- Five friends are dragged into a debt repayment game
- “Tomodachi Game” Episode 1 is airing Tuesday
- The episode will stream on Crunchyroll
Katagiri Yuichi, a high school student, is leading a peaceful life with his four friends. Things go south when they find themselves entangled in a debt repayment game in “Tomodachi Game” Episode 1.
The official website has released the synopsis of the pilot episode. Yuichi leads a humble and fulfilling life with his close friends Sawagiri Shiho, Kokorogi Yutori, Shibe Makoto, and Mikasa Tenji.
One day, an incident occurred in which the school travel expenses of 2 million yen collected in the class go missing. And to complicate matters, five students are abducted by someone.
A mysterious mascot appears in front of Yuichi and his friends who are held in a strange room. There they are told that they had a debt of 20 million yen.
“High school student Katagiri Yuichi, who values friendship above all else, enjoys a fulfilling life with his close friends Sawagiri Shiho, Mikasa Tenji, Shibe Makoto, and Kokorogi Yutori. However, after a particular incident, they’re dragged into a debt repayment game,” read the official “Tomodachi Game” series synopsis, as per Crunchyroll.
“The only way to beat the ‘Tomodachi Game’ is to not doubt their friends. Bound together by solid friendships, the game should’ve been easy, but– The hugely popular comic that sold over two million copies is finally becoming an anime! Will they trust or betray their precious friends? The true nature of humanity is exposed in the ultimate psychological game!” the synopsis continued.
The cast of the anime includes Yuichi Katagiri, Yume Miyamoto as Shiho Sawaragi, Tomohiro Ono as Makoto Shibe, Shizuka Itou as Tsukino, Satomi Amano as Yutori Kokorogi, Reina Ueda as Maria Mizuse, Minami Takayama as Manabu-kun, and Daiki Hamano as Tenji Mikasa.
The series is directed by Hirofumi Ogura and the series composition is by Kenta Ihara. “Tomodachi Game” is based on the original work by Mikoto Yamaguchi and Yuki Sato.
The opening theme song of “Tomodachi Game” anime is titled “Double Shuffle” and is performed by Nana Mizuki. The ending theme song is titled “Tomoshibi” by saji.
“Tomodachi Game” Episode 1 is scheduled for release Tuesday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the episode online on Crunchyroll. The episode will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.
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