3. Takara-kun And Amagi-kun (2022)
CAST: Arata Sato, Nao Oriyama, Kosuke Suzuki
Takara belongs to the most prominent group in his class and is highly popular with the others, while Amagi is quieter but is still bright, energetic, and generally well-liked. Although they are classmates, the boys have no direct interaction with each other due to the differences in their peer groups, but in fact, both have surreptitiously become interested in the other. Realizing that their attraction may be love, Takara and Amagi decide to secretly date together without telling anyone else. However, Amagi, who is confused by Takara’s mysterious lack of words and actions, is pushed to make an important decision.
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4. Eternal Yesterday (2022)
CAST: Rio Komiya, Sora Inoue
The personalities of Koichi, who is energetic, cheerful, and popular among his classmates, and Mitsuru, who is terrified by the very thought of socializing, are utterly different; yet they are attracted to each other for this very reason. One tragic morning, Koichi finds himself in the midst of an unfortunate accident and while he manages to survive the incident, his classmates, however, gradually begin to forget about him and his existence…
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NOTE: The re-edited version was released to commemorate the continuation of the programming block and is not available for international release.
5. Candy Color Paradox (2022)
CAST: Keito Kimura, Jyutaro Yamanaka
As a reporter at a weekly magazine, Satoshi Onoe takes pride in his ability to write well and report ethically. But when the stakeout teams are shuffled around in light of a new investigation, Onoe ends up being paired up with the one and only Motoharu Kaburagi, an ill-mannered photographer who spells nothing but trouble. Onoe, who secretly regards Kaburagi as his biggest rival, absolutely despises him and his haphazard and unethical reporting methods, with the two constantly bickering. However, much to Onoe’s surprise, his annoyance soon begins to shift as he spends more time with Kaburagi, and his feelings towards his arch nemesis turn a bit sweeter…
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6. Jack o’ Frost (2023)
CAST: Kyoya Honda, Kosuke Suzuki, Shoot Mori
Illustrator Ritsu and salesman Fumiya’s love story begins at a quaint coffee shop. Despite their happy union, a misunderstanding causes a rift between the two. After a heated argument, Ritsu has an accident and loses all memory of Fumiya. To restart their relationship, Fumiya conceals their past and begins anew with Ritsu, who longs to regain his memories. Together, they embark on a journey to revisit their history, revisiting the places that hold bitter and sweet memories. As they retrace their steps, Fumiya grapples with their past while Ritsu begins to rediscover his feelings for Fumiya.
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7. Tokyo in April is (June 16)
CAST: Yuki Sakurai, Takamatsu Aloha
EPISODES: To Be Updated
The new employee Kazuma, who returned to Tokyo from America, reunites with his close friend from middle school, Ren, who is currently working as the top designer at their company. It is their first meeting since the abrupt farewell during their third year in middle school, 10 years ago. Ren was his best friend and his first love. He is as strong and good-looking as ever… And Kazuma is happy just being with him. However, Ren avoids the subject of their time in middle school rather unnaturally and acts like a friendly former classmate… But he’s behaving this way because he is gay, and above all, fears being rejected by Kazuma. Yet one night, the two of them get together again…?
No further information has been released regarding its international release as of this writing.
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