Miki Yoshikawa’s “A Couple of Cuckoos” to be animated in 2022

Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches author Miki Yoshikawa’s romantic comedy manga ‘A Couple of Cuckoos’ is receiving an anime adaptation in 2022 starring Kaito Ishikawa & Erika Amano, the production team announced on their official Twitter account on Tuesday.

About The Story

Fourteenth place of Tsugimanga 2020 Award in the Manga Category-‘Kakkou no Īnazuke’ or in English ‘A Couple of Cuckoos’ is Miki Yoshikawa’s third featured manga which she released in Kodansha’s Weekly Shōnen Magazine on January 29, 2020. As of 2021, six volumes have been released.

The manga has been licensed in digital in North America by Kodansha USA. They described the story as:

16-year-old super-studier Nagi Umino, a second-year student at the Meguro River Academy high school, was switched at birth. On his way to a dinner to meet his birth parents, he accidentally meets the brash, outspoken, Erika Amano, who is determined to make Nagi her fake boyfriend as she never wants to actually marry. But once Nagi makes it to dinner, he finds his parents have decided to resolve the hospital switch by conveniently having him marry the daughter his birth parents raised…who turns out to be none other than Erika herself!

Production & Casts

Original Author

Miki Yoshikawa

Chief Director

Hiroaki Akagi(Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san, Haven’t You Heard? I’m Sakamoto episode director)


Yoshiyuki Shirahata(episode director for Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Great Pretender)

Series Composition

Yasuhiro Nakanishi(Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun, Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū)

Character Design

Aya Takano(Himōto! Umaru-chan, Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san)

Animation Production

Shinei Video(Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san, Knight in the Area)
Synergy SP(Beast Saga, Cross Game)


Kaito Ishikawa as Nagi Umino

Erika Amano as Kito Akari

First PV Release

An original PV depicting the backside of the encounter between Nagi and Erica, which is not in the main part of the manga, has been released.

What do you think? Are you excited as well for another slapstick romantic comedy by Miki Yoshikawa? Leave us a comment below.

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