Interest Hiro Shimono, Yūichi Nakamura Lead Senyū Anime Cast
posted on 2012-09-02 01:00 EDT
The October issue of Shueisha's Jump Square magazine is announcing on Tuesday that Hiro Shimono (Danbōru Senki W, Sket Dance, Binbogami ga!) and Yūichi Nakamura (Hyouka, Natsuyuki Rendezvous, Love, Elections, & Chocolate) will lead the cast of the Senyū fantasy battle comedy anime. Jump Square is also revealing that the anime will premiere on the TV Tokyo station and the niconico (formerly Nico Nico Douga) service next January.
In Robinson Haruhara's original manga, a gigantic hole suddenly opened up in the world one day, and demons appeared. The king thinks that this portends the return of the demon king Rukimedesu, who was sealed away by the hero Kureashion a millenium ago. The king decreed that the descendants of the hero must take on the threat, and 75 people showed up. Hero No. 45 (Shimono's Aruba) and a sadistic palace warrior (Nakamura's Rosu) have to team up, and their adventure begins.
Haruhara launched the manga on the Nico Nico Seiga website in 2010, and began serializing it in Shueisha's Jump Square magazine also this year. The anime will cover the first arc of the web version.
[Via Manga News]