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A naturally gifted video game streamer, Akatsuki Iride has just beaten the mysterious free game Naka no Hito Genome. However, he awakes the following day to find himself inside the game! Along with seven other streamers, they’re tasked with clearing real-life games with life-or-death stakes for the chance at gaining 100 million views.


Naka no Hito Genome began as a manga series by Osora that has been serialized online via the Pixiv Comic website since 2014. As of June 2019 the manga will have nine collected tankobon volumes in print by Media Factory.

An anime adaptation was announced in May 2018. SILVER LINK is producing the animation with Shin Oonuma directing, Kento Shimoyama writing the script, Mizuki Takahashi designing the characters, and Junichi Sato and TEAM WHIM creating the music. The opening theme song, “Not Game,” will be performed by Tasuku Hatanaka and the ending theme song by fhana. The anime will premiere in Japan in July.


Akatsuki Iride (Voiced by: Daiki Yamashita)

Birthday: April 1
Blood Type: O
Favorite Games: Escape, RPG
Hobby: Traveling
Favorite Food: Double cheeseburger, paella
Disliked Food: None
Weakness: Blood
Weapon: None
Family: Adoptive mother Yukako
A first-year student at a public co-ed high school, Akatsuki’s best subjects are biology and chemistry. He has made a name for himself by being good at escape games. He has a severe pollen allergy and likes pandas. He is physically weak and bad at sports. He is actually adopted, and his original name was Akira.

Karin Sarayashiki (Voiced by: Akari Kito)

Birthday: July 26
Blood Type: A
Favorite Games: Horror
Hobbies: Watching horror movies, investigating supernatural spots
Favorite Food: Pudding, mochi
Disliked Food: Grainy seafood
Weakness: Slithering things
Weapon: Sword
Family: Mother, father, and older brother Hinoki
The heroine of the story, Karin is a first-year student at a girls high school. Her best subject is English. She is strong-willed with a good memory and plays mostly horror games. Her nickname is “Tatari Hime.”

Yuzu Roromori (Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka)

Birthday: Oct. 31
Blood Type: AB
Favorite Games: Puzzle, Completionist-type
Hobbies: gardening, people watching, collecting gross plushies
Favorite Food: Junk food
Disliked Food: Vegetarian food
Weakness: Sitting in seiza
Weapon: Chemical ampoule
Family: Father, older sister
Having skipped a grade, Yuzu has his master’s degree and works in a research lab. His best subjects are biology, chemistry, and foreign languages. He is skilled in puzzle and completionist-type games. He has an elusive personality and his age is unknown. He is strongly attached to Akatsuki.

Paka (Voiced by: Kenjiro Tsuda)

The overseer assigned to 13th Avenue。He always wears an alpaca headdress.

Zakuro Oshigiri (Voiced by: Kouki Uchiyama)

Birthday: Dec. 25
Blood Type: A
Favorite Games: Stealth
Hobby: Jogging
Favorite Food: Mushrooms
Disliked Food: Spicy food
Weakness: Girls
Weapon: Switchblade
Family: Father, mother, twin sister Sakura
A second-year student at a private male high school, Zakuro’s best subject is geology and he is skilled at stealth games. He always wears a black mask. He has a serious personality and is bad when it comes to women. He plays Naka no Hito Genome in order to search for his twin sister Sakura.

Himiko Inaba (Voiced by: Manaka Iwami)

Birthday: May 22
Blood Type: O
Favorite Games: Training simulation
Hobbies: Cooking, kitchen gardening
Favorite Food: anything with eggs, onigiri
Disliked Food: None
Weaknesses: Karaoke, loud people
Weapon: Specially made flash bullets
Family: Grandfather, grandmother, mother, three younger brothers
A second-year student at a public middle school, Himiko’s best subject is home economics. She is skilled at training simulation games and is a good cook.

Makino Aikawa (Voiced by: Takuma Terashima)

Birthday: Feb. 14
Blood Type: B
Favorite Games: Dating simulation
Hobbies: Doing nothing, listening to music (ambiance)
Favorite Food: Stuffed cabbage, spring rolls
Disliked Food: Anything sour
Weakness: Crowds
Weapon: Clear eyes
Family: Grandmother, father, mother
A second-year student at a private high school, Makino’s best subject is art. She is skilled at dating simulations and can often be found sleeping.

Kaikoku Onigasaki (Voiced by: Takuya Sato)

Birthday Feb. 3
Blood Type: O
Favorite Games: Japanese, Sengoku action
Hobbies: Fishing, military generals
Favorite Food: Sushi, tempura
Disliked Food: Sweets
Weakness: Grandfather
Weapon: Umbrella, katana (rarely uses)
Family: Grandfather Kaiun, father Kunihito, mother Kaie, maid
A first-year student at a national university, Kaikoku’s best subjects are anything other than art. He is skilled at Sengoku action games and is the only son of a prestigious family.

Anya Kudo (Voiced by: Tasuku Hatanaka)

Birthday: Oct. 10
Blood Type: B
Favorite Games: Fighting
Hobby: Creating a secret base
Favorite Food: Anything with meat, mint gum
Disliked Food: Bell peppers
Weakness: Himiko
Weapon: Iron pipe
Family: Father, mother, brothers Kenya and Shinya
A first-year student at a public high school, Anya’s best subject is P.E. She is skilled in fighting games and has a dirty mouth. She has a hereditary sleep disorder. She is close friends with Akatsuki but is on bad terms with Zakuro.

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  • Original Creator: Osora
  • Director: Shin Oonuma
  • Series Composition: Kento Shimoyama
  • Character Designer: Mizuki Takahashi
  • Art Director: Shinji Katahira
  • Main Animator: Ayano Fujita
  • Color Designer: Erika Tsukino
  • Prop Design: Akiko Sato
  • Director of Photography: Yuko Shintani Yutaro Kikuchi
  • Editing: Yūji Kondō
  • Sound Director: Masanori Tsuchiya
  • Sound Effects: Hiromune Kurahashi
  • Sound Production: Bit Promotion
  • Music: Junichi Sato, TEAM WHIM
  • Music Production: Lantis
  • Animation Production: SILVER LINK


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