Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro Anime Releases First Trailer

Miss Nagatoro

The official website for the anime adaptation of Nanashi’s hit manga Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro (Ijiranaide, Nagatoro-san) posted the anime’s first full promotional trailer on Tuesday. The video sets up the characters and plot for the series going forward and gives more details on the anime’s television premiere happening this spring. The series is set to premiere in April 2021 on the Tokyo MX, BS11, and MBS channels in mainland Japan.

The original Don’t Toy with Me, Miss Nagatoro manga was first published by Nanashi in Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket web service in November 2017. The latest compiled volume to be released in Japan is Volume 9, which was released on November 9, 2020. Vertical comics is releasing the manga volumes compiled in English-speaking territories, with the fourth volume having been released on November 3, 2020.

The story, said to be a romantic comedy, is described as follows by Vertical, who publishes the story:

Mischievous Nagatoro-san always bugs Senpai to get a reaction out of him. What is her motivation? Does she just want to create misery for Senpai? Or maybe she secretly likes him?

The cast so far includes the following:

  • Sumire Uesaka as Nagatoro
  • Daiki Yamashita as Senpai
  • Mikako Komatsu as Gamo-chan
  • Aina Suzuki as Yosshii
  • Shiori Izawa as Sakura

The first series is set to be directed by Hirokazu Hanai, known for his work on Dances with the Dragons. The lead character designer for the series will be Misaki Suzuki, who is known for her work on Lupin the Third: Part 5 and Tari Tari as a secondary character designer. In charge of the series’ scripts is Taku Kishimoto, who had previously worked on Erased, 2019’s adaptation of Fruits Basket, and Haikyu!! Additionally, Gin (Busted Rose), who fans will know from composing Pop Team Epic and Why the Hell are You Here, Teacher!?, is coming to the series to compose the music. Finally, Uesaka is joining the series to perform the anime’s opening theme song.

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