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The Perfect Gift for a Perfect Mom In This ‘A Couple of Cuckoos’ Anime Clip

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© Miki Yoshikawa / Kodansha / A Couple of Cuckoo Production Committee

The manga series A Couple of Cuckoos from Miki Yoshikawa got the nod for an anime adaptation back in April 2021 and is aw an April 23rd, 2022 debut for it with Crunchyroll on board to simulcast it. With it underway, Crunchyroll is rolling out clips for it. This one sets up some of the basics from the tenth episode where Nagi and Sachi do a little Mother’s Day shopping!

The dub has Alexis Tipton as the ADR Director with Marissa Lenti and Mike Haimoto assisting. They’re working from scripts by Natalie Van Sistine with Kieran Flitton assisting.

The English cast includes:

  • Nicholas Andrew Louie (Dawner the Hero in Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle) as Nagi Umino
  • Lindsay Sheppard (Yulia in Mieruko-chan) as Erika Amano
  • AmaLee (Marin in My Dress-Up Darling) as Hiro Segawa
  • Bryn Apprill (Kotori in Date A Live) as Sachi Umino
  • Marissa Lenti (Yuna in Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear) as Namie Umino
  • Gianni Matragrano (Leo in Arte) as Yohei Umino
  • David J. Dixon as Soichiro Amano
  • Monica Rial (Uzaki in Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!) as Ritsuko Amano
  • Shawn Gann (Doc in RADIANT) as Shibata

Additional Voices include Alex Mai, Ben Balmaceda, Kevin D. Thelwell, Nazeeh Tarsha, Corinne Sudberg, Marisa Duran, Meli Grant, Rachel Glass

The anime adaptation is set with Horiaki Akagi serving as the chief director with Yoshiyuki Shirahata directing. Yasuhiro Nakanishi is working on the scripts while Aya Takano is handling the character design adaptation. Shin-Ei Animation and Synergy SP are behind the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes Kaito Ishikawa as Nagi Umino, Akari Kitō as Erika Amano, Nao Toyama as Hiro Segawa, Konomi Kohara as Sachi Umino, Ryohei Kimura as Yōhei Umino, Yōko Hikasa as Namie Umino, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Sōichirō Amano, and Yukiko Aruga as Rituko Amano.

The opening theme song is “Dekoboko” by Kiyoe Yoshioka and while the ending theme song is “Shikaku Unmei” by Sangatsu no Phantasia.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: 16-year-old super-studier Nagi Umino, second-year student at the Megurogawa Academy high school, was switched at birth. On his way to a dinner to meet his birth parents, he accidentally meets the brash, outspoken, Erika Amano, who is determined to make Nagi her fake boyfriend as she never wants to actually marry. But once Nagi makes it to dinner, he finds his parents have decided to resolve the hospital switch by conveniently having him marry the daughter his birth parents raised…who turns out to be none other than Erika herself!

© Miki Yoshikawa / Kodansha / A Couple of Cuckoo Production Committee
© Miki Yoshikawa / Kodansha / A Couple of Cuckoo Production Committee
© Miki Yoshikawa / Kodansha / A Couple of Cuckoo Production Committee

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