Updated: Mar 17, 2022
Written by: Nicole Castro
Published on: February 15, 2022 at 17:35 PHT (GMT+8)
A second promotional video has been released for upcoming music comedy anime Ya Boy Kongming!, which is scheduled to air on April 5, 2022 on TOKYO MX, MBS, BS日テレ(BS4).
The video features the series' opening theme Ciki Ciki Bam Bam sung by QUEENDOM, a music group formed by the main cast. Ciki Ciki Bam Bam was originally sung by Hungarian artist Jolly.
Ya Boy Kongming! (Japanese: パリピ孔明, Romaji: Paripi Kōmei) is a Japanese manga series written by Yuto Yotsuba and illustrated by Ryō Ogawa. The series was serialized in Kodansha's Comic Days website from December 2019 to November 2021 and later in Weekly Young Magazine. It has been collected in seven tankōbon volumes as of November 2021.
Kaede Hondo (本渡楓) as Eiko Tsukimi
Ryōtarō Okiayu (置鮎 龍太郎) as Zhuge Kongming
Shōya Chiba (千葉翔也) as Kabe-Taijin
Hibiku Yamamura (山村響) as Nanami Kuon
Jun Fukushima (福島潤) as Owner Kobayashi
Source material: Yuto Yotsuba and Ryō Ogawa's "Ya Boy Kongming!" (serialized in Weekly Young Magazine)
Director: Osamu Honma
Series composition: Yoko Yonaiyama
Character design: Kanami Sekiguchi
Prop design: Mayumi Miyaoka, Hiromi Makino
Art director: Junichi Higashi
Art design: Yuta Fujii
Color design: Asami Eguchi
3D director: Motonari Ichikawa
Cinematographer: Yoshimitsu Tomita
Editor: Ayumu Takahashi
Special effects: Masahiro Murakami
Sound director: Satoki Iida
Music: Genki Hikota (Hifumi, inc.)
Music production: Avex Pictures
Animation production: P.A.WORKS
Production: "Ya Boy Kongming!" Production Committee
Synopsis from MAL:
General of the Three Kingdoms, Kongming had struggled his whole life, facing countless battles that made him into the accomplished strategist he was. So on his deathbed, he wished only to be reborn into a peaceful world... and was sent straight to modern-day party-central, Tokyo! Can even a brilliant strategist like Kongming adapt to the wild beats and even wilder party people?!