Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! (Japanese: 映像研には手を出すな, "Eizōken ni wa Te o Dasu na!") is a Japanese anime television series based on the seinin manga written and illustrated by Sumito Ōwara. of the same name. Produced by Shogakukan, Warner Bros. Japan and Science Saru, the series is directed by Masaaki Yuasa, who also handles series composition.
As a result of HBO Max's partership with Crunchyroll, this was one of seventeen starting-anime for the service, alongside Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood and Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (Director’s Cut),
The entire series was avaliable at launch.
First year high schooler Midori Asakusa wants to create an anime, but she's too disheartened to make that first step by herself. By pure chance, she meets Tsubame Mizusaki, an up-and-coming socialite secretly dreaming of becoming an animator. Together with Midori's money-loving best friend Sayaka Kanamori, the energetic trio start the "Eizouken" club and slowly work towards making their "greatest world" a reality!
- Midori Asakusa
- Sayaka Kanamori
- Sowande Sakaki
- Robot Club Ono
- Robot Club Kobayashi
- Robot Club Gotō
- Robot Club Seki
After the debut of the anime adaptation in January 2020, the manga had over 500,000 copies in circulation.
The manga series was nominated for the 11th Manga Taisho awards in 2018, and it won the top Bros. Comic Award in 2017. The series ranked #15 along with Dr. Stone on a list of the top manga of 2018 for male readers put together by Kono Manga ga Sugoi!.
In 2020, the anime series won one the four monthly Galaxy Awards for March, becoming one of the candidates the association's yearly Galaxy Awards.