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).
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!
Ya Boy Kongming! (Japanese: パリピ孔明, Romaji: Paripi Kōmei) is a Japanese manga series written by Yuto Yotsuba and illustrated by Ryō Ogawa. The series was serialized in Kodansha's Comic Days website from December 2019 to November 2021 and later in Weekly Young Magazine. It has been collected in seven tankōbon volumes as of November 2021.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
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.