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Original romcom TV anime 'Love Flops' releases 1st PV for October 2022 broadcast

Love Flops airs in October 2022 and is animated by studio Passione.

By: Nicole S. Castro on July 26, 2022 at 22:07 PHT

The first promotional video has been released for upcoming original TV anime Love Flops (Romaji: Renai Flops), scheduled to air in October 2022. The anime is produced by studio Passione.

©Love Flops PROJECT

Love Flops is a romcom, coming-of-age anime starring protagonist Asahi Kashiwagi (CV: Ryōta Ōsaka), who gets into all sorts of trouble with five girls who transfer to his high school either as a classmate or as a teacher.

The first PV also features the opening theme song Love? Reason why!! sung by Konomi Suzuki.

Shiori Izawa joins the cast as the voice of Lovelin, Asahi's support robot.


  • Asahi Kashiwagi (CV: Ryōta Ōsaka)

  • Aio Izumisawa (CV: Miku Itō)

  • Amelia Irving (CV: Ayana Taketatsu)

  • Ilya Ilyukhin (CV: Rie Takahashi)

  • Bai Mongfa (CV: Hisako Kanemoto)

  • Karin Istel (CV: Marika Kouno)

  • Yoshio Ijuin (CV: Jun Fukuyama)

  • Lovelin (CV: Shiori Izawa)


  • Original story: Love Flops Project

  • Director: Nobuyoshi Nagayama

  • Assistant directors: Midori Yui, Fujiaki Asari

  • Series composition, Screenplay: Ryo Yasumoto

  • Character design, Chief animation director: Kazuyuki Ueta

  • Color design: Saki Suzuki

  • Art setting: Eiko Tsunado

  • Art director: Kusanagi

  • Cinematographer: Kouji Hayashi

  • 3D: Taro Yamada (Creap)

  • Editors: Ayako Tan, Nami Niinuma

  • Sound director: Hisayoshi Hirasawa

  • Sound effects: Yasushi Inomata

  • Sound production: Magic Capsule

  • Music: Kenichiro Suehiro

  • Animation production: Passione

  • Production: Love Flops Production Committee

Source: Love Flops 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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