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Romantic comedy anime When Will Ayumu Make His Move? is now set to premiere in Japan on July 7!

The newly released teaser trailer introduces protagonists Ayumu and Urushi, as well as their classmates. It also reveals the opening theme song "Kakehiki wa Poker Face" by Kana Hanazawa, who plays Maki.

In addition to the trailer, a key visual starring Ayumu and Urushi was released.

Created by Soichiro Yamamoto, When Will Ayumu Make His Move? follows a boy named Ayumu Tanaka, who joins his school's shogi club after falling in love with Urushi Yaotome, a girl in the year above. Ayumu is determined to confess his feelings when he wins a game, but he’s just a beginner and Urushi always beats him...

Yamamoto is best known for his previous hit manga, Teasing Master Takagi-san, in which middle-schooler Nishikata tries to get revenge for constant pranks from Takagi, his classmate who has a crush on him.

When Will Ayumu Make His Move? will air in Japan from July 7, 2022.

©Soichiro Yamamoto, Kodansha/When Will Ayumu Make His Move? Production Committee

Adapted with permission from Anime!Anime!