Summer 2023 has just become more interesting with a new rom-com anime to keep an eye out for! Liar Liar, the anime adaptation of Haruki Kuō’s popular light novel series, has just revealed it will premiere in summer of this year. Additional cast for the series was also announced.
Check out the newest members of the series below:
Launched in 2019, Liar Liar started as a light novel series published by Kadokawa’s MF Bunko imprint. It is written by Haruki Kuou , with illustrations by artist konomi. The story is described as follows:
Academy” is a school island where students compete against each other in a duel called “game” to determine their rank. Hiroto Shinohara got the top score ever in the entrance exam to the school island, which is the most difficualt in Japan, and beat last year’s absolute champion, Sarasa Saionji, on the first day of transferring to the school. He becomes the “Seven Star,” who reigns supreme, faster than any other in history. In order for him to fulfill his purpose on the island, he has to stay at the top even if it’s a lie. To do so, he’ll use anything, including cheating by Himeji, the beautiful maid who assists him as her master, and his complicity with Saionji, who is actually a fake lady. Win it all with lies and intelligence! The school brain game begins now!
News about the series getting a TV anime adaptation was first revealed in April 2021. Naoki Matsuura and Satoru Ohno are directing the anime at studio GEEKTOYS. Momoko Toyoda will handle the scripts, while Yumi Nakamura will work on the character designs.
Other staff members of the production include:
- Yasuya Yuki – Color Key Artist
- Tomotaka Park – Art Director
- Baek-Ryun Chae – Technical Director
- Kuniyuki Takahashi – Editor
- Ryosuke Naya – Sound Director
- Kuniyuki Takahashi – Music Composer
- Keiichi Hirokawa – Music Composer
Voice actor Genta Nakamura will star as Hiroto Shinohara, alongside Yukina Shutō as Shirayuki Himeji and Wakana Kuramochi as Sarasa Saionji.