The spring 2020 anime adaptation of Kakushigoto is getting a little something new as we learned back in December 2020 that a theatrical compilation is in the works. With promises that it’ll be of interest to both new viewers and those that have seen the series, we now have a new update that reveals the first teaser for the project and a new key visual as well. The film is now scheduled for a July 9th, 2021 debut in Japan.
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.”