Video: First Promotional Video for Upcoming Anime “Himegoto”


The official site for the upcoming anime adaptation of Norio Tsukudani’s cross dressing-themed comedy manga Himegoto today posted a 30-second first preview featuring the OP theme song “Troublemaker” sung by I MY ME MINE. The PV was first screened at Ikebukuro Cinemachi Festival yesterday on June 8.

The anime will premiere on satellite broadcasting station BS11 on July 7, then streamed on Nico Nico Douga on the following day. The story centers on a second grade high school student boy Hime Arikawa. He is forced to spend his high school life dressing up as a girl by the members of the student council who assume his parents’ debt, and he has to serve them as their “dog.”

The 1st PV:

The voice cast:

  • Yuuki Kuwahara (Rattle in Freezing Vibration, first major role) will be voicing the cross dresser Hime Arikawa
  • Yuka Saotome (Sano from Plastic Nee-san, first major role) as student council leader 18-kin
  • Saki Ono (first debut role) voices Unko
  • Hisako Tojou (Julia Munberk from Freezing Vibration, first major role) as Albertina II
  • Ayane Sakura (Natsumi Koshigaya from Non Non Biyori, Yozora “Sora” Mikazuki from Boku wa Tomodachi ga Sukunai) will voice Mitsunaga Oda
  • Azusa Tadokoro (Aoi Kiriya from Aikatsu!, Kotori “No.1107″ Takatori from Gokukoku no Brynhildr) playing as Hiro
  • Chinatsu Akasaki (Shinka Nibutani in Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!Yasuna Oribe from Kill Me Baby) voices Kaguya Arikawa
  • Minami Tsuda (Yui Funami from YuruYuri, Yui Ichii from Yuyushiki) is voicing Servant No. 1

The main staff:

  • Original story: Norio Tsukudani
  • Director: Takeyuki Yanase
  • Series composition/scenario: Kazuho Hyoudou (Robot Girls Z, Magica Wars)
  • Character design: Masaaki Sakurai (Nozoki Ana)
  • Color design: Shuji Uemura
  • Photography director: Megumi Fujisaka
  • Art director: Masahiro Sato
  • Editing: Shuri Saito
  • Sound director: Kisuke Koizumi
  • Anime production: Asahi Productions (Medaka Box, Medaka Box Abnormal)

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Himegoto Synposis from Haruhichan.

Himegoto follows Hime Arikawa, a second-year student at Shimoshina High School. Forced to assume a large amount of debt from by his now-absent parents, Hime is saved by the three girls of his school’s student council after he is chased down by debt collectors. In return for paying off his debt, Hime agrees to their conditions of becoming the student council’s “dog” and spending his high school life dressed as a girl.

Source: Crunchyroll, Himegoto anime official site