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Crunchyroll announced during the Anime NYC panel on Friday a new anime based on Yaongyi’s True Beauty webtoon manhwa. The company also announced that they will broadcast the original television anime of Delusional Monthly Magazine (Gekkan Mōsō Kagaku) and the web anime television series Senpai wa Otokonoko (This is Him or literally Senpai is a Boy) by Pom. Crunchyroll also revealed the premiere date for the anime special My Hero AcadeKaren UA Heroes Battle and the second season of Tower of God. Finally, the company has announced the English dub cast for the Solo Leveling anime.
Image provided by Crunchyroll. The anime based on Yaongyi’s manhwa webtoon True Beauty will premiere in 2024. Crunchyroll describes the story:
Jugyeong, who transformed himself with makeup, transferred to Saebom High School to leave behind his past of being bullied. This school is famous for producing idols, actors, and influencers thanks to its unique tradition of anonymous voting for the goddess of True Beauty. Selected students are sought after by entertainment companies.
Jugyeong quickly became the center of attention, winning the title of the next goddess candidate and mingling with Sujin, the former goddess of two times. However, Sujin’s friendly appearance hides an evil intention. She wants to take down Jugyeong with cunning tactics and traps.
Determined not to be a victim anymore, Jugyeong confronts Sujin, vowing to become the next goddess. She participated in a fierce voting battle while hiding her makeup-free face. However, things take a surprising turn when Suho Lee, the school’s handsome boy, accidentally sees her bare face, and Jugyeong runs into the mysterious SeoJun Han, who is determined to reveal her true identity. me.
As Jugyeong’s life becomes more difficult and more entangled with these two, a thrilling story of beauty, intrigue, and self-discovery will unfold. Will Jugyeong conquer all or succumb to the pressure of the beauty-obsessed world around her? Immerse yourself in the world of “True Beauty” and let the drama unfold!
The English voice cast for Solo Leveling includes:
Anime by writer Chugong and the late manhwa Solo Leveling by artist DUBU (REDICE Studio) will premiere in January 2024.
Crunchyroll describes the story:
It’s been more than a decade since the “gates” suddenly appeared—the pathways connecting our world to another dimension. Since then, some people have awakened supernatural powers. We call these individuals “hunters”. Hunters make a living by using their powers to conquer the dungeons inside the portal. In this world of demanding customers, low-level hunter Jinwoo Sung is known as “the weakest hunter in humanity”. One day, Jinwoo was seriously injured when he ran into a high-level double dungeon hidden within a low-level dungeon. Just then, a mysterious quest window appeared in front of him. On the brink of death, Jinwoo decided to accept the quest and started leveling up… while the others did not.
Shunsuke Nakashige (Mother Goddess’s Dormitory) is directing the anime series at A-1 Pictures, and Noboru Kimura (Gundam Build Divers, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!) is the main writer. Tomoko Sudo (Alice in Borderland, Fragtime) designed the characters and Hiroyuki Sawano (Attack on Titan, Blue Exorcist, Kill la Kill, Mobile Suit Gunma UC) composed the music.
Crunchyroll will begin streaming the original monthly television anime Science Mōsō (Gekkan Mōsō Kagaku) in January 2024.
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The company describes the story:
The story takes place in the town of Most City in a certain country. On the second floor of an old building is a publishing company that publishes a periodical called Delusional Monthly Magazine, a scientific magazine that features articles about shocking, bizarre events and impossible phenomena. The explanation makes even scientists give up and give up. Its staff consists solely of a beautiful editor-in-chief and her sole editor, Taro J. Suzuki, along with his school-aged assistant Jiro Tanaka and his dog Saburo. The editorial department is always empty, Taro, Jiro and Saburo often hang out at Rock, a cafe on the first floor. One day, scientist Goro Sato visits them to consult, and thus begins a strange new story.
Ichigo Umatani is credited as the author of the original story. Chizuru Miyawaki (Gintama: The Final, Raven of the Inner Palace) drafted the original character designs and is also directing the anime at OLM (Team Yoshioka). Hiroko Kanasugi (Mewkledreamy, Drug Store in Another World-The Slow Life of a Cheat Pharmacist) oversaw the film’s script, and Akane Hirota (animation director for Komi Can’t Communication) designed the character animation.
Crunchyroll will begin streaming a television anime of Pom’s Senpai wa Otokonoko (This is Him or literally Senpai is a boy) web manga in 2024.
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The company describes the story:
Can true love really overcome all obstacles? Saki, a high school student, confesses her feelings to Makoto. Surprised, Makoto reveals his secret, but this unexpected discovery doesn’t seem to bother Saki, who is already infatuated with him. After being rejected, Saki asks Ryuji, Makoto’s childhood friend, for advice on how to win his heart. A love triangle unfolds when Ryuji realizes that he may also have feelings for his old friend.
Pom launched the manga on the LINE Manga app in 2019. Ichijinsha published the manga’s sixth compilation volume on July 25, and will publish the seventh volume on November 24.
Tower of God’s second season will premiere in July 2024. Crunchyroll describes the story:
Reach the top, and everything will be fine for you. At the top of the tower exists everything in this world and it can all be yours. You can become a god. This is the story of the beginning and end of Rachel, the girl who climbed the tower so she could see the stars, and Bam, the boy who needed nothing but her.
The first season debuted on Crunchyroll on April 1, 2020, and premiered in Japan on April 2 at 12:30 am. That season had 13 episodes.
The My Hero AcadeKaren UA Heroes Battle special anime episode will be available to stream with English and English dub subtitles on November 30. Crunchyroll describes the episode:
Class 1-A is bored out of its mind! Stuck in the dorms in the winter, they can’t go out or do anything fun. That is until third year Mirio Togata visits the students with a new card game the support course has developed that uses UA students as playable characters. Now to kill time, they will play a game as difficult as UA. Who will win the card war?
The anime was shown in 10 theaters in Japan from October 20-26. The world premiere screened at this year’s New York Comic Con event on October 13.
Source: Crunchyroll’s Anime NYC Panel (Alex Mateo)