Riddle Story of Devil Anime's 1st TV Ad Streamed
posted on by Egan Loo
Pony Canyon began streaming the first commercial for the television anime of Yun Kouga and Sunao Minakata's Riddle Story of Devil (Akuma no Riddle) manga on Thursday. The text in the video reads, “The target is a high school girl with a certain issue. All of her classmates are … assassins.”
The voice cast includes:
Ayaka Suwa as Tokaku Azuma
Hisako Kanemoto as Haru Ichinose
Yoshino Nanjō as Nio Hashiri
Fumiko Uchimura as Haruki Sagae
Mami Uchida as Hitsugi Kirigaya
Sachika Misawa as Chitaru Hamatame
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 diomedéa. Kiyoko Yoshimura is in charge of the series scripts, and Naomi Ide is serving as the character designer and chief animation director.
The anime will premiere in Japan on April 3.