-to-day lives unfold in quirky situations as this goofy-looking dinosaur enjoys culinary delicacies, binges the latest shows on television, and gets wrapped up in the world of fashion while living with Kaede.
Plot Concept: The series focuses on a gyaru named Kaede who picks up a dinosaur and begins living with it in her room. The dinosaur eats human food, watches TV, and even enjoys being fashionable.