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Comedy-horror manga 'Dark Gathering' releases teaser for TV anime in 2023

Just in time for Japan's Ghost Day (Yuurei no Hi)! Comedy-horror manga Dark Gathering is getting an anime in 2023 by OLM.

By: Nicole S. Castro on July 26, 2022 at 18:30 PHT

Teaser promotional materials have been released for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kenichi Kondo's comedy-horror manga Dark Gathering.

The TV anime adaptation will be produced by animation studio OLM and is slated to air in 2023. Below is the first teaser visual.

The series stars college freshman Keitarou Gentouga who struggles with his dislike for ghosts because he has a knack for attracting them. After a spiritual incident that forced him to be a shut-in, he decides to take on a part-time job as a private tutor for Yayoi Houzuki, the cousin of his childhood friend, Eiko Houzuki.

But Keitarou realizes he's in for trouble when Yayoi expresses her desire to encounter spirits, hoping to find the ghost that took her mother away.

Dark Gathering is a comedy-horror manga written and illustrated by Kenichi Kondo. The series is serialized in Jump Square magazine (published by Shueisha) and is currently at nine volumes. The anime adaptation was announced today, July 26, in honor of "Ghost Day" (Romaji: Yuurei no hi, Japanese: 幽霊の日).


  • Original work: Kenichi Kondo (serialized in Shueisha's Jump SQ.)

  • Director: Hiroshi Ikehata

  • Production studio: OLM

Source: Dark Gathering official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.


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