Romantic Comedy Manga Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible is Getting an Anime Adaptation! Release Date confirmed in 2023

The popular romantic comedy series Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible has confirmed an anime adaptation! The manga for the series is often compared to Teasing Master Takagi-San and works along similar lines. The anime adaptation will be produced by Pine Jam, who has also been credited for the Netflix OVA Hozuki’s Coolheadedness.

The manga for the series is written and illustrated by Nene Yukimori and has been in publication since 2019. The manga has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump and currently has eight volumes. The ninth volume of the manga will ship on May 18th 2022.

The manga for Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible has been rated 7.9/10 on My Anime List!

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible Official Manga Trailer

What is Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible About?

This high school rom-com takes you into the life of Junta Shiraishi, a very average student with a simple dream – to make the most of his youth. As it happens to be, most of the people around him in school are eluded to his presence as he is not a very noticeable person. His apparent invisibility goes to the extent that most people believe his seat in the classroom remains empty and that he does not reach school on most days.

Some people also tend to believe that spotting Junta will lead to a good day as the phenomenon seems very rare. The only person who seems to notice his existence is Nagisa Kubo, a girl who is usually seated next to him in class. As it happens, she consistently puts him in unexpected situations as she enjoys teasing him. Junta realizes quickly enough that his high school life is going to be much more eventful than he anticipated.

When Will Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible Release?

The anime has only gotten its green signal for production. The timeline and updates will become more available in the second half of 2022. The announcement was done on the Twitter handle of Shueisha announced on Friday!

The only information known till now is about the production studio and a celebratory illustration by the author of the manga. With only eight volumes out, it is likely that the anime will release in cours, with 12-14 episodes in each part. With the current looks of things, it is likely that Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible will be released in Spring 2023 – Summer 2023 at the earliest.

To celebrate the announcement, Yukimori released a visual.

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Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible anime broadcast had to be stopped due to the COVID-19 outbreak. However, it has announced its new release date scheduled to return on April 4, 2023. It is important to note that the broadcast will not resume from the episode where it has to halt. Instead, the anime will air from the beginning with Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible episode 1.

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible anime had stopped airing from Episode 7 onwards. In other words, fans will only be able to get to see the new episodes until the second half of May (approximately).

Where Can I Watch Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible?

There have been no streaming or broadcast details announced for the anime yet. The details for TV broadcast blocks and announcements for streaming platforms are usually given out a few months before the anime is released. If Crunchyroll decides to stream the anime, it will be a part of the seasonal anime lineup and chances are, it can also get an English Dub after the Japanese audio release.

Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible Characters, Cast and Staff

Pine Jam is going to be working on the anime’s release. The two main characters of the anime have revealed the voice actors:

  • Kana Hanazawa as Nagisa Kubo
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Junta Shiraishi

Kazuomi Koga is going to be directing the anime, and Yuya Takahashi is overseeing the series as well as the acting script supervisor. Yoshiko Saito is the character designer for the series.

FAQs – Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible

Q. What About the Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible Manga?

The manga written by Nene Yukimori has been serialized since 2019 in Shueisha’s Weekly Young Jump and is available on Viz Media’s Website for purchase in the digital format and also on Shueisha’s Manga Plus.

Viz Media has licensed the manga for English translations and distribution. Viz Media has a big library of manga that can be read online. The first 3 chapters are usually free! The remaining chapters need a membership that allows access to their entire catalogue for $1.99 per month!

Q. What are some other series you should check out if you like Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible?

A. Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible is a high school romantic comedy which is a very popular genre. Many other mangas titled that have recently gotten an anime adaptation also fall into this genre. Spring 2022 brought A Couple of Cuckoos, Shikimori is not Just A Cutie among others which characterise light bickering relationships with interesting dynamics. Teasing Master Takagi-San and My Dress-Up Darling are also really good manga series to follow and now also have their own anime adaptations that you can follow!

Q. How many episodes will Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible anime have?

A, It can be assumed that the anime adaptation for the series is going to stay true to the manga. That said, there are almost 9 volumes of manga that are already published which can easily have a 20+ episode adaptation. It is more likely that the anime will be released in split cour seasons, much like Spy x Family has a Spring 2022 first cour and second cour scheduled for the latter half of 2022.

If the anime is released in cours, the first one is likely to release with 12 episodes. In the meantime, keep on visiting Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible anime’s website.

Stay tuned for updates on the Kubo Won’t Let Me Be Invisible and all the good stuff from your favourite titles. In the meantime, don’t forget to let us know your picks from Spring 2022 anime releases and let us know all you plan to watch in the upcoming season!

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