Netoge no Yome | Visual

A new promotional video for the Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja nai to Omotta? (And you thought there is Never a girl online?) anime has been streamed by its official website. The PV reveals the opening song for the anime and is called “1st Love Song.” “1st Love Song” is performed by the five-member idol group Luce Twinkle Wink☆. You can check out the new PV below.

A translation for the video is provided by ANN and is as follows:

Hideki: I had stopped believing in women in online games, but now I’ve got an online game wife!? So, I figured “Well, it’s probably just a guy,” but…
Ako: I’m… Ako…
Hideki: She’s a super cute girl!! But…
Ako: Yes! We got married, right?
Hideki: She’s a disappointing beauty who has trouble discerning the line between games and reality! Aw crap, I’ve gotta do something fast, or my reality’s going to die! I start my activities in the guild to make my wife Ako into a normal person! Our fun and bright online game life starts now! Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja nai to Omotta?. Starting broadcasts on April 7, 2016!

The main cast for the anime is as follows:

  • Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Hideki Nishimura / Lucian
  • Rina Hidaka as Ako Tamaki / Ako
  • Inori Minase as Akane Segawa / Schwein
  • M.A.O as Kyō Goshōin / Apricot
  • Hitomi Ohwada as Nanako Akiyama/Sette
  • Yoshino Nanjou as Yui Saitō/Nekohime

You can check out the designs for the main characters below. (Left is real life character design, Right is online character design)

Netoge no Yome | Hideki Nishimura Netoge no Yome | Lucian

Netoge no Yome | Ako Tamaki Netoge no Yome | Ako

Netoge no Yome | Akane Segawa Netoge no Yome | Schwein

Netoge no Yome | Kyo Goshoin Netoge no Yome | Apricot

Netoge no Yome | Nanako Akiyama

Netoge no Yome | Yui Saito Netoge no Yome | Nekohime

The anime will be directed by Shinsuke Yanagi. Yanagi has previously worked on Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS and Momo Kyun Sword. Tatsuya Takahashi is in charge of the series’ composition. Takahashi has previously worked on THE iDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS and Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky. It will be produced by Project No. 9.

Netoge no Yome wa Onna no Ko ja nai to Omotta? is a light novel series written by Shibai Kineko and illustrated by Hisasi. It is published by ASCII Media Works under their Dengeki Bunko imprint. It currently has 8 volumes released.

The anime adaptation is set to premiere on April 7. It will broadcast on Tokyo MX at 11:30 pm. The anime will also broadcast on Sun TV and BS11 on April 7 at 26:00 and 24:30 respectively.

If you’re interested in the anime at all check out its official website HERE and official Twitter account HERE.


Patrick Aguda
Patrick is an avid fan of both video games and anime. He has been a fan of anime since his older sister introduced him to the genre when he was younger. He grew up watching shows such as Cardcaptor Sakura, Digimon Adventure, Gundam Wing, Dragon Ball Z, Tenchi Muyo and Yu Yu Hakusho. His favorite games include Persona 3 Portable, Steambot Chronicles and the .hack//G.U. trilogy. He strongly believes that Sinon, Maki and Mash are best girls.