What You Need to Know:
- Aniplex of America’s brand new romantic comedy, We Never Learn: BOKUBEN, has been confirmed to be available on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow for the spring anime season. Based on the manga written by Taishi Tsutsui and currently serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump, the anime series will be a joint animation production by studios SILVER and ARVO ANIMATION with barnum studio in charge of producing the series.
- In February of 2019, the manga’s tenth volume was listed among the top 20 best-selling comics in Japan by Oricon. Love Hina and The Familiar of Zero’s Yoshiaki Iwasaki is signed on as the director for the series with Masakatsu Sasaki (A-Channel, Saki) serving as character designer and Masato Nakayama (B-PROJECT, Cutie Honey Universe) in charge of the music. We Never Learn: BOKUBEN premieres on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and FunimationNow on April 6, 2019.
- We Never Learn: BOKUBEN stars Ryota Osaka (Your lie in April, Magi: The Kingdom of Magic) as Nariyuki Yuiga, a high-school boy, who find himself in the unlikely predicament of trying to secure a college scholarship in exchange for tutoring his brilliant yet sometimes tragically oblivious peers. Haruka Shiraishi (Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online), Miyu Tomita (BANANA FISH), Sayumi Suzushiro (Kaguya-sama: Love Is War), and Madoka Asahina (New Game!) play the colorful cast of characters turning Nariyuki’s world upside down. Up and coming voice actress Lynn from The Promised Neverland and I want to eat your pancreas rounds out the cast as teacher Mafuyu Kirisu. Specially formed musical unit of Shiraishi, Tomita, and Suzushiro, Study, perform the opening theme “ready STUDY go!”
Source: Official Press Release
We Never Learn: BOKUBEN Synopsis
Nariyuki Yuiga is in his last and most painful year of high school. In order to gain the “special VIP recommendation” which would grant him a full scholarship to college, he must now tutor his classmates as they struggle to prepare for entrance exams.
Among his pupils are “the sleeping beauty of the literary forest,” Fumino Furuhashi, and “the Thumbelina supercomputer,” Rizu Ogata–two of the most beautiful super-geniuses at the school!
While these two were thought to be academically flawless, it turns out that they’re completely clueless outside of their pet subjects…!?
As Nariyuki’s life is turned upside down by these quirky girls who just never learn, he must do everything he can to get them accepted into college!
The stage is set for this romantic comedy featuring prodigies who never learn when it comes to studying and love!