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'Insomniacs After School' announces TV anime and live action film adaptations

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: January 12, 2022 at 11:45 PHT (GMT+8)

Official channels for Makoto Ojiro's manga series Insomniacs After School have announced that adaptations are in progress for a TV anime and a live action film.

Below is the special announcement video for the anime. The plot centers on the Astronomy Club members coping with insomnia and grief after the death of one of their friends.

Insomniacs After School (Japanese: 君は放課後インソムニア, Romaji: Kimi wa Hōkago Insomunia) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Makoto Ojiro. It has been serialized in Shogakukan's seinen manga magazine Weekly Big Comic Spirits since May 2019.

No other details announced as of writing. Updates will be published as soon as they are revealed.

Synopsis from MAL:

It all started with the death of one of the Astronomy Club's members. From this, the rumored ghost of the club came to life.

Grumpy insomniac Ganta Nakami stumbles across the moderately rebellious yet easygoing Isaki Magari in the Astronomy Club's abandoned observatory. Magari is jolted awake and tries to escape from the scene, only to have a broken door prevent that, forcing the two inside. The two forge an unlikely friendship, leading them to use the observatory as a safe space for them to interact.

Kimi wa Houkago Insomnia follows the insomniacs Nakami and Magari's time in the starlit observatory as they help each other cope with insomnia and the lasting effects it has on student life.


Source: Big Comic official website, Comic Natalie


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