After-School Hanako-kun revealed episode 1 preview images along with a plot synopsis nearly a week before its October 10, 2023 premiere on Crunchyroll. The show will introduce two different parts in the first episode.
The first part, “Hanako-kun After School“, will show Hanako’s efforts in coming up with ideas and advising Aoi to at least make Yashiro Nene’s toilet a more enjoyable cleaning experience. The second part, “Mokke Be Ambitious,” will tell the story of Mokke’s great ambition to become one of the Seven Wonders of Kamome Academy.
Preview Hanako-kun Episode 1 after school Photos
After-School Hanako-kun is a spin-off manga of Hanako-kun in the toilet. Both are written and illustrated by Aidalro. Studio Lerche is responsible for adapting the spin-off with Masaki Kitamura as series director; Aya Hinoue is the animation director and character designer; Kazuma Nagamoto is in charge of compiling the series; and Hiroshi Takaki is the composer. Each episode will be 10 minutes long and will be streamed on Crunchyroll two days before its official release in Japan.
Main image of Hanako-kun after school
The original cast will return in the spin-off series: Megumi Ogata (also known as the voice of Jujutsu Kaisen 0’s Yuta Okkutsu) is Hanako-kun, Akari Kito (voice of Demon Slayer’s Kamado Nezuko) is Nene Yashiro, and Shoya Chiba (who also voices Kamado Nezuko in Demon Slayer). The voice of Classroom of the Elite’s Ayanokoji Kiyotaka) is Kou Minamoto.
Yen Press released the manga digitally and they describe the plot as:
“Hanako-san, Hanako-san…are you there?”
At Kamome Academy, there are many rumors about the school’s Seven Mysteries, one of which is Hanako-san. Said to occupy the third stall in the third floor girls’ bathroom in the old school building, Hanako-san grants any wish when summoned. Nene Yashiro, a high school girl who loves the paranormal and dreams of romance, ventures into this haunted bathroom…but the Hanako-san she meets there is not what she imagined. ! Hanako-san of Kamome Academy…is a boy!
Source: Official website
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