Renai Flops/Love Flops will start airing by October 12, 2022 on select Japanese broadcast channels. TV Aichi is the only one who will be airing the series by October 17, 2022.
Everyone follows the Wednesday of the month schedule, except for TV Aichi. The release date & times are as follows:
- AT-X – 21:00 ~ 9:00 PM (Will air reruns every Friday, 9:00 AM and every Tuesday, 15:00 ~ 3;00 PM)
- TOKYO MX – 25:05 ~ 1:05 AM
- KBS Kyoto – 25:05 ~ 1:05 AM
- sun tv – 25:05 ~ 1:05 AM
- BS11 – 25:00 ~ 1:00 AM
- Hikari TV – 25:05 ~ 1:05 AM
- ABEMA – 25:05 ~ 1:05 AM
- TV Aichi – October 17th, every Monday (26:05 ~ 2:05 AM)
Love Flops is a story about a boy named Asahi Kashiwagi, who is just a simple and ordinary student. One morning, he watched a vague fortune teller on TV. It led to him encountering five girls in the worst circumstances. These girls also happened to be new students and teachers in his school. Yoshio, who claimed to be Asahi’s friend, became suspicious of the latter’s knowledge about these girls. As Asahi went on to spend time with the girls, he realized there have been a misunderstanding. Until another fortune on TV told Asahi that he will be receiving a love letter. It will instruct him to go to the cherry blossom tree behind his school. Indeed, Asahi discovered a love letter from his shoe locker – fulfilling the fortune. Asahi then proceeded to go to the cherry blossom tree to find out what’s up.
Check out the announcing tweet:
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Love Flops is an original TV animation that is created by Kadokawa. Passione is the animation producer of the series. It was in March 2022 that the anime was first announced, revealing the teaser visual.
They also released a teaser video around this time. It can be watched here:
Ryouta Ousaka will be voicing the protagonist, Asahi Kashiwagi. He is known for his roles in Attack on Titan, Demon Slayer, and Brynhilder in the Darkness.
The official trailer was released last July 2022. Watch it below:
Nobuyoshi Nagayama is the director of the series. Konomi Suzuki sang for the opening theme, “Love? Reason why!!” while the ending theme, “Flop Around” will be sung by the voice actors of the 5 girls. These are: Rie Takahashi, Miku Itou, Ayana Taketatsu, Marika Kouno, and Hisako Kanemoto.
The manga serialization started last June 2022 on Young Animal magazine no. 13. Ryudai Ishizaka is the illustrator of the manga. It will be released as a paperback by September 29, 2022 to be published by Hakusensha.
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