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Interviews with Monster Girls/Demi-chan wa Kataritai TV Anime's Teaser Introduces Characters

posted on 2016-09-10 14:45 EDT
A-1 Pictures animates story of young male teacher at high school for demi-human girls

The official website for the television anime of of Petosu's comedy manga Interviews with Monster Girls (Demi-chan wa Kataritai) updated with a teaser promotional video and character visuals on Saturday. The video introduces the characters:


The characters introduced (in the order shown in the video) are:

Hikari Takanashi the vampire

Kyōko Machi the dullahan

Yuki Kusakabe the snow woman

Sakie Satō the succubus

Himari Takanashi the human twin sister of Hikari

Tetsuo Takahashi the biology teacher

Kodansha Comics announced that it will start publishing 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?!

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. Earlier on Saturday, a 15-second commercial debuted on the giant Sony Vision Shibuya screen at Tokyo's Shibuya district. Also in Shibuya, the HMV & Books Tokyo store's Comic Space area is displaying a life-size figure of Kyōko Machi until September 23. The figure will then go on tour throughout the country.

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.

Thanks to Dennis R for the embedded video.

Source: Comic Natalie


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