Ahead of the debut of the special episode of the TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You anime, a new key visual has been revealed. This visual was published on the official TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You website and its official Twitter page to hype the upcoming special episode.
The official trailer for the special episode was posted on the Crunchyroll YouTube channel on April 6, 2022, which gave fans a preview of what to expect.
The TONIKAWA special episode release date was initially scheduled for Summer 2022, but it has been delayed to Fall 2022 in Japan. This is ahead of the TONIKAWA Season 2 release date, which has yet to be announced. However, the special episode will still have its world premiere on August 6, 2022, at Crunchyroll Expo 2022.
TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You new key visual and more
The new key visual does not give much away as to what to expect from the forthcoming special episode. Still, it showcases the anime’s main characters, Tsukasa Yuzaki and Nasa Yuzaki.
However, the first season’s cast will likely return for the special episode as well as the second season.
Check out the new visual below:
The returning cast and staff include:
- Akari Kito as Tsukasa Yuzaki
- Junya Enoki as Nasa Yuzaki
- Yu Serizawa as Kaname Arisugawa
- Sumire Uesaka as Aya Arisugawa
- Konomi Kohara as Chitose Kaginoji
- Director: Hiroshi Ikehata
- Animation Production: Seven Arcs
- Series Composition: Kazuho Hyodo
- Character Design: Masakatsu Sasaki
- Sound Direction: Satoshi Motoyama
- Music: Endo
The special episode and the second season will be available for streaming on Crunchyroll in Europe, Africa, North and South America, Central America, the Middle East, and CIS after its debut in Japan in the Fall of 2022.
TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You Season 1 plot, and more
The first season of the romantic comedy anime aired in Japan from October to December 2020 with 12 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series and dubs for the anime in English, Portuguese, Spanish, German, and French.
The series is an adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Kenjiro Hata. It was serialized in the weekly Shonēn magazine and published by Shogakukan in February 2018 with a total of 20 volumes.
The story begins when the main character Nasa Yuzaki falls in love with a mysterious girl, Tsukasa, and while trying to approach her, he runs across the street and gets hit by a truck. However, he escapes this fatal accident as the unusual Tsukasa saves him. He confesses his feelings, and Tsukasa agrees to become his girlfriend on the condition that they get married first. She disappears afterward, re-emerges on his 18th birthday with a marriage form, and begins their relationship.