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OtapediaTeasing Master Takagi-san (Season 2)

Alternate Titles

からかい上手の高木さん2
Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san 2
Skilled Teaser Takagi-san

Synopsis

Middle school student Nishikata is always teased by his classmate Takagi who sits next to him. She delights in poking fun at Nishikata incessantly. Though Nishikata tries to get back at her, his attempts always fall short. Can he ever tease the teaser?

Background

Written by Soichiro Yamamoto, the ongoing series Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san began as a Japanese manga series published in Shogakukan’s manga magazine supplement “Monthly Shonen Sunday Mini” and was later moved into Monthly Shonen Sunday in July 2016. As of February 2018, six volumes have been published. The series has been licensed in English by Yen Press.

The first season of the anime adaptation directed by Hiroaki Akagi (Hina Logic - from Luck & Logic) with animation by Shin-Ei Animation began airing in Japan on Jan. 8, 2018. The anime features a script written by Michiko Yokote and characters designed by Aya Takano, and it ran for 12 episodes. The opening theme is “Iwanai kedo ne” by Yuiko Ohara and the ending theme is “Kimagure Romantic” by Rie Takahashi.

Season 2 of the anime was announced in January 2019 and will premiere in Japan in July 2019. The staff and cast will be returning to reprise their roles. The opening theme song is “Zero Centimeters” by Yukiko Ohara.

Characters

Nishikata [Voiced by: Yuki Kaji (Japanese); Aaron Dismuke (English)]

Nishikata is a boy constantly teased by Takagi, the girl who sits next to him in class. He plans to get back at her, but his attempts aren’t ever effective...

Takagi [Voiced by: Rie Takahashi (Japanese); Sarah Wiedenheft (English)]

Takagi is a girl who sits next to Nishikata in class. She’s always teasing him and having fun.

Sanae [Voiced by: Yui Ogura (Japanese); Kristi Rothrock (English)]

Sanae is a cool “tsukkomi” character interested in athletics.

Yukari [M.A.O (Japanese); Kristen McGuire (English)]

Yukari is a serious girl interested in love.

Mina [Voiced by: Konomi Kohara (Japanese); Leah Clark (English)]

Mina is a girl who is always smiling and looking lively, but is also a bit of a glutton.

Nakai [Voiced by: Yuuma Uchida (Japanese); Chris Thurman (English)]

Nakai is a male classmate who often talks to Nishikata and seems to be dating Mano.

Mano [Voiced by: Kotori Koiwai (Japanese)]

Mano is a girl who is good friends with Takagi and seems to be dating Nakai.

Takao [Voiced by: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Japanese)]

Takao is a four-eyed, buck-toothed classmate of Nishikata’s.

Kimura [Voiced by: Fukushi Ochiai (Japanese)]

Kimura is a chubby classmate of Nishikata’s who eats his bento before lunch.

Mr. Tanabe [Voiced by: Hinata Tadokoro (Japanese); Cris George (English)]

Mr. Tanabe is a teacher at Nishikata’s school who finds being on campus to be quite scary.

International Streaming

TBA

Official Info

Staff

  • Director: Hiroaki Akagi
  • Assistant Director: Shin'ya Une
  • Scriptwriters: Kanichi Kato, Aki Itami, Hiroko Fukuda
  • Character Designer: Aya Takano
  • Sub-Character Designers: Takuji Mogi, Natsuko Kondo
  • Chief Animation Directors: Takuji Mogi, Natsuko Kondo, Takehiro Suwa, Takano
  • Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi
  • Animation Production: Shinei Animation

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