Plus-Sized Elf Anime Reveals First Promo Video

    New staff members also revealed.

    The official website for the upcoming anime adaptation of Plus-Sized Elf has revealed the series’ first promo. The promo shows off the series’ characters and confirms more members of its staff.

    Synecdoche initially wrote the Plus-Sized Elf manga from 2016-2021. A sequel series, titled Plus-Sized Elf: Second Helping! released in 2021. The series is still ongoing to this day. Publishing company Akita Shoten announced the anime adaptation in January. In March, they confirmed more members of the series’ cast, alongside revealing that it would air in July.

    Plus-Sized Elf Reveals New Staff Members in First Promo

    Plus-Sized Elf Screenshot

    The official website for the upcoming Plus-Sized Elf anime has revealed the series’ first promo. The promo shows off the titular character and other characters that will be a part of the upcoming anime. It also confirms more members of the series’ staff. Check out the promo below:

    The cast and staff of the upcoming anime are as follows:


    • Ayasa Itō as Elfuda
    • Takahide Ishii as Tomoatsu Naoe
    • Ayaka Fukuhara as Oga
    • Rena Hasegawa as Kuroeda


    • Director: Toshikatsu Tokoro
    • Studio: Elias
    • Character Designer: Katsuyuki Sato
    • Series’ Scripts: Yūki Takabayashi
    • Color Design: Yukiko Ario
    • Art Director: Shinobu Takahashi
    • Director of Photography: Yoshikazu Miyagawa
    • Editing: Keisuke Yanagi
    • Sound Director: Takayuki Yamaguchi
    • Composer: Cher Watanabe

    Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the original manga series. They will also be releasing new editions of the manga with new covers. The company describes the manga as follows:

    The story of an elf struggling to lose weight after she discovered human French fries! Naoe-kun, a massage therapist, is about to head home for the day when he’s saddled with a rather strange patient. This lovely lady has emerald eyes, pointy ears, and grew up in the forest–everything about her screams “elf,” except for one thing: her bodacious body. It turns out she left her world but loves junk food in this one, and now her obsession has caught up with her. Can Naoe-kun help this lovable elf girl lose the weight–and keep it off?

    Plus-Sized Elf will premiere in July 2024. Those looking to catch up on the series before the anime adaptation premieres this year can find the original manga and its sequel, Plus-Sized Elf: Second Helping! at most local and online retailers.

    Saras Rajpal
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