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TrySail Sings Interviews with Monster Girls/Demi-chan wa Kataritai Anime's Opening

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Song titled "Original." for January anime about human teacher at "demi-human" girls high school

The voice actress unit TrySail announced on Sunday that they are performing the opening theme song for the television anime of Petosu's comedy manga Interviews with Monster Girls (Demi-chan wa Kataritai). The three unit members made the announcement at the first performance of their 1st live concert tour.

The opening theme song is titled "Original." Clammbon band guitarist's Mito composed the new song, and prolific scriptwriter Mari Okada penned the lyrics, just as she did for songs in Aquarion Evol and CANAAN.

The CD will go on sale on February 8 in three versions: a limited first pressing edtion, a limited-time pressing edition, and a regular edition. The limited-time pressing edition will feature a jacket illustration by the anime's character designer Tetsuya Kawakami and a DVD with the anime's clean opening animation sequence.

Kodansha Comics is releasing the manga in English, 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?!

The characters include:

Voice actor Junichi Suwabe as the character Tetsuo Takahashi, a biology teacher

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

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

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.

Kodansha published the manga's fourth volume in Japan on September 20. Kodansha Comics released the manga's first volume in English on November 1, and will release the second volume on January 17.

Source: Comic Natalie

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