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'Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible' releases 1st PV for 2023 broadcast

Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible features Kana Hanazawa as Kubo-san and Kengo Kawanishi as Shiraishi-kun.

By: Nicole S. Castro on August 18, 2022 at 17:08 PHT

The first promotional video has been released for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Nene Yukimori's romcom manga series Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible. The anime is produced by studio PINE JAM and is slated to air in 2023.

©Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible PROJECT

The story features ordinary, easy-to-ignore high school student Junta Shiraishi (CV: Kengo Kawanishi) who is treated like a video game mob character by his teachers and peers. But this changes after the gorgeous Nagisa Kubo (CV: Kana Hanazawa) starts paying attention to him.

Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible (Japanese: 久保さんは僕モブを許さない, Romaji: Kubo-san wa Mobu o Yurusanai) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Nene Yukimori. It has been serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump since October 2019.


  • Original work: Nene Yukimori's "Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible" (serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump)

  • Director: Kazuomi Koga

  • Series composition/Script: Yuya Takahashi

  • Character design: Yoshiko Saito

  • Animation production: PINE JAM

Source: Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible 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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