'My Dress-Up Darling' TV anime reveals first key visual, CloverWorks handles animation production

Written by: Jei Beltrano

Published on: October 15, 2021 at 14:32 PHT (GMT+8)

The official Twitter for the television (TV) anime adaptation of Shinichi Fukuda's "My Dress-Up Darling (Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru)" has revealed on Friday a new key visual along with the announcement of the main staff for the upcoming anime series. The anime’s broadcast date is yet to be announced.

The animation production is handled by CloverWorks. Keisuke Shinohara is directing the series with Yoriko Tomita handling the series composition and script. Kazumasa Ishida is designing the characters and is also in charge as the chief animation supervisor. Takeshi Nakatsuka is composing the music with the sound direction of Akiko Fujita.

Recently, the manga series reached a cumulative total of over 2 million copies in circulation.


The My Dress-Up Darling is a Japanese romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Shinichi Fukuda which started its serialization in January 2018 in Square Enix's Young Gangan magazine. As of May 2020, it has been compiled into five individual volumes with the first volume released on November 24, 2018. The seventh volume of the manga series was released on April 27.


The story centers Wakana Gojo, a first-year high-school student who dreams of becoming a hina doll craftsman. One day during his first semester, his popular classmate Marin Kitagawa sees him making doll costumes in the school's clothing room. Marin, who has wanted to cosplay for a while and has observed Wakana's skill in sewing, asks him to create the costume of a character from a video game that she adores. However, Wakana has never made costumes on a human scale, and being driven by the strong emotions of Marin, he accepts her request.

Source: My Dress-Up Darling Anime Official Twitter

📷 (c)Shinichi Fukuda/SQUARE ENIX, Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru

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