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Interviews with Monster Girls/Demi-chan wa Kataritai TV Anime's Main Staff Revealed

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ryo Ando makes directorial debut at A-1 Pictures for anime premiering in January

This year's Vol. 10 issue of Kodansha's Young Magazine the 3rd magazine is revealing the main staff on Tuesday for the recently announced television anime adaptation of Petosu's comedy manga Interviews with Monster Girls (Demi-chan wa Kataritai).

Ryo Ando (chief episode director for both seasons of GATE) is making his directorial debut with the series at A-1 Pictures. Takao Yoshioka (Elfen Lied, Ikki Tousen, The Familiar of Zero) is both writing and overseeing the scripts. Tetsuya Kawakami (The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water) is designing the characters, and Masaru Yokoyama (Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Garakowa -Restore the World-, BBK/BRNK) is composing the music.

Other staff members include:

Art Director: Katsufumi Hariu
Color Design: Misako Akama
Director of Photography: Yohei Miyawaki
CG Director: Shinji Nasu
Editing: Shigeru Nishiyama
Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa

The anime will premiere in January and will air on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11.

Kodansha Comics announced that it will start publish the manga in English this November, and it describes the story:

Monsters of legend walk among us, going by the name “demi-humans.” Ever since he's discovered the “demis,” one young man has become obsessed with them. So when he gets a job as a teacher at a high school for demi-girls, it's a dream come true! But these demis, who include a rambunctious vampire, a bashful headless girl, and a succubus, have all the problems normal teenagers have, on top of their supernatural conditions. How to handle a classroom full of them?!

Kodansha published the manga's third volume in Japan on March 18, and the three volumes have over 550,000 copies in print. The fourth volume will ship on September 20.

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