The spring 2020 anime adaptation of Kakushigoto is moving right along with its simulcast but some new information has surfaced on the manga side. The manga is serialized in Monthly Shonen Magazine and it’s been revealed that the next installment due out on July 6th, 2020 will be the final installment of the series. The ending was coming as it was revealed that the twelfth volume due out this summer would be the last one, but a formal installment ending had not been set until now.
The series saw Yuta Murano directing it based on the scripts from Takashi Aoshima. Shuuhei Yamamoto worked on the character designs with Ajia-do handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Hiroshi Kamiya as Kakushi Goto while Chika Anzai is Hime Goto. Additional cast includes Hiroshi Kamiya as Kakushi Gotō, Taku Yashiro as Aogu Shiji, Kiyono Yasuno as Rasuna Sumita, Ayane Sakura as Ami Kakei, Ayumu Murase as Kakeru Keshi, Natsuki Hanae as Satsuki Tomaruin, Rikiya Koyama as Rikirō Daiwa, Manami Numakura as Risa Uchiki, Maaya Uchida as Ichiko Rokujou, Rikako Aida as Naru Senda, Shiho Kokido as You Shiokoshi, Yumi Hara as Kumi Jouro, Emiri Katō as Nadira, and Daisuke Namikawa as Mario.
flumpool are on board to performing the opening theme song “Chiisana Hibi” while the ending theme song is “Kimi wa Tennen Shoku” by the late musician Eiichi Ohtaki, who passed away back in 2013.
Plot concept: The story centers on Kakushi Gotō, who doesn’t want his daughter, Hime Gotō, to know that he is a manga creator. The manga’s comedy focuses on the daily life of a family with a manga artist. In addition to being a word play on the father’s name, the ambiguous title can mean “Hidden Things,” but can also be read as “Drawing Job.”