Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! anime release date in 2023 confirmed by Dosanko Gyaruu wa Namaramenkoi creator

Key visual for the upcoming anime Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable!
Key visual for the upcoming anime Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Pic credit: @ikada_kai/Twitter

On October 25, 2022, Kai Ikada, the author of the rom-com manga Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! announced on her official Twitter account that her work is inspiring an anime TV series adaptation that is set to premiere in 2023!

This one is definitely for fans of gyaru gals (usually tanned girls that wear sexy, flashy clothing) and the recent hit anime More Than a Married Couple, But Not Lovers.

Kai Ikada commented, “It has been decided that Dosanko Gyaruu wa Namaramenkoi will be made into a TV anime! I would like to thank all my readers who have supported me. Thanks to them my long-awaited dream of an anime adaptation is coming true! Thank you very much! More information about the anime will come up soon so look forward to the follow-up report.”

Kai Ikada also released a celebratory illustration, which can be seen here:

Full-sized key visual for the upcoming anime Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable!
Full-sized key visual for the upcoming anime Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Pic credit: @ikada_kai/Twitter

Who will play the gyaru heroine?

Picture of voice actress Ayane Sakura.
Picture of voice actress Ayane Sakura. Pic credit: @natalie.mu

Voice actress Ayane Sakura will play the role of the Hokkaido gal heroine, Minami Fuyuki.

The story is set in Japan’s cold, northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido and is a coming-of-age tale that has passion, love, and friendship. The manga is full of interesting developments, but there were steamy moments that made me embarrassed to read. The Michi-no-kosatsu gals are very competitive when it comes to their popularity. I will play Minami Fuyuki who is a gal that engages with others with her bright and positive personality. I think people will find her soothing to watch. I have never used gyaru slang in my daily life before, so I plan to learn many gyaru slang words before the recording session so I can do my best to play the role of Minami Fuyuki naturally.

Ayane Sakura commented at Natalie.mu

What is the plot of Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable!?

The story centers on a Japanese city boy named Tsubasa Shiki, who ends up moving out to the sticks, in other words, the city of Kitami in Hokkaido. As soon as he enrolls in high school one of his female classmates named Minami Fuyuki takes a liking to him and takes him under her wing. Shiki finds Fuyuki to be unlike any girl he’s ever met before and is instantly drawn to this sweet, sexy Hokkaido gyaru gal.

Where can I read the manga?

Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Volume 1 cover.
Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Volume 1 cover. Pic credit: @natalie.mu

Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kai Ikada. Since September 4, 2019, the manga has been serialized for free on the Shounen Jump+ app and website. As of June 3, 2022, the manga’s chapters have been collected into 8 tankoubon volumes by Shueisha.

On December 7, 2020, a special one-shot of Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! was published in Weekly Shounen Jump’s first issue of 2021. On September 1, 2020, Shueisha began publishing Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! in English for free on the Manga Plus app and website.

You can get the Manga Plus app here and start reading Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! in English for free.

Beginning on January 25, 2021, Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! received a Vomic adaptation. What is a Vomic adaptation? It’s a video where voice actors, music, and sound effects are played as selected manga images appear in the video. The episodes have been uploaded to Jump Comic’s official YouTube channel.

You can watch the first episode of the Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Vomic here:

Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Vomic.

Are you looking forward to the anime adaptation of Hokkaido Gals Are Super Adorable! Are you into gyaru girls? Let us know in the comment section below!

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