Gido Amagakure’s(Sweetness and Lightning, Fantasm) The Galaxy Next Door (Otonari no Ginga) revealed the tv anime’s promotional video, additional cast, and staff members on their official website. The anime is set to premiere April 2023.
The website also revealed the anime’s key visuals. Additional cast members include:
The newly announced staff members are:
A Galaxy Next Door centers around the life of Ichiro Kuga, a struggling traditional manga artist falling behind the trends while the industry shifted to digital. He’s not only struggling in his manga career but also has to take care of his two younger siblings since their father’s passing. It became increasingly hard for him to balance work and home life when his two assistants quit to follow their own dreams. Just as he was about to give up, he meets the beautiful and scarily competent Shiori Goshiki who applies as his new assistant. But there is something mysterious about Shiori and his world turned upside down when she suddenly declares they are engaged to be married.
Directing the anime is Ryuichi Kimura (Aikatsu, Kemono Friends 2) at Asahi Production, and Gigaemon Ichikawa (Bottom Biting Bug, GeGeGe no Kitaro) will handle the series scripts. Yasuka Otaki is designing the characters.
A Galaxy Next Door is written and illustrated by Gido Amagakure. The manga has been serialized in Kodansha’s Good! Afternoon seinen manga magazine since April 7, 2020. Kodansha has collected the chapters into tankobon volumes. The first volume was released on November 6, 2020. Kodansha USA released the English version of the manga in North America in 2022.