The main character Suzukaze Aoba graduates from high school and joins a game company. The person who made the game that Aoba loved as a grade-schooler just happens to be Aoba's senior at the company. The story follows girls who work and aspire at the Eaglejump company.
Runtime: 25 minutes
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New Game! (ニューゲーム, Nyū Gēmu) is a Japanese four-panel manga series by Shōtarō Tokunō, which began serialization in Houbunsha's seinen manga magazine Manga Time Kirara Carat from January 2013 and is licensed in English by Seven Seas Entertainment. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo aired in Japan between July and September 2016, with a second season airing between July and September 2017. A video game developed by 5pb. was released in January 2017.
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Aoba Suzukaze (涼風 青葉, Suzukaze Aoba) Voiced by: Yūki Takada (Japanese); Megan Shipman (English) A high school graduate who joins the Eagle Jump games company as a character designer, as they made her favorite game. Due to her small stature, she is often mistaken for a middle school student. Ko Yagami (八神 コウ, Yagami Kō) Voiced by: Yōko Hikasa (Japanese); Michelle Rojas (English) The lead character designer of Eagle Jump. She spends a lot of time at the office, often sleeping there overnight in her underwear, and has a laid back but stern attitude. She was the character designer for the game that inspired Aoba to become one herself. After two years pass in the story, she goes to work at a games company in France alongside Wako's sister. Rin Tōyama (遠山 りん, Tōyama Rin) Voiced by: Ai Kayano (Japanese); Kristen McGuire (English) An art director and head of the background department. She is close friends with Ko and tends to get jealous when others get close to her. Unlike Ko, she is organized, well maintained and also a bit shy. Hifumi Takimoto (滝本 ひふみ, Takimoto Hifumi) Voiced by: Megumi Yamaguchi (Japanese); Jill Harris (English) A character designer. She is shy talking to others and prefers to speak via e-mail. She has a pet hedgehog named Sōjirō and secretly enjoys cosplay. Yun Iijima (飯島 ゆん, Iijima Yun) Voiced by: Ayumi Takeo (Japanese); Leah Clark (English) A character designer who designs monsters and often dresses in gothic clothing. She has two younger siblings. Hajime Shinoda (篠田 はじめ, Shinoda Hajime) Voiced by: Megumi Toda (Japanese); Tia Ballard (English) A motion designer who works in the character design department as there are no open seats in the animation department. She later takes on the additional role of game planner. She enjoys sentai shows and owns various prop weapons. Umiko Ahagon (阿波根 うみこ, Ahagon Umiko) Voiced by: Chitose Morinaga (Japanese); Caitlin Glass (English) A programmer who often gets annoyed when she has to fix errors and is embarrassed by her surname. She is a military fan and has several airsoft weapons in her workspace. Nene Sakura (桜 ねね, Sakura Nene) Voiced by: Madoka Asahina (Japanese); Bryn Apprill (English) Aoba's friend from high school who is currently in university. After working a summer job as a debugger for Eagle Jump, she takes an interest in designing games herself and soon joins the company as a programmer in Umiko's department. Shizuku Hazuki (葉月 しずく, Hazuki Shizuku) Voiced by: Eri Kitamura (Japanese); Carli Mosier (English) A game director with a strong interest in cute girls, hence why her department is entirely female. She is often told off by Umiko for sneaking from her workstation and making impulsive changes to the game design. She owns a cat named Mozuku. Wako Christina Yamato (大和・クリスティーナ・和子, Yamato Kurisutīna Wako) Voiced by: Kaori Nazuka (Japanese); Elizabeth Maxwell (English) A half-French producer who works at Eagle Jump's publishing company, Houbundo. Although often having a strict appearance, she is shy around others. Her sister works at a games company in France. Momiji Mochizuki (望月 紅葉, Mochizuki Momiji) Voiced by: Arisa Suzuki (Japanese); Jad Saxton (English) A girl who joins Eagle Jump as a graphic artist during the story's second year. She lives with Tsubame, who calls her “Momo” for short, and considers Aoba to be her rival. Tsubame Narumi (鳴海 ツバメ, Narumi Tsubame) Voiced by: Hitomi Ohwada (Japanese); Jeannie Tirado (English) A girl who joins Eagle Jump as a programmer during the story's second year, nicknamed “Naru”. Hotaru Hoshikawa (星川 ほたる, Hoshikawa Hotaru) Voiced by: Manaka Iwami (Japanese); Madeleine Morris (English) Aoba and Nene's friend from high school, who was part of their school's Art Club. She is a skilled artist but has a weak condition. She is currently studying at a fine arts college in order to become a professional illustrator. Chinatsu Hidaka (日高 ちなつ, Hidaka Chinatsu) A teacher in Aoba and Nene's high school, who is good friends with Hotaru. Despite being an advisor for the Art Club, she has no drawing skills of her own and often prefers to play baseball.
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