A Couple of Cuckoos (Kakkou no Iinazuke anime) anime has been confirmed for a late April release! The manga for the series began only in 2020 and has confirmed an anime adaptation by Shin-Ei Animation and SynergySP. Shin-Ei animation has been around since the 1970s and has produced household names like Doraemon!
The manga series by Miki Yoshikawa began serialization in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine in 2020. It actually had a one-shot from the series released in 2019 before getting a regular publishing schedule. There are currently 11 volumes of manga that are published.
The manga is rated 7/10 on My Anime List!
A Couple of Cuckoos Trailer
What is A Couple of Cuckoos About?
A Couple of Cuckoos is a romantic comedy series that begins with 16-year old ace student Nagi Umino finding out that he was switched at birth. Nagi is the odd one out in his family, with everyone else being very energetic and enthusiastic while he is calm and collected. Nagi is invited to a dinner with his birth parents but ends up encountering a rather peculiar person.
He meets Erika Amano, a popular social media star who seems hell-bent on getting a fake boyfriend and is trying to convince him to help her out. As it turns out her parents have arranged for her to get married while she absolutely refuses to do so. On reaching Erika’s place, it turns out that Nagi’s birth parents are Erika’s parents the marriage that has been arranged involves Nagi and Erika.
Nagi refuses to indulge any of these whimsical plans as he seems to have his eyes on someone as well – the seemingly perfect Hiro Segawa.
The opening theme for A Couple of Cuckoos is titled Rough by Kiyoe Yoshioka, known for being a part of the famous band Ikimonogakari! The ending theme titled Square Destiny will be performed by Sangatsu no Phantasia! The visuals and posters for the Kakkou no Iinazuke anime have already been released!
What is “A Couple of Cuckoos Release Date”?
A Couple of Cuckoos has confirmed a premiere for Saturday, April 23rd! That being said, the number of episodes for the upcoming Kakkou no Iinazuke anime is expected to be a single cour. This means there will be 12-14 episodes in the Spring 2022 anime calendar that will be aired. The release schedule for the anime is being managed by the platforms that will host the anime upon release.
Where can I Watch A Couple of Cuckoos?
The Kakkou no Iinazuke anime release date has been confirmed on TV Asahi’s NUMAnimation block for April 23rd! The schedule for the release is a bit confusing as it says 25:30 on April 23rd which translated to 1:30 AM on April 24th in Japan. Crunchyroll has licensed A Couple of Cuckoos and will be streaming the anime outside Asia! The associated release time of A Couple of Cuckoos anime Episode 1 in different time zones can be approximated as:
Pacific Standard time – 9:30 AM PST Saturday, 23rd April 2022 (America)
Central Standard time – 10:30 AM CST Saturday, 23rd April 2022 (America)
Eastern Standard time – 12:30 PM EST Saturday, 23rd April 2022 (America)
British Time- 4:30 PM GMT Saturday, 23rd April 2022 (UK)
Central European Time- 5:30 PM CET Saturday, 23rd April 2022 (Europe)
Indian Standard Time- 10 PM IST Sunday, 23rd April 2022 (India)
Australia Time- 3:30 AM ADHT Sunday, 23rd April 2022 (Australia)
New Zealand Time- 5:30 AM NZDT Sunday, 23rd April 2022 (New Zealand)
Please note that the timings are subject to change!
A Couple of Cuckoos Characters, Cast and Staff!
The complete voice cast for the upcoming anime has been revealed! The voices for the characters include:
- Kaito Ishiwaka as Nagi Umino
- Akari Kito as Erika Amano
- Nao Toyama as Hiro Segawa
- Ryohei Kimura as Yohei Umino, Nagi’s father/ Erika’s Biological Father
- Yoko Hikasa as Namie Umino, Nagi’s mother/ Erika’s Biological Mother
- Toshiyuki Morikawa as Soichiro Amano, Erika’s father/ Nagi’s Biological Father
- Yukiko Aruga as Rituko Amano, Erika’s mother/ Nagi’s Biological Mother
Yoshiyuki Shirahata is the Director, Hiroaki Akagi is the Chief Director of animation, Yasuhiro Nakanishi is the script supervisor and Aya Takano is the character designer.
FAQs – A Couple of Cuckoos Edition
Q. Is A Couple of Cuckoos Over?
A. The manga for the series began its publication in January 2020 and presently has 11 volumes. The romantic comedy series is currently ongoing and has had a very consistent release schedule with a new volume releasing every two months.
The most recent volume for the anime was released on March 17th 2022! The manga presently has 96 chapters with the release of Volume 11. It does not seem like the manga will come to a close anytime soon. At least no announcements have been made by the author about it yet. The anime adaptation for the series is yet to begin and will land in April 2022!
Q. Where Can I Watch Couple of Cuckoos Anime?
A. The anime adaptation for the series will begin on April 23rd 2022! The anime has been confirmed on TV Asahi’s NUMAnimation block and will therefore be broadcast on the channels in the network. Crunchyroll has also confirmed the streaming status of the anime and will be hosting it for regions outside Asia.
A Couple of Cuckoos manga is licensed by Kodansha Comics which has also released an English translation for the manga. The digital version of the manga is distributed in North America by Kodansha.
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