As promised, the Dengeki Bunko Winter Festival Online 2021 revealed More information on the second season of the highly publicized The devil is a part-time! TV anime, confirming the series title, new cast, first main trailer, and staff for a tight adaptation of the novel, as well as the fact that the series will revolve around Sadao and Emi’s “daughter”.
New cast member, who will be a central figure in family entertainment, Sadao and Emi’s “daughter”, Alas Ramus will be voiced by Hina Kino. A character trailer for Ramus has been released.
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The devil is a part-time! will bear the title of The devil is a part time !! (a second exclamation mark for those who are confused), and will be animated at Studio 3hz. Daisuke tsukushi takes over as director, with Masahiro yokotani as the composer of the series, Yudai Iino as a character designer, and Yoshihiro Takeda as animation director. The series will be premiered in July 2022. The rest of the staff includes:
- Design work: Ryo Akizuki
- Graphic art: Hirofumi Araki
- Artistic director: Manabu Otsugu (Kusanagi)
- Artistic framework: Hideyasu Narita (Kusanagi)
- Director of Photography : Ryo Iijima (Asahi production)
- Color design: Akemi Tejima (To wish)
- 3D Director: Kohei Ogawa (Marco)
- Editing : Hidemitsu Doi
- Special effects: Kei ishibashi (Asahi production)
- Music: Ryosuke nakanishi
- Music production: Lantis
- Sound director: Jin aketagawa
WHITE FOX hosted the first season of The devil is a part-time! in 2013 under the direction of Naoto hosoda, based on the series of light novels written by Satoshi Wagahara and illustrated by 029. Funimation airs the first season on its service, describing it as follows:
Outsmarted by a hero when he is just inches from conquering the world, the devil finds himself in today’s Tokyo. Without any real skill, the devil is forced to make ends meet by spilling burgers at a fast food restaurant! To block any further plan for world domination, the hero follows the trail of the devil and takes on the humble duties of a telemarketer.
Source: Maousama on Twitter
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