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Devilman Crybaby Staff Teases 'Important Announcement'

posted on 2018-04-13 16:00 EDT by Karen Ressler

The official Twitter account for Devilman crybaby teased that an "important announcement" will be unveiled during a a live stream presentation to commemorate the show's Blu-ray Disc box set.

The Blu-ray Disc box set will ship in Japan on May 30. The stream will feature the anime's cast, but the staff have not yet announced which cast or a stream date.

The 10-episode DEVILMAN crybaby anime premiered in 190 countries or territories on Netflix on January 5. Masaaki Yuasa (Ping Pong, Mind Game) directed the anime at his Science Saru studio. Ichiro Okouchi (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Valvrave the Liberator) wrote the script, Eunyoung Choi served as animation producer, and Kensuke Ushio (Space Dandy, Ping Pong, A Silent Voice) composed the music.

Nagai launched the original Devilman manga in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 1972. A television anime adaptation of the manga aired simultaneously that year. The anime and manga series have spawned more than a dozen different spinoffs, crossovers, and remakes since 1972, including manga, OVAs, and a 2004 live-action film. Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the original manga in English.


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