Hakusensha confirmed today on March 24 that an anime adaptation of Hari Tokeino's heartful comedy manga Gakuen Babysitters is in the works and released a teaser visual introducing the two Kashima brothers in anime edition. The manga has been serialized in the publisher's monthly shoujo manga magazine Lala since 2009 and its latest 14th tankobon is scheduled to be released on April 5. The news of the anime adaptation was also revealed on the cover of the magazine's latest May 2017 issue published today in Japan.
The story centers on the two Kashima brothers, Ryuichi and Kotaro, whose parents were killed in a plane crash. They are taken in by Yoko Morinomiya, the chairperson of Morinomiya Academy who also lost her son and his wife in the same accident. She accepts the position as their guardian till Ryuchi becomes an adult. But in return, he has to work as a babysitter in all of his spare time.
In the drama CD released in 2011, Ryuichi and Kotaro were voiced by Yuki Kaji (Eren Yeager in Attack
on Titan) and Megumi Takamoto (Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), respectively.
Anime teaser visual
Manga 1st and 14th volume covers
— LaLa編集部 (@LaLa_info) 2017年3月24日
(C) Hari Tokeino. Hakusensha/"Gakuen Babysitters" Production Committee