Spy x Family Key Visual for first released episode

The latest key visual for the highly anticipated anime, Spy x Family, was released with a good look at the key characters. The image shows the family of 3 as they all watch TV, being a normal family for once. Loid Forger sits on the sofa next to his excited daughter, Anya, as she eats popcorn, and his wife, Yor, stands behind them.

Spy x Family is a very popular manga about Shonen Jump which is now animated by Wit Studio and CloverWorks as an anime scheduled to be released on April 9, 2022. The action comedy was created by Tatsuya Endo and revolves around an assassin who must create a makeshift, fake family with a spy and a telepath. The manga has sold over 15 million copies in Japan as of April 2022 and was voted the number 1 recommended manga by Japanese bookstores of 2020. Polygon also included the manga in its list of Best Comics of 2019.

Spy x Family key visuals

the spy family x Key Art for ‘Spy x Family’ | Tatsuya Endo/Shueisha

The collaboration between two Japanese studios respected in the anime industry has increased the buzz for an already highly anticipated anime adaptation, and they’ve released some lovely key visuals for the upcoming anime. Wit Studio is the mind behind the first three seasons of Attack on Titan, The Great Pretender, the Vinland Saga Season 1 masterpiece, and more. And CloverWorks is a major studio behind Fate Grand Order: Absolute Demonic Front Babylonia, the incredible first season of The Promised Neverland, and the visual beauty of Fate Apocrypha, among other works.

In a previously released key visual, the family of three can be seen walking down the street as an ordinary, unremarkable group, but below, on the sidewalk, are their true personalities. Loid is a ruthless assassin, Yor is a clever spy, and Anya is a powerful telepath. The key visual is a perfect illustration of what the show is about. Along with the key visuals, there were also some promotional images released for Jump Festa 2022 centered around Anya.

Learn more about The Spy X Family the Anime

the spy family x Source: AnimeJapan 2022, Official Twitter © Tatsuya Endo, Shueisha / Spy x Family Project

The development team behind Spy x Family is huge, filled with some of the best minds from WiT Studio and CloverWorks. The anime is set to release in two courses for its first season and will be part of the anime’s spring season alongside Komi Can’t Communicate season 2, Rising of the Shield Hero season 2, and Kaguya same Love is War season 3. You can look Spy x Family on Crunchyroll, but the time you can watch it may vary depending on your region.

For those who don’t know Spy x Familyyou might want to take a look at the official anime synopsis from Crunchyroll below,

“The Twilight Spymaster is unparalleled when it comes to going undercover on dangerous missions for the good of the world. But when he’s given the ultimate mission – to get married and have a child – he might finally be surpassed!

Not one to be dependent on others, Twilight has her work cut out to provide her with a wife and child for her mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that the woman he chose is an assassin and the child he adopted is a telepath!

So what do you think of the previous and new key visuals? Are you a manga reader or is anime going to be a new experience for you? Do you like them and did they make you want to watch the anime if you didn’t go there before? The first episode of Spy x Family drops on April 9, so be sure to check it out if you can.

Briana R. Cross