My Dress-Up Darling is a Japanese animated romantic comedy television series. The anime is developed by CloverWorks studios under the direction of Keisuke Shinohara. My Dress-Up Darling written by Yoriko Tomita was premiered on January 9, 2022. The television series is adapted from the manga series published in Young Gangan magazine on January 19, 2018. Manga version of My Dress-Up Darling is published by Squire Enix which had already issued 8 volumes to date.
The story is centered on a high school student named Wakana Gojo. Gojo is an ambitious boy who desired to become a Hina doll designer. He loves enjoying all the costumes and desires to make one on his own. By making use of the school’s clothing room, Gojo tries to stitch a doll costume. Accidently, his classmate Marin Kitagawa finds him making the costume and gets impressed by his skills. She then asks Gojo to stitch a costume of her favorite video game character. Gojo gets attracted to her and agrees to do it for her even though he had no prior experience in creating one of human size.
My Dress-Up Darling Episode 9 Release Date
The ninth episode of My Dress-Up Darling is scheduled for its release on March 6, 2022. My Dress-Up Darling is telecasted on Tokyo MX and GTV network every Sunday at midnight JST. However, the first episode of the anime was premiered on January 9, 2022, with the title ‘Someone Who Lives in the Exact Opposite World as Me’. While the previous episode was aired on February 13, 2022, the next part is expected to come out by 20 February 2022. The production team has already announced 9 episodes in this first season. However, there might be an extension of the first season after releasing the declared episodes.
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 1 Release Date||January 9, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 2 Release Date||January 16, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 3 Release Date||January 23, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 4 Release Date||January 30, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 5 Release Date||February 6, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 6 Release Date||February 13, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 7 Release Date||February 20, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 8 Release Date||February 27, 2022|
|My Dress-Up Darling Episode 9 Release Date||March 6, 2022|
My Dress-Up Darling Episode 8 Recap
Kitagawa generates feelings for Gojo as they share some quality time. The episode starts with both of them coming back after the play and cleaning their dress properly. Gojo’s grandfather who was brought back by Miori meets Kitagawa and even has lunch together. She shares all her personal history with Gojo’s grandfather even about her mother’s demise. Kitagawa spend most of the time living alone as her father was always on business trips. His grandfather liked her due to her innocence and charisma and felt happy for Gojo. Later on, Gojo confronts a girl in an awkward situation whom Gojo’s grandfather allowed to take a bath at their house.
Juju asks Gojo to help her perform in the cosplay with an outfit of Shion-tan. When he refused to help, she threatened to report sexual abuse therefore he decides to help her. Gojo later identifies Juju as a famous cosplayer whom Kitagawa once mentioned. Kitagawa felt uncomfortable while she saw the unusual tension between Gojo and Juju. However, Kitagawa later finds out he is still single and Juju had just a professional relationship with him.
My Dress-Up Darling Episode 9 Characters
Wakana Gojo: Shoya Ishige
Gojo wanted to design dolls and therefore he tried it even when he was studying in his childhood. It was then Marin finds out his talent later gets attracted to him. Gojo had no friends but Marin was an excellent companion for him. He lives with his grandfather who is also a doll maker.
Marin Kitagawa: Hina Suguta
Kitagawa is a charming as well as mature girl who was popular in Gojo’s school. She loves cosplaying and gets attracted to Gojo because of his outfit designing skills. Her mother died when she was a child and currently lives with her father. Marin loved to spend time with Gojo and was a frequent visitor to Gojo’s house.
Sajuna Inui: Atsumi Tanezaki
Inui is another cosplayer who purposefully tracked Gojo and trapped him to help her. She is introduced to Gojo as Juju without allowing her to reveal her true identity.
My Dress-Up Darling Trailer
The official trailer of My Dress-Up Darling was released on January 2, 2022. The show is currently telecasted on Tokyo MX, GYT, GTV, BS11, ytv, Metele, and AT-X every Sunday at midnight JST. Funimation has bagged the rights to broadcast the show outside Asia while Muse Communication will distribute the anime around Southeast Asia. The show can be streamed online on Crunchyroll.
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