The third visual promotional video of the Insomniacs After School anime manga has now been released. The fans now don’t have to wait for the anime as, according to the video, you will be able to enjoy the premier of the anime on April 10. Besides the premier, there is other exciting news, Aiko will perform the opening theme song titled “When Can We Meet.”

Insomniacs After School

Makoto Ojiro has written and illustrated the Japanese manga series, Insomniacs After School, published in the Weekly Big Comic Spirits manga magazine.

The manga series plot revolves around the small town of Nano, where the insomniac Ganta Nakami tries to take a nap in the school’s astronomical observatory, which has been abandoned. Ganta Nakami is cranky in class since he is unable to sleep at night. That’s why he is unpopular among his classmates.

There have been some serious dark rumors about the observatory and the astronomy club members, due to which the students keep away from here. As a result, it becomes a perfect place for Ganta to take a nap.

In the observatory, Ganta meets a carefree girl, Isaki Magari, who is also an insomniac; hence, both characters represent the series’ names. As a result, both these insomniacs tie an awkward friendship between them to establish the astronomy club.

On the other hand, the school faculty doesn’t permit any unsanctioned use of the observatory. However, the anime manga proceeds how these two insomniacs make this place their home.

The manga was illustrated in the manga magazine on May 20, 2017, while the first volume was released on September 12, 2019. By January 12, 2023, 11 volumes had already been released.

An anime TV series adaptation was earlier announced in January 2022. Liden Films is the anime series producer, while Yuki Ikeda is the director. The talented Rintaro Ikeda has written the scripts, and Yuki Fukuda has been handling the character designs. Finally, the music is composed by none other than Yuki Hayashi.

The fans have anticipated the anime series to be a great hit because of the talented staff members:

  • Art setting – Akihiro Hirasawa
  • Photography – Graphinicia
  • Art director – Tatsuro Onishi
  • Sound director – Satoshi Motoyama
  • 3D works – Yoshimasa Yamazaki
  • Background art – Kusanagi
  • 2D works – Rinko Nakamura
  • Color key artist – Emiko Onodera

The anime stars Gen Sato as Ganta, Konomi Taimura as Isaki, and Karuka Tomatsu as Yui Shirmaru.

Final Word

The fans have been waiting more than a year to watch the famous Insomniacs After School anime series. The wait is almost over, as you will be able to see the anime series to be premiered on April 11, 2023, on Tokyo TV as well as other channels. The opening theme song is by Aiko, while the ending theme song is by Homecomings.

Besides the anime series, a live-action film adaptation will premiere in June 2023. United Productions has produced the film with Chihiro Ikeda as the director.