My Dress-Up Darling’s Chief Animation Director pays homage to Marin Kitagawa’s fan-favorite look with a new skit for the series’ newest episode! Although much of the conversation leading up to the winter 2022 anime schedule was based solely on some of the major franchises returning for new episodes, as the weeks passed there was a fresh start to anime which has started to catch a lot of fire among the fans. Shinichi Fukuda’s original manga series got its official anime adaptation as part of this schedule, and fans were drawn to the new series thanks to the strength of its central heroine, Marin Kitagawa.
This love has been shared by those who make anime happen, and Chief Animation Director Jun Yamazaki has also been a huge fan of bringing anime to screens. Previously celebrating each new episode of the anime with fun new sketches of Marin, Yamazaki took to Twitter to highlight the fan-favorite look Marin adopted with Episode 9. was only onscreen for a while (something that Yamazaki also hilariously admits), he’s been a massive hit since he appeared onscreen. Check out Marin’s sketch below:
— 山崎淳 ひまおう (@himaholic3) March 5, 2022
The creator was also a huge fan of the anime’s debut, as Shinichi Fukuda recently revealed in an interview that they cried after the anime’s premiere and watched it for a total of 13 hours, “I received the first and second episodes of the anime full package and watched them, everything was so good that I cried with emotion… I watched it over and over again for a total of 13 hours, so happy and happy that I have never been so happy in my life as a manga artist.
If you wanted to catch up to see what anime fans are raving about, My darling dressing is streaming now with Crunchyroll and Funimation in Japanese and English dubbed audio. They officially describe the anime as such, “Wakana Gojo is a high school student who wants to become a kashirashi – a master craftsman who makes traditional Japanese Hina dolls. Although he is passionate about the craft, he knows nothing about the latest trends. , and struggles to fit in with her class. The popular kids, especially a girl, Marin Kitagawa, seem to be living in a completely different world. Everything changes one day, when she shares an unexpected secret with him, and their worlds completely different collide.”
What do you think? What do you think of the My Dress-Up Darling anime so far? Where does Marin Kitagawa rank among your favorites this year so far? Let us know all your thoughts on this in the comments! You can even contact me directly about all things anime and other cool stuff @Valdezology on Twitter!