The slice of life package for 2023 is beginning to shape up! The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again has confirmed an anime adaptation for the coming year and we’re here for it! The announcement was made earlier this week via a tweet. The news of TV anime has been first disclosed in the latest July 2022 issue of Kodansha’s Monthly Shounen Sirius magazine and an illustration has also been revealed to celebrate the adaptation.
The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again is a manga series written and illustrated by Hitsuji Yamada. The series began serialisation in Kodansha’s Suiyobi no Sirius in 2018. It was also published in the Monthly Shonen Sirius in October 2021 and has been regularly released. The manga is licensed for release in English in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment.
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What is The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again About?
The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again is a comedy and slice of life series that begins with the adoption of Yukichi, a giant black cat. A young girl named Saku takes him in with little clue about his actual abilities. With his upright stature towering over her, Yukichi manages to become a partner in her household and integrate himself as a faithful member of the family.
Saku realizes quickly enough that she has found no ordinary cat. Yukichi has excellent cooking skills and is a master of supermarket shopping, bargaining and finding his way through a good sale. At times it seems that Yukichi’s presence helps Saku be the adult that she has to be. The stray black cat that she chances upon becomes a part of her daily life.
When Will The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again Release?
The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again has announced a 2023 release but details on the production are elusive at the moment. The anime could easily have a single cour release with 12-14 episodes in the first season. The manga currently has 5 volumes which means that the cour format may be best suited to the upcoming anime adaptation.
The anime adaptation has not specified an anime calendar season for release. The second half of 2023 seems to be a better bet for a release date given that we don’t know much about the production status of the anime. A Summer 2023 release could very well be on the cards.
Where Can I Watch The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again?
The streaming platform updates for the upcoming anime have not been released yet. TV broadcast schedules are usually released a month or two before the anime actually airs. It is likely that Crunchyroll will be adding The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again to its streaming service which may also end in an English Dub. Other streaming platforms like Netflix and Hulu have not made any announcements either.
The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again Characters Cast and Staff
The main characters of The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again are Saku and Yukichi. The voice actors for the anime are yet to be revealed. The animation studio working on animating the anime is also a mystery at the moment. The production staff is also unknown at the moment but details on the series are expected in the upcoming months.
The official website of the anime has posted the announcement for the series and is yet to update key visuals, posters and opening and ending themes along with reveals on character designs. An official trailer for the series is also yet to release.
FAQs – The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again Edition
Q. Where can I read The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again manga Volume 1?
A. The English translation of The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again manga is listed on the Seven Seas Entertainment website. The series is available in both physical and digital versions with partnered retailers. The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again Volume 1 is available for purchase for $13.99. The manga only has 5 volumes at the moment, with a sixth volume that is expected to release in July 2022.
Q. Is The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again good?
A. The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again is described as a slice of life comedy that has a very wholesome plot. The setting and wonderful characters create a story worth reading/ watching for people who are looking for a lighthearted story with comfortable storylines. The manga is actually quite well-received among fans and has over 900,000 copies in circulation!
Every anime calendar comes with its set of comfort anime for the season and The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again is definitely out to make the 2023 anime calendar more interesting!.
Q. Which series are similar to The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again?
A. Deaimon was a part of the Spring 2022 anime calendar and was reviewed as an excellent comfort watch. Slow Loop was released during the Winter 2022 anime season and qualifies as a comfort watch with a good storyline. The Masterful Cat is Depressed Again also belongs to the same category of recent releases even though the plot for the series is different.
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