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'Ya Boy Kongming!' releases third PV with party performances for April 2022 broadcast

The PV features music performances from Kabe-Taijin, Nanami Kuon, and Eiko Tsukimi.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 17, 2022 at 19:38 PHT

A third 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).

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The third promotional video doubles as a music video, with performances by three of the main characters. Kabe-Taijin (CV: Shōya Chiba) shows off his rapping skills, while Nanami Kuon (CV: Hibiku Yamamura, singing voice: Lezel), and Eiko Tsukimi (CV: Kaede Hondo, singing voice: 96Neko 96猫) perform rock and pop song numbers.

Ya Boy Kongming! is the story of Chinese military strategist Zhuge Liang Kongming (CV: Ryōtarō Okiayu), who is reborn in modern Japan, where he discovers the Shibuya night life.


  • 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


The famous military strategist Zhuge Liang Kongming, who met his demise in the Battle of Wuzhang Plains, is reborn in modern Japan. The partygoers (in Japanese, "Paripi") of Shibuya lure him to a night club where he meets Eiko Tsukimi, an aspiring singer, and his second life begins. (from Wikipedia)

About Ya Boy Kongming!

Source: Ya Boy Kongming! 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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