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Music manga 'Bocchi the Rock!' announces anime for 2022

Written by: Nicole Castro

Published on: December 18, 2021 at 11:44 PHT (GMT+8)

Aki Hamaji's music manga series Bocchi the Rock! is inspiring an anime adaptation from CloverWorks, scheduled to air within 2022.

Below is the announcement video. Protagonist Hitori Gotoh will be voiced by Yoshino Aoyama (青山吉能).

Below is a teaser visual of Hitori.

Bocchi the Rock! (Japanese: ぼっち・ざ・ろっく!) is a Japanese four-panel manga series written and illustrated by Aki Hamaji, serialized in Houbunsha's seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Max since December 2017. It has been collected in three tankōbon volumes.


  • Original: Aki Hamaji (serialized in "Manga Time Kirara Max" by Houbunsha)

  • Director: Keiichiro Saito

  • Series composition, Screenplay: Erika Yoshida

  • Character design: Kerorira

  • Animation production: CloverWorks

Synopsis from MAL:

Hitori Gotou is a high school girl who started learning to playing the guitar because she dreams of being in a band, but she's so shy that she hasn't made a single friend. However, her dream might come true after she meets Nijika Ijichi, a girl who plays drums and is looking for a new guitarist for her band.


Source: Bocchi the Rock! official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie


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