Southeast Asian anime channel ANIPLUS Asia has announced on Tuesday that the upcoming comedy anime Aho-Girl will be airing on a simulcast basis starting this July.
The show will premiere on July 5, airing Every Wednesday nights at 11:00pm (10:00pm JKT/BKK), airing within 24 hours after the Japanese telecast.
Encore telecast on Thursday nights at 06:00pm (05:00pm JKT/BKK), which will also be available on-demand on Tribe mobile app.
Yoshiko is an incredibly clueless high school girl with a fatal weakness for bananas. Due to her hopeless intellect, her devoted friends have no choice but to hang around and make sure nobody takes advantage of her. (Synopsis from ANIPLUS Asia)
Aho-Girl is an anime adaptation of a 4-panel comedy manga series written and illustrated by Hiroyuki, which is being published by Kodansha since November 2012, currently on Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. The manga currently has nine (9) volumes.
Keizou Kusakawa, who previously directed in Kantai Collection anime series, will serve as the chief director of the anime, while fellow KanColle anime staffer Shingo Tamaki will also direct the series, and Kotura-san scriptwriter Takashi Aoshima will handle the series composition.
Character designs will be handled by Masakazu Ishikawa, who also worked on the popular comedy anime Squid Girl, which will be produced by diomedea.
The Japanese voice cast will be lead by Aoi Yuki (“Noa Takigawa”, Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches) as the title character “Yoshiko Hanabatake”, Tomokazu Sugita (“Tadaomi Karasuma”, Assassination Classroom) as Yoshiko’s childhood friend “Akuru Akutsu”.
Aho-Girl will be the third simulcast title of ANIPLUS Asia, following the previously announced titles Katsugeki TOUKEN RANBU, premiering on July 2, and Restaurant to Another World, premiering on July 4.