A new anime project is in production that is making its debut in 2023 with The Girl I Like Forgot Her Glasses. Originally known as Suki na Ko ga Megane wo Wasureta, it comes from creator Koume Fujichika which began in 2018 and has ten volumes out as of the January 2023 announcement. It’s available in English through Comikey for Square Enix.
Seeing a July 4th, 2023 debut, Crunchyroll previously picked up the show for a same-day simulcast. Now, the Japanese side is doing some new promotion for the show as they’ve dropped the first preview of the twelfth episode that’s due out on September 19th, 2023.
Susumu Kudo is the chief director with Katsumasa Yokomine directing it from the scripts by Tamazo Yanagi. Takayuki Uchida is handling the character designs with GoHands handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes:
- Masahiro Itou as Kaede Komura
- Shion Wakayama as Ai Mie
- Aya Uchida as Asuka Kawato
- Minori Suzuki as Maho Toyama
- Ryohei Kimura as Ren Azuma
- Yusuke Kobayashi as Tomo Yasaka
- Shino Shimoji as Narumi Someya
- Saki Miyashita as Yuika Hibuchi
- Kentaro Tone as Tokita-kun
The opening theme song is “NAME” from Tsuzuri while the ending theme song is from a new unit was put together for it called “Masayoshi ga Megane wo Wasureta” for the theme song “Megane Go Round.” The unit is made up of actors Masahiro Itou and Shion Wakayama. You can get a preview of it below.
Plot Concept: Komura starts his school year with a new seat neighbor in homeroom—the bespectacled Mie. Before long, he’s nursing a raging crush on his quirky classmate who’s always forgetting her glasses! While this might be ideal for Komura to get to know Mie better, will his poor heart give out from the daily strain of being up close and personal with the girl he likes?!
Previous promos and visuals: