Romantic Killer

Japanese manga series
Romantic Killer
Romantic Killer vol. 1 cover.jpg
First tankōbon volume cover
ロマンティック・キラー
(Romantikku Kirā)
Genre
Manga
Written byWataru Momose
Published byShueisha
English publisher
NA
Viz Media
ImprintJump Comics+
MagazineShōnen Jump+
DemographicShōnen
Original runJuly 30, 2019June 2, 2020
Volumes4 (List of volumes)
Original net animation
Directed byKazuya Ichikawa
Written by
  • Sayuri Ōba
  • Hiroko Fukuda
Music by
  • Ryo Kawasaki
  • Tomoyuki Kono
StudioDOMERICA
Licensed byNetflix
ReleasedOctober 27, 2022

Romantic Killer (Japanese: ロマンティック・キラー, Hepburn: Romantikku Kirā) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Wataru Momose. It was serialized in Shueisha's Shōnen Jump+ website from July 2019 to June 2020, with its chapters collected into four tankōbon volumes. An original net animation adaptation by DOMERICA is set to be released on Netflix in October 2022.

Characters

Anzu Hoshino (星野 杏子, Hoshino Anzu)
Voiced by: Rie Takahashi[3]
Riri (リリ)
Voiced by: Mikako Komatsu[3]
Tsukasa Kazuki (香月 司, Kazuki Tsukasa)
Voiced by: Yūichirō Umehara[4]
Junta Hayami (速水 純太, Hayami Junta)
Voiced by: Gakuto Kajiwara[4]
Hijiri Koganei (小金井 聖, Koganei Hijiri)
Voiced by: Natsuki Hanae[4]
Tsuchiya (土屋)
Voiced by: Kenjiro Tsuda[4]
Saki (咲姫)
Voiced by: Manaka Iwami[4]
Manato (真斗)
Voiced by: Hiro Shimono[4]

Media

Manga

Written and illustrated by Wataru Momose, Romantic Killer was serialized in Shueisha's Shōnen Jump+ website from July 30, 2019,[5] to June 2, 2020.[6] The first tankōbon volume was released on December 4, 2019.[1] The second to fourth volumes were released digitally on March 4,[7] August 4,[8] and September 4, 2020;[9] the volumes were released in print on October 4, 2022.[10]

In February 2022, Viz Media announced that they licensed the series for English publication.[11]

Volume list

No. Original release date Original ISBN English release date English ISBN
1 December 4, 2019[12]978-4-08-882164-1October 4, 2022[13]978-1-97-473469-6
2 March 4, 2020 (digital)[7]
October 4, 2022 (print)[14]
978-4-08-883326-2January 3, 2023[15]978-1-97-473507-5
3 August 4, 2020 (digital)[8]
October 4, 2022 (print)[16]
978-4-08-883327-9
4 September 4, 2020 (digital)[9]
October 4, 2022 (print)[17]
978-4-08-883328-6

Anime

In August 2022, the Shōnen Jump+ website announced that the series would be adapted into an original net animation. It will be produced by DOMERICA and directed by Kazuya Ichikawa, with Sayuri Ōba and Hiroko Fukuda overseeing the scripts, Arisa Matsuura designing the characters, and Ryo Kawasaki and Tomoyuki Kono composing the music.[3] The series is set to be released on Netflix on October 27, 2022.[18] The opening theme is "ROMA☆KiRA" by YURiKA,[3] while the ending theme is ""Romantic Love ~Renai Shimasen ka?☆~ (Won't You Fall in Love)" by Mikako Komatsu.[4]

Reception

In 2020, the series ranked 12th in the Next Manga Awards in the web manga category.[19]

References

  1. ^ a b 干物JKが魔法の力で強制的にイケメンと恋?「ロマンティック・キラー」1巻. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. December 4, 2019. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  2. ^ "Romantic Killer". Viz Media. Retrieved August 27, 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d Komatsu, Mikikazu (August 22, 2022). "Romantic Killer Comedy Manga Gets Netflix Anime Adaptation on October 27". Crunchyroll. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Pineda, Rafael (September 19, 2022). "Romantic Killer Anime's Trailer Reveals More Cast, Ending Song". Anime News Network. Retrieved September 20, 2022.
  5. ^ [1話]ロマンティック・キラー. Shōnen Jump+ (in Japanese). Shueisha. Archived from the original on December 2, 2019. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  6. ^ [38話]ロマンティック・キラー. Shōnen Jump+ (in Japanese). Shueisha. Archived from the original on June 24, 2020. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  7. ^ a b ロマンティック・キラー 2 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  8. ^ a b ロマンティック・キラー 3 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  9. ^ a b ロマンティック・キラー 4 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  10. ^ 【10月4日付】本日発売の単行本リスト. Natalie (in Japanese). Natasha, Inc. October 4, 2022. Retrieved October 4, 2022.
  11. ^ Mateo, Alex (February 14, 2022). "Viz Announces Fall 2022 Book Releases Including Mission: Yozakura Family, Thus Spoke Rohan Kishibe Manga, Jujutsu Kaisen Novels". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 2, 2022.
  12. ^ ロマンティック・キラー 1 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  13. ^ "Romantic Killer, Vol. 1". Viz Media. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  14. ^ ロマンティック・キラー 2 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  15. ^ "Romantic Killer, Vol. 2". Viz Media. Retrieved September 30, 2022.
  16. ^ ロマンティック・キラー 3 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  17. ^ ロマンティック・キラー 4 (in Japanese). Shueisha. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  18. ^ Mateo, Alex (August 22, 2022). "Romantic Killer Manga Gets Anime on Netflix on October 27". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 22, 2022.
  19. ^ Loveridge, Lynzee (August 19, 2020). "Norio Sakurai's The Dangers in My Heart Wins Tsugi ni Kuru Web Manga 2020 Awards". Anime News Network. Retrieved August 22, 2022.

External links

  • Official website at Shōnen Jump+ (in Japanese)
  • Romantic Killer on Netflix
  • Romantic Killer (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia
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