Finally Ya Boy Konming fans! have reason to be happy! A highly anticipated anime adaptation is slated for release in April 2022.
The Ya Boy Kongming! release date is April 5, 2022. It will initially air on Tokyo MX, MBS and BS NTV.
For those unfamiliar with the series, Ya Boy Konming! is an upcoming anime adaptation of a comedy manga of the same name. Yuto Yotsuba (Ellie Golden to Itazura na Tenkan: Busu de Debu demo Ikemen Elite) wrote the award-winning manga, while Ryo Ogawa provided the illustrations.
Ya Boy Kongming! was initially serialized in Comic Days, before moving to Weekly Young Magazine. An anime adaptation of the manga was announced in Fall 2021.
PA Works, the studio behind Charlotte, Fairy Gone and Angel Beats!, is responsible for the editing.
A promotional video revealed that the theme song of the anime was Kibun Jōjō, performed by Eiko Starring 96Neko. A month later, a second promotional video revealed the opening theme song as QUEENDOM’s Chikichiki Banban.
What is the plot of Ya Boy Konming!?
Ya Boy Kongming! is a comedy loosely based on a real-life Chinese statesman named Zhuge Liang. Liang, also known as Kongming, was the most prominent general of the Three Kingdoms.
Kongming overcame many hardships during his full life. He endured numerous battles that led to him becoming one of the greatest strategists of his time.
However, his life came to an abrupt halt during the battle of the Wuzhang Plain. On this deathbed, Kongming wished for the one thing he most desired: to be reborn in a peaceful world.
As a result, he was reincarnated as a younger version of himself and sent straight to modern-day Tokyo! He then befriends an avid aspiring singer, Eiko Tsukimi, and the owner of BB Lounge, Kobayashi.
So, how will this brilliant strategist adapt to his new life of music, dance and partying?
Who is the cast and staff behind Ya Boy Konming!?
Osamu Honma is directing this arrangement, while Yoko Yonaiyama and Genki Hikota are writing and music respectively.
Ryoutarou Okiayu (Fruits Basket) will provide the voice of Kongming, and Jun Fukushima (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) will play Kobayashi. Kaede Hondo (I’m Quitting Heroing) interprets Eiko’s speaking voice. Meanwhile, 96Neko, the singer behind the last theme song, will take over Eiko’s singing voice.
Other voice actors include Shoya Chiba (Fire Force) and Hibiku Yamamura (Beastars).
Ya boy Konming! will be broadcast on April 5, 2022. In the meantime, you can watch the official website for updates.
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