• "A Couple of Cuckoos" Episode 1 is airing Saturday
  • The episode will stream on Crunchyroll
  • The anime is based on the story by Miki Yoshikawa

A 16-year-old high schooler named Nagi Umino was switched at birth. "A Couple of Cuckoos" Episode 1 will showcase Nagi finally meeting his biological parents.

The official synopsis of the first episode reveals Nagi will bump into a beautiful girl named Amano Erika on the way to meeting his parents.

Amano, who is also a high school student, convinces Nagi to be her fake boyfriend. "A Couple of Cuckoos" anime follows the crazy and chaotic love story of these high schoolers.

“Mixed up with another family's child as a baby, high school student Umino Nagi is finally meeting his biological parents. On the day of their meeting, he happens to encounter Amano Erika, a high school student at a prestigious and wealthy girls' school. At her request, he's half-forced into pretending to be her boyfriend so she can avoid marrying her fiance...,” read the official synopsis of "A Couple of Cuckoos" anime, as per Crunchyroll.

“However, not only were they the babies who had been mixed up but they're also engaged to each other! The loving parents of both families officially recognize their engagement, and the couple begins living together. Nagi is in love with his classmate Segawa Hiro, and Erika is determined to rebel against her father, so the couple agrees not to get involved with each other. The mixed-up and chaotic romantic comedy starts now!” it continued.

The cast of the anime includes Kaito Ishikawa as Nagi Umino, Akari Kito as Erika Amano, Yukiko Aruga as Ritsuka Amano, Yoko Hikasa as Namie Umino, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Soichiro Amano, Ryohei Kimura as Yohei Umino, Nao Toyama as Hiro Segawa and Konomi Kohara as Sachi Umino.

"A Couple of Cuckoos" anime is based on the original story by Miki Yoshikawa.

The chief director of the anime is Hiroaki Akagi and Yoshiyuki Shirahata is credited for direction. Yasuhiro Nakanishi is the series composer while Aya Takano is the character designer.

"A Couple of Cuckoos" Episode 1 is airing this Saturday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the episode online on Crunchyroll. The episode will live stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

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