Warner Bros. Anime streamed an English-subtitled teaser video of the anime adaptation of Hi Score Girl. The video showed the anime will premiere in July 2018. Square Enix Big Gangan magazine first announced the anime back in December 2013. The project entered a long hiatus due to legality issues with SNK Playmore that began in 2014.
Hi Score Girl is a romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Rensuke Oshikiri in 2010. The story revolves around Haruo Yaguchi, and Akira Oono. Their story develops after they met in an arcade. The manga is popularly known for its unique art style, and depiction of the 90s gaming culture.