• "The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting" Episode 1 is airing Thursday
  • The episode will stream on Crunchyroll
  • The series is based on Tsukiya’s original story

Kirishima Toru, a dreaded member of a Yakuza family, is asked to take care of a young girl in "The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting" Episode 1.

Kirishima is known to solve problems using violence and is called the Demon of Sakuragi by the underworld.

One day, the head of the Sakuragi family calls Kirishima and appoints him the boss’ only daughter – Yaeka’s caretaker.

"The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting" anime showcases the heartwarming story of a gangster taking care of a child. The preview trailer of the series shows Kirishima trying his best to become friends with Yaeka who doesn’t look impressed by his efforts.

He knows he has got a tough job as a caregiver but he is likely to win her heart.

“Kirishima Toru was accustomed to solving all problems through violence and was called ‘the Demon of Sakuragi’ by the underbelly of society. One day, the boss of the Sakuragi family suddenly summons Kirishima and appoints him caretaker of his only daughter, Yaeka!” read the official synopsis of "The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting" anime, as per Crunchyroll.

“This is a heartwarming comedy about a yakuza crime family's right-hand man and the boss' only daughter. The two of them are about to begin their new daily lives together!” it continued.

The cast of the anime includes Misaki Watada as Yaeka Sakuragi, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Toru Kirishima, Mai Nakahara as Miyuki Sakuragi, Misa Kobayashi as Kanami Kurosaki, Ryota Takeuchi as Kazuhiko Sakuragi, Tomoaki Maeno as Toichiro Aoi, Wataru Hatano as Rei Hojo, Hiroshi Kamiya as Yuri Mashiro, Jun Fukuyama as Masaya Hayami, and Kaito Ishikawa as Kei Sugihara.

The anime is based on the original story by Tsukiya. Itsuro Kawasaki is directing the anime while Keiichiro Ochi is handling the series composition.

The opening theme song is titled "Mirai no Hero Tachi e" and is performed by Sho Takeyaki and the ending theme song, "Kaerimichi no Iro," is by Shibuya HAL. The ending song is composed, written and arranged by ANCHOR.

"The Yakuza's Guide to Babysitting" Episode 1 is airing Thursday. Fans in the U.S. can watch the episode online on Crunchyroll. The installment will stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

The anime is titled "Kumichō Musume to Sewagakari" in Japanese.

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