The official website for the television anime of Tsukiya‘s The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting (Kumichō Musume to Seiwagakari) manga began streaming the anime’s first promotional video on Friday. The video highlights the two main characters.
The show stars Yoshimasa Hosoya as Tooru Kirishima (left in above image) and Misaki Watada as Yaeka Sakuragi (right).
The anime will premiere this year.
Itsuro Kawasaki (Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION, True Cooking Master Boy, Cardfight!! Vanguard) is directing the anime at studios feel. and GAINA. Keiichirō Ōchi (Adachi and Shimamura, The Quintessential Quintuplets, Hinamatsuri) is overseeing the series scripts, Hiromi Ogata (Katana Maidens: Mini Toji, Magic Kaito 1412) is designing the characters, and Takurō Iga (Tsuki ga Kirei, Slow Loop, Magical Girl Raising Project) is composing the music.
Tsukiya launched the manga in June 2018 on the Comic Ride pixiv site, and the series later moved to Comic Elmo. Micro Magazine published the sixth volume in September 2021. The manga has more than 500,000 copies in circulation.
Kaiten Books has licensed the manga, and it released the manga’s second volume in July 2021. The company describes the story:
Kirishima Tooru is as vicious a yakuza as they come, to the point where he’s earned the nickname “the Demon of Sakuragi.” To get him under control, he’s suddenly given a new mission straight from the boss—to babysit his daughter!
Sources: The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting anime’s website, Mainichi Shimbun’s Mantan Web via Ota-Suke