Love and Lies (恋と嘘) is a Japanese manga by Musawo Tsumugi. The series follows a young boy and his feelings for a girl who is his longtime crush, despite another girl was already assigned by the government to become his future wife. An anime adaptation by Liden Films to be aired starting July 3, 2017.
Lies are forbidden and love is doubly forbidden. In the near future, when young people in Japan turn sixteen, they are assigned a marriage partner by the government. People don’t have to go through the trouble of looking for someone, and everyone accepts that the country will find a compatible partner to make them happy. Yukari Nejima is fifteen years old. He lives in a small corner of the country, and just can’t seem to get ahead in life. Both academically and athletically he’s below average. But within him, he hides a heart burning with passion! In this world in which love is forbidden, what will happen to him when he falls in love?
[Aug 16, 2017] OP: Frederic – Kanashii Ureshii