Summertime is nearly here and on the cusp of the break our totally-not-in-love protagonists, Nishikata and Takagi, find a stray kitten and have to figure out what to do with it. This plot point is shown off in the newest trailer for the upcoming Teasing Master Takagi-san anime film, which confirmed the voice behind the sweet little kitty cat and a pet shop clerk.
Voicing the kitten Hana is Inori Minase, who is best known as the voice of Rem in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, with the pet shop clerk Ota being voiced by Haruka Tomatsu, who is best known for voicing Asuna Yuuki in Sword Art Online.
The staff of the third season of Teasing Master Takagi-san continues to animate the upcoming film as well, with Hiroaki Akagi directing, Hiroko Fukuda writing the composition of the film at Shin-Ei Animation.
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The first season of the KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN anime adaptation premiered in 2018 and was simulcast on Crunchyroll, with Funimation streaming the anime with an English dub. The anime was followed by an OVA in the same year. The second season of the anime was acquired and streamed by Netflix in 2019. The manga is published in English by Yen Press under the title Teasing Master Takagi-san. Crunchyroll describes the series as such:
“I swear I’m going to tease and embarrass Takagi-san today!” Nishikata, a middle-schooler, keeps getting teased by the girl who sits next to him in class, Takagi-san. He tries every day to get back at her, but will he ever succeed? Takagi-san and Nishikata’s youthful teasing battle starts now!
Hiroaki Akagi continues to direct KARAKAI JOZU NO TAKAGI-SAN at Shin-Ei Animation, with the third season of the TV anime just finishing up on March 26 ahead of the premiere of the film on June 10.
Source: Comic Natalie
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.