News WIT Studio's Hōzuki no Reitetsu TV Anime Slated For January 9
posted on 2013-12-09 22:54 EST
The first 2014 issue of Kodansha's Weekly Morning magazine announced on Thursday that the television anime of Natsumi Eguchi's Hōzuki no Reitetsu supernatural manga will premiere on January 9.
The dark comedy revolves around Hōzuki (Hiroki Yasumoto), the fierce aide to the Great King Enma (Takashi Nagasako). Calm and super-sadistic, he tries to resolve problems that often occur in Hell.
Hiro Kaburaki (Kimi ni Todoke, My Little Monster) is directing the series (and its dialogue recording) at Wit Studio (Attack on Titan, Hal) with Norihiro Naganuma (Kimi ni Todoke, My Little Monster) as assistant director. Midori Gotou (Loups=Garous - The Motion Picture, Guilty Crown) is in charge of the series scripts and setting, while Hirotaka Katō (Hal) is serving as character designer and chief animation director. Tomisiro (Lagrange - The Flower of Rin-ne) is composing music with Starchild Records, and Sound Team Don Juan is producing the sound.