Bring your jackets to the office as love will be as warm as winter this January! Miyuki Tonogaya’s The Ice Guy and His cool Female Colleague (Kōri Zokusei Danshi to Cool na Dōryō Joshi) manga’s full promotional video and new key visuals were presented on stage at the Animate Girls Festival 2022 Event. The PV revealed more staff members, the ending theme, the song artist, and the premiere date for the anime.
The series is set to launch on January 4 on several networks including Tokyo MX, ABC TV, and Nagoya Broadcasting Network. The show is also set to air on BS Asahi on January 6. The anime will also be available on four Blu-ray Disc releases, released once a month from April through July 2023.
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Mankyū (Sumikkogurashi – Good to be in the corner) is directing the anime at Zero-G and the newly established studio Liber (2021). Tomoko Koparu (Blue Spring Ride, Love All Play) is in charge of the series script). Miyako Kanō (Science Fell in Love so I Tried to Prove It) is the character designer as well as one of the chief animation directors and Ruka Kawada (Isekai Quartet, Is the order a rabbit?) is the music composer.
Additional new staff members are:
- Chief Animation Directors: Miyako Kanō, Yuji Ushijima
- Prop Design: Jimao
- Art Director: Eiji Iwase
- Color Key Artist: Sachiko Urushido
- Composing Director of Photography: Tomomi Saitō
- Editing: Shun Tokuda
WATCH THE ICE GUY AND HIS COOL FEMALE COLLEAGUE TRAILER HERE:
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Singer Nowlu (More Than A Married Couple But Not Lovers, Requiem of the Rose King) is performing the show’s ending theme song “Rinaria” and Takao Sakuma (Futsal Boys) is performing the show’s opening theme song “Frozen Midnight”. Both songs will go on sale on February 22, and the anime’s soundtrack will go on sale on March 15.
The anime stars are as follows:
Chiaki Kobayashi (Spriggan’s Yū Ominae) as Himuro.
Yui Ishikawa (Attack on Titan’s Misa Ackerman) as Fuyutsuki.
Yumi Uchiyama as (The Heroic Legend of Arslan’s Etoile) as Komori.
Kouki Uchiyama (Jujutsu Kaisen’s Toge Inumaki) as Saejima.
Ayane Sakura (My Hero Academia’s Ochako Uraraka) as Otonashi.
Shugo Nakamura (Blue Lock’s Gin Gagamaru) as Katori.
Hiyori Nitta as (High School Fleet’s Hime Wazumi) as Yukimin.
The Ice guy and His Cool Female Colleague is written and illustrated by Miyuki Tonoyoga. The series originally started on Miyuki Tonoyaga’s twitter account on August 3, 2018. It was then serialized on Square Enix’s Gangan Pivix manga website on July 12, 2019. The series’ individual chapters have been collected into six tankobon volumes and in November 2021, Comikey announced that they have licensed the manga for English publication.
The Ice guy and His Cool Female Colleague is a RomCom revolving around an office worker named Himuro-kun who is a modern-day descendant of a Snow Woman (Yuki Onna) from Japanese folklore. Outwardly, Himuro seems aloof, and eccentric yet a kind colleague to Fuyutsuki. He has a tendency to freeze nearby objects or summon a snowstorm when he is agitated, he also has a secret crush on Fuyutsuki. However, Fuyutsuki is nearly oblivious to anything around her.
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