Doomsday With My Dog anime release date on HIDIVE and YouTube announced

Key visual for the upcoming anime Doomsday with my Dog, featuring Master and Haru.
Key visual for the upcoming anime Doomsday with my Dog, featuring Master and Haru. Pic credit: HIDIVE

Doomsday With My Dog (Sekai no Owari ni Shiba Inu to) is a Japanese, seinen, post-apocalyptic, slice-of-life, comedy, four-panel manga series written and illustrated by Yu Ishihara. The manga was originally published as a web manga on Twitter on Yu Ishihara’s official Twitter account (@k5dbZRmjNe77i5r).

Yu Ishihara tweeted a link where you will be able to see the animated manga on YouTube in Japanese, but if you need the English subtitled version you will have to wait until it is released on HIDIVE on August 4, 2022.

The premiere of Doomsday With My Dog will be simulcast on Thursday, August 4th at 6:30 AM ET (10:30 UTC) with new episodes releasing on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays!

In March 2018, Kadokawa Corporation picked the series Doomsday With My Dog up and it began serialization on their ComicWalker website. As of December 2020, the manga’s chapters have been collected into three tankobon volumes that were released by Kadokawa Shoten.

In August 2022, an ONA (original net anime adaptation) by DLE was released on YouTube. On June 13, 2022, Sentai Filmworks licensed the series.

The female “Master” is voiced by Maaya Uchida (Liliruca Arde in Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) and her dog known as “Haru the Dog” is voiced by Mutusmi Tamura (Nat in MADE IN ABYSS).

What is the plot of Doomsday With My Dog?

The story is set in a post-apocalyptic world where only one human female and her dog remain alive. The sole surviving girl and her canine companion, Haru, travel across a desolate wasteland after the destruction of civilization, but although their situation may seem bleak they make the best of things.

Haru looks after his Master’s safety and mental well-being. This may seem an impossible job for a mere dog, but Haru is no ordinary dog. Haru is in fact a “shiba inu”, who has mastered human speech. He makes sure to keep his Master feeling optimistic despite the dull world they live in and makes sure to liven things up with funny observations and his own philosophical musings.

His Master comes to realize that although there are no other humans around, her life won’t be boring as long as she has Haru by her side.

Who are the production team members?

Doomsday With My Dog production team members include:

  • Director – Sorosoro Tanigawa
  • Animation – DLE

More staff and cast members are coming soon!

Yu Ishihara created a special illustration to celebrate the upcoming release, which they shared on their official Twitter account.

Commemorative illustration for the upcoming anime Doomsday With My Dog, featuring Master surrounded by lots of dogs and different animals.
Commemorative illustration for the upcoming anime Doomsday With My Dog, featuring Master surrounded by lots of dogs and different animals. Pic credit: Yu Ishihara

Are you looking forward to Doomsday With My Dog? If you could choose only one animal to spend the apocalypse with, what would it be? Let us know in the comment section below.

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