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Lost in Translation
Pony Canyon began streaming the second commercial for the television anime adaptation of Yun Kouga and Sunao Minakata's Riddle Story of Devil (Akuma no Riddle) manga on Saturday. The video is narrated by Ayaka Suwa as her character Tokaku Azuma, who says that all of her classmates are assassins.
The voice cast includes:
Ayaka Suwa as Tokaku Azuma
Hisako Kanemoto as Haru Ichinose
Yoshino Nanjou as Nio Hashiri
Azumi Asakura as Isuke Inukai
Fumiko Uchimura as Haruki Sagae
Mami Uchida as Hitsugi Kirigaya
Sachika Misawa as Chitaru Hamatame
Yuka Ōtsubo as Mahiru Shinya Banba
Miho Arakawa as Sumireko Hanafusa
Haruka Yoshimura as Kōko Kaminaga
Chika Anzai as Suzu Shutō
Manami Numakura as Otoya Takechi
Yuki Yamada as Shiena Kenmochi
Tomokazu Sugita as Kaiba-sensei
Takahiro Sakurai as Mizurogi-sensei
The story is set at Myōjō Academy, a private girls' boarding school. All the students in the 10th year's Kurogumi class are assassins with one target, Haru Ichinose. Tokaku Azuma is a recent transfer student who is also targeting Ichinose, but she gradually develops feelings for Ichinose.
Keizou Kusakawa (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's and Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha films, il sole penetra le illusioni ~ Day Break Illusion, Ro-Kyu-Bu!, Sekirei) is directing the anime at Diomedea. Kiyoko Yoshimura is in charge of the series scripts, and Naomi Ide is serving as the character designer and chief animation director.
Story creator Yun Kouga and artist Sunao Minakata launched the manga in Newtype in 2012, and Kadokawa published the second compiled book volume this month.
The anime will premiere in Japan on April 3.