My Dress-Up Darling, the anime adaptation, has been renewed for a second season. Shinichi Fukuda, the manga’s creator, has created an announcement teaser as well as a commemorative illustration.
My Dress-Up Darling’s first season premiered on January 8 and lasted 12 episodes. The Square Enix-published manga began in 2018 and has nine tankoubon volumes as of March 2022.
The director is Keisuke Shinohara (Black Fox), the series scriptwriter and supervisor is Yoriko Tomita (Osamake: Romcom Where The Childhood Friend Won’t Lose), the assistant director is Yoshihiro Hiramine (Black Fox unit director), the main animator is Naoya Takahashi (Wonder Egg Priority animation director, key animator et al.), and the main animator is Kazumasa Ishid. CloverWorks created the show.
Meanwhile, Hina Suguta was cast as Marin Kitagawa, Shoya Ishige as Wakana Gojo, Atsumi Tanezaki as Sajuna Inui, Hina Youmiya as Shinju Inui, and Atsushi Ono as Kaoru Gojo.
Square Enix describes the manga as:
Wakana Gojou, a doll-artisan hopeful, lives as an outcast, seeking refuge in his high school’s home ec room after being traumatized by a childhood incident with a friend who objected to his love of traditional dolls. Beautiful Marin Kitagawa, a trendy girl who is always surrounded by a swarm of friends, is practically an alien from another planet to Wakana. When cheerful Marin, who is never shy, notices Wakana sewing one day after school, she storms in with the intent of luring her quiet classmate into her secret hobby: cosplay! Will Wakana’s wounded heart be able to withstand the invasion of this sexy alien?!