Sōichirō Yamamoto has another of their works coming up into the world of anime with In the Heart of Kunoichi Tsubaki. With the strength of the Teasing Master Takagi-san out there, this new work is coming from Aniplex with CloverWorks handling the production.
Set for an April 9th, 2022 debut on Tokyo MX at midnight among other networks, Crunchyroll will be streaming it as part of their spring season. To get folks excited for it, they’ve released one of the Japanese promos for it but with English subtitles to make it more accessible. Check it and other promos out below!
Takuhiro Kadochi is directing it based on the scripts overseen by Konomi Shugo. Yousuke Okuda is handling the character designs for it.
The Japanese cast includes Yuko Natsuyoshi as Tsubaki, Suzuki Kyoko as Sazanka, Sayumi Suzushiro as Asagao, and Aya Yamane as Benisumomo. Additional cast includes Hina Yomiya as Mokuren, Hiyori Kono as Hо̄senka, Yūki Hirose as Tsuwabuki, Kana Ichinose as Tachiaoi, Mayu Mineda as Higuruma, Reina Kondo as Hagi, Ikumi Hasegawa as Shion, Hikaru Tohno as Suzuran, Aoi Koga as Ajisai, Mayu Minami as Fuki, Ayaka Nanase as Itadori, Misaki Watada as Ume, Minami Tanaka as Kikyō, Madoka Asahina as Uikyō, Moe Kahara as Hasu, Yūki Takada as Suzushiro, and Yuka Nukui as Higuri.
The manga, known as Kunoichi Tsubaki no Mune no Uchi, began in 2018 and has six volumes out as of the announcement month with over ten million copies in circulation.
The Peggis will be handling the opening sequence with the song “Highlight – Highlight.”
Plot Concept: The “no-boys-allowed kunoichi (female ninja) comedy manga” centers on the titular Tsubaki Kunoichi, the best student in her school. She lives in a village of women with the rule that they cannot have contact with men. However, she has a curiosity about men that she cannot reveal.
Previous promos and visuals: