Police anime shows are always a treat for the people who have great patience and like mystery thrillers. However, Police in a Pod is entirely different from the usual cop dramas. Despite that, it is one of the most loved manga series of the Police genre. It has some really good comic elements and emotions in each of its chapters which makes this show even better.
In August 2021, fans got great news as the makers announced the anime adaptation of the series. Now with more than one reason to look forward to next year, otakus all over the world are waiting for the anime to be on the screens. So, when will Police in a Pod anime series release? What is this series all about? Keep on reading to know the complete details on Hakozume: Koban Joshi no Gyakushuu.
Cast, Staff & Release Date
On August 1, 2021, the official anime adaptation of the series was announced on the official Twitter page of the series. Madhouse Studios will be animating the series, which is directed by Yuzo Sato. The main cast of the series was revealed in the trailer of Police in a Pod, in which Shion Wakayama can be seen as Mai Kawaii & Yui Ishikawa as Seiko Fuji. The animation looks marvelous & both actors are truly making the characters alive in the trailer.
Police in a Pod is set to air its first episode on January 5, 2022. So, it is only a few more weeks and the fans will finally witness its premiere episode.
About Police in a Pod Manga
Police in a Pod or Hakozume: Koban Joshi no Gyakushuu is an original comedy manga written and illustrated by Miko Yasu. It was first published on November 22, 2017, by Kodansha. The series is still proceeding and already has a total of eighteen volumes. The manga had 2.3 million copies sold as of August 2021.
The series was a huge hit among fans, and it also won the 66th Shogakukan Manga Award in the general category in 2021. In the same year, Police in a Pod manga was also nominated in the general category for the 45th Kodansha Manga Award. It was definitely a golden year for this manga as it was placed #23 on Da Vinci magazine’s “Book of the Year” list for 2021.
The hype for manga has been so much that even before the anime adaptation, the series managed to bag a Japanese television drama that aired nine episodes with two specials from July 7th to August 11th, 2021.
Police in a Pod: Plot Details
Police in a Pod follows the tale of a girl named Mai Kawai. She is a female police officer who isn’t fond of her job and was about to resign from it. However, she met the new female director of her station Seiko Fuji. After spending some time with Seiko Fuji, Kawai realizes that she wasn’t giving her all as an officer. As a result, she decided to continue her job, and a tale of unexpected gags and cases started.
Police in a Pod is a comedy Seinen. So, fans will witness some hilarious moments along with some tense real-life issues. And fans do not have to wait much longer for all this as Police in a Pod release just as the year 2022 starts.