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'My Life as Inukai-san's Dog' releases 1st PV and cast for TV anime in January 2023

Pochita the dog is voiced by Shuichiro Umeda, while Inukai-san is voiced by Saya Aizawa.

By: Nicole S. Castro on August 10, 2022 at 17:23 PHT

The first promotional video has been released for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of adult comedy manga My Life as Inukai-san's Dog.

The anime is slated to air in January 2023 and is produced by studio Quad.

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As the series title suggests, the protagonist of the story wakes up one day and becomes the pet of the beautiful and cool girl Karen Inukai (CV: Saya Aizawa). She names him Pochita (CV: Shuichiro Umeda). The protagonist as Pochita gets to see sides of Inukai that no one else is privy to.


  • Pochita (CV: Shuichiro Umeda)

  • Karen Inukai (CV: Saya Aizawa)

  • Mike Nekotani (CV: Mayu Sagara)

  • Usagi Tsukishirou (CV: Yurie Kozakai)

My Life as Inukai-san's Dog (Romaji: Inu ni Nattara Suki na Hito ni Hirowareta, Japanese: 犬になったら好きな人に拾われた) is a Japanese web manga series written and illustrated by Itsutsuse. It was serialized in Kodansha's Magazine Pocket website from August 2020 to March 2022. It also started serialization in Shōnen Magazine R in September of the same year.


  • Original story: Itsutsuse (serialized in Kodansha's Monthly Shonen Magazine R)

  • Director: Takashi Ando

  • Visual director: Hisashi Saito

  • Character design, Chief animation director: Kazuaki Morita

  • Music: Tatsuya Kikuchi (marble)

  • Sound director: Kohei Yoshida

  • Animation production: Quad

Source: My Life as Inukai-san's Dog 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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