A press release officially confirmed that the manga written and illustrated by Miko Yasu, Hakozume: Koban Joshi no Gyakushuu (Police in a Pod), will have an anime adaptation. The official site revealed the voice cast and production crew, and confirmed that the premiere is scheduled for 2022 in Japan.
Miko Yasu began publishing the manga through Kodansha publisher’s Morning magazine in November 2017. The publisher published the seventeenth compiled volume on June 23, and will publish the eighteenth on August 23 in Japan. It is worth noting that a live-action series is currently on air in Japan.
Cast of voices
- Shion Wakayama as Mai Kawai.
- Yui Ishikawa as Seiko Fuji.
- Yuuzou Satou (Gokusen, Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Hakairoku-hen, Sakura Taisen) is directing the anime at Madhouse Studios.
- Ryuunosuke Kingetsu (Futakoi Alternative, Gakuen Utopia Manabi Straight !, Hagure Yuusha no Aesthetica, Ninin ga Shinobuden) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Kei Tsuchiya (Arve Rezzle: Kikaijikake no Yousei-tachi, Laidbackers) is in charge of character design.
Hakozume Synopsis: Koban Joshi no Gyakushuu
Seiko Fuji graduated from police college and now works as an excellent detective. For some reason, she is transferred to the Machiyama Police Station. Her partner there is rookie Mai Kawai. Mai Kawai is naive and has an honest personality. She became a police officer because of her steady income, but even as a rookie cop, she is already thinking about leaving the police force. She does not feel rewarded working at the police station. At that moment, Seiko Fuji arrives at the Machiyama Police Station. Seiko Fuji and Mai Kawai work together as a team and become closer.