Mr. Tonegawa: Middle Management Blues

Alternative Titles: Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa

Mr. Tonegawa: Middle Management Blues is a spin-off of the Kaiji series. Tonegawa, the right hand man of Kazutaka Hyoudou, the president of the Teiai Corporation and owner of numerous gambling tournaments. Tonegawa is ordered by Hyoudou to organize a so called “game of death” as it is his and his subordinate’s job to keep the president entertained. only to encounter a barrage of challenges from the erratic president and his disloyal subordinate’s, ultimately leading to his demotion.

Information
Type: TV
Episodes: Unknown
Aired: Jul 4, 2018 to ?
Premiered: Summer 2018
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: Comedy, Parody, Psychological, Drama, Seinen

Adaptation
Chuukan Kanriroku Tonegawa (Middle Manager Tonegawa), based on a manga by Nobuyuki Fukumoto & Tensei Hagiwara (story) and Tomoki Miyoshi & Tomohiro Hashimoto (art). The manga started serialization in 2015 in Kodansha’s Monthly Young Magazine and is a spin-off of Tobaku Mokushiroku Kaiji that makes Yukio Tonegawa into the main character. So far there have been 6 volumes released and the series ranked first place in the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2017 (This Manga is Amazing!) ranking in the Men’s category. It has also been decided that future chapters will be released on Kodansha’s manga app Comic Days from 5 March 2018.

Theme Songs
Opening: Sessou to Hashiru Tonegawa-kun by Getsu no Kiwami Otome

Ending: Onki Tegami by Takehara Pistol

Official Site: http://www.tonegawa-anime.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Tonegawa_Anime
Copyright: ©福本伸行・萩原天晴・三好智樹・橋本智広/講談社・帝愛グループ 広報部

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Staff
Original Work
Nobuyuki Fukumoto & Tensei Hagiwara (story)

Manga
Tomoki Miyoshi & Tomohiro Hashimoto (art)

Director
Keiichiro Kawaguchi

Series Composition
Mitsutaka Hirota

Music
Takahiro Zamada

Character Design
Haruhito Takada

Art Design
Shinji Sugiyama

Sound Director
Kisuke Koizumi

Director of Photography
Hironobu Hatanaka

Editing
Mariko Tsukatsune

Animation Production
Madhouse

Cast
Yukio Tonegawa
Toshiyuki Morikawa

Kenji Yamazaki
Wataru Hatano

Jiro Saemonsaburo
Nobunaga Shimazaki

Ebitani
Taku Yashiro

Toshimasa Kawasaki
Kotaro Nishiyama

Gonda
Rikiya Koyama

Nakata
Daiki Hamano

Koji Doshita
Takuya Eguchi

Keiichi Ogino
Akira Ishida

Junichi Hagio
Kengo Kawanishi

Kikuchi
Toakaya Aoyagi

Nagata
Chiharu Sawashiro

Ataru Yaotome
Takuma Terashima

Saeko Nishiguchi
Rena Maeda

Yoshihiro Kurosaki
Atsushi Miyauchi

Yuji Endo
Kenjiro Tsuda

Seiya Ichijo
Daisuke Namikawa

Masayan
Akio Otsuka

Kazutaka Hyodo
Masane Tsukayama

Kaiji Ito
Masato Hagiwara

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