The official website for the television anime adaptation of Arata Aki's Boku no Tonari ni Ankoku Hankaishin ga Imasu. (There is a Dark God of Destruction Next to Me) manga revealed the show's staff and winter 2020 premiere on Thursday. The site also revealed a visual.
Atsushi Nigorikawa (Love Tyrant, Between the Sky and Sea, Anime De Training! Ex) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Natsuko Takahashi (Love Tyrant, My Love Story!!, The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar) is handling the series composition, Yuki Nakano (key animator for Kan Colle, Nisekoi – False Love) is designing the characters, and Kanako Hara is composing the music.
The manga follows Seri Koyuki, a high school student who tries to avoid strange people because he knows he will just end up being the the straight man to their antics. Enter Kabuto Hanadori, Koyuki's classmate who has chūnibyō (second-year middle school syndrome) and claims his eyepatch seals his god of destruction alter ego. Everything about Hanadori exudes the need for a straight man to keep him in check, and sure enough Koyuki is drawn in.