"VTuber Legend" Anime Adaptation Main Staff Announced

TNK to Animate "VTuber Legend" Adaptation; New promo video and visual also revealed

The main staff for the anime adaptation of Nana Nanato's VTuber Legend: How I Went Viral after Forgetting to Turn Off My Stream has been revealed alongside a new visual Friday, June 30.

In addition, a new video has been released featuring the voice of Ayane Sakura (Vividred Operation, Is the Order a Rabbit?, Charlotte) as the main character Kokorone Awayuki. The video reveals that studio TNK will animate the series.

The main staff credits are listed below, according to the newly opened website for the anime adaptation:

  • Original Story: Nana Nanato (published by Kadokawa Fantasia Bunko Co, Ltd.)
  • Original Illustration: Siokazunoko
  • Director: Takuya Asaoka (Jashin-chan Dropkick X, Engage Kiss, TSUKIPRO THE ANIMATION 2, Redo of Healer)
  • Series Composition: Deko Akao (Asura Cryin', Mysterious Girlfriend X, Noragami, Meganebu)
  • Character Design: Reina Iwasaki (Dawn of the Witch, Girlfriend Girlfriend, Tonikawa, Kaguya-sama: Love is War)
  • Live2D Direction: Live2D JUKU
  • Live2D Motion Tracking: Nizima Live
  • Animation Production: VDen Production Committee

J-Novel Club holds the license to the title for overseas distribution and is currently streaming its 5th volume. In Japan, the seventh volume has been released Tuesday, June 20. An audiobook narrated by Saki Kobari is also available through Dwango.

VTuber Legend tells the story of Yuki Tanaka who joined the fictional Live-On agency as VTuber Kokorone Awayuki. Though initially appearing as a wholesome character, she is much known for cracking open some drinks and more than a few crude jokes, making her a legend among her peers.

The animation production has been green-lit early January this year.

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