The cover of the first volume featuring Gabriel White Tenma.
|Published by||ASCII Media Works|
|Magazine||Dengeki Daioh G|
|Original run||December 27, 2013 – present|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Masahiko Ohta|
|Written by||Takashi Aoshima|
|Music by||Yasuhiro Misawa|
|Original run||January 2017 – scheduled|
Gabriel Dropout (Japanese: ガヴリールドロップアウト Hepburn: Gavurīru Doroppuauto) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Ukami. The series began serialization in ASCII Media Works' Dengeki Daioh G magazine in December 2013. A television anime adaptation by Doga Kobo will premiere in January 2017.
Upon passing a school in heaven, graduating angels are sent down to Earth, where they must learn about humans and guide them towards the correct path in order to become true angels. However, Gabriel White Tenma, the top angel in her class, becomes addicted to video games upon arriving on Earth and turns into a complete slob as a result. The story follows Gabriel, along with other angels and devils who have descended to Earth, as they attend high school.
- Gabriel White Tenma (天真・ガヴリール・ホワイト Tenma Gavurīru Howaito)
- Voiced by: Miyu Tomita
- Known as Gab (ガヴ Gabu) for short. An angel who was the top of her class but turned into a slob after becoming addicted to video games. She is often lazy and unmotivated and has a rather bossy attitude.
- Vignette April Tsukinose (月乃瀬・ヴィネット・エイプリル Tsukinose Vinetto Eipuriru)
- Voiced by: Saori Ōnishi
- Known as Vigne (ヴィーネ Vīne) for short. The complete opposite of Gabriel, she is very responsible and often has to look after Gabriel, who lives in the same building as her, contratry to her actual role as a devil.
- Satanichia McDowell Kurumizawa (胡桃沢・サタニキア・マクドウェル Kurumizawa Santanikia Makudoueru)
- Voiced by: Naomi Ōzora
- Known as Satanya (サターニャ Satānya) for short. A dimwitted devil who often thinks of petty ways to cause mischief which usually end in failure.
- Raphiel Ainsworth Shiraha (白羽・ラフィエル・エインズワース Shiraha Rafieru Einzuwāsu)
- Voiced by: Kana Hanazawa
- Known as Raphy (ラフィ Rafi) for short. The second ranked angel in Gabriel's class, who has since become a sadistic stalker who often enjoys teasing Satanya.
- Taplis Himeno (姫野 タプリス Himeno Tapurisu)
- An underclassman angel who admired Gabriel in school and presumes Satanya was the one responsible for turning her into a slob.
Ukami began serializing the series in ASCII Media Works's shōnen manga magazine Dengeki Daioh G on December 27, 2013, where it was published every other month. Starting on April 28, 2014, the series switched to monthly publication. It has been published in 3 compiled volumes between December 19, 2014 and May 26, 2016.
|No.||Japanese release date||Japanese ISBN|
|1||December 20, 2014||ISBN 978-4-04-869061-4|
|2||November 27, 2015||ISBN 978-4-04-865491-3|
|3||May 27, 2016||ISBN 978-4-04-865927-7|
A television anime adaptation of the series was announced in the Dengeki Daioh magazine's September 2016 issue on July 27, 2016. The anime is being produced by Doga Kobo and directed by Masahiko Ohta, with Takashi Aoshima handling series composition and Katsuhiro Kumagai designing the characters. It is scheduled to air in January 2017; the first episode will have an advance screening on December 18, 2016 at the Shinjuku Piccadilly theatre in Tokyo.
- "Gabriel Dropout Manga Gets Anime From Himoto! Umaru-chan Staff". Anime News Network. July 26, 2016. Retrieved July 28, 2016.
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- コミック電撃だいおうじVOL.4. Dengeki Daioh G (in Japanese). December 27, 2013. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
- コミック電撃だいおうじVOL.8. Dengeki Daioh G (in Japanese). April 23, 2014. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
- ガヴリールドロップアウト(1). ASCII Media Works (in Japanese). Retrieved July 27, 2016.
- ガヴリールドロップアウト(2). ASCII Media Works (in Japanese). Retrieved July 27, 2016.
- ガヴリールドロップアウト(3). ASCII Media Works (in Japanese). Retrieved July 27, 2016.
- Green, Scott (July 26, 2016). ""Umaru-chan" Staff Reunite On Lazy Angel Comedy Anime "Gabriel Dropout"". Crunchyroll. Retrieved July 28, 2016.
- Green, Scott (July 27, 2016). ""Gabriel Dropout" Anime Visual Published". Crunchyroll. Retrieved July 28, 2016.
- Komatsu, Mikikazu (October 10, 2016). "TV Anime "Gabriel Dropout" Confirms January 2017 Premiere". Crunchyroll. Retrieved October 10, 2016.
- Official manga website (Japanese)
- Official anime website (Japanese)
- Gabriel Dropout (manga) at Anime News Network's encyclopedia