News Hiro Shimono, Kanae Itō Join Hataraku Maou-sama! Cast
posted on 2013-03-08 22:30 EST
The official website for the Hataraku Maou-sama! fantasy comedy television anime revealed two new cast members for the series on Friday: Hiro Shimono will play Hanzō Urushihara/Demon General Lucifer, and Kanae Itō will play Suzuno Kamazuki. The official website also revealed a new key visual image (pictured at right).
The series will premiere on April 4 on Tokyo MX and several other channels.
In Satoshi Wagahara's original fantasy light novel series, a demon lord named Satan is one step away from conquering his alternate world when he is transported to Tokyo of our world. He ends up having to work part-time at a fast food restaurant to make ends meet. In order to conquer Japan, he (under the Earth name Sadao Maō) has to first move up from a freelancer to an actual employee. Meanwhile, the heroine Emilia has arrived in Japan also, in pursuit of Satan.
Naoto Hosoda is directing the anime at WHITE FOX, and Atsushi Ikariya is adapting original novel illustrator 029's characters for anime. Masahiro Yokotani is in charge of the series scripts. The main cast is as follows:
- Ryota Ohsaka as Sadao Maō/Demon Lord Satan
- Yōko Hikasa as Emi Yusa/Heroine Emilia
- Nao Toyama as Chiho Sasaki
- Yuuki Ono as Shirō Ashiya/Demon General Arushieru
[Via Temple Knights]