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J.C. Staff to Animate Angels of Death Manga for 2018

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Yen Press released horror escape series' 1st volume in November

The wraparound jacket band on the sixth compiled book volume of artist Kudan Naduka and author Makoto Sanada's Angels of Death (Satsuriku no Tenshi) manga revealed on Wednesday that J.C. Staff (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Children of the Whales) will animate the game and manga franchise's anime adaptation for a 2018 premiere.

The franchise's official Twitter account announced the adaptation in July. The announcement image for the anime at right reads "Please. Kill me."

Yen Press licensed the manga and released the first volume on November 14. The company describes the manga:

Most girls waking up without any memory and meeting a serial killer would panic, but not Ray. In fact, far from being her biggest problem, killer Zack might just prove a convenient resource when it comes to finding a way out of the building in which they're both trapped!

The manga currently runs in Kadokawa's Comic Gene magazine, and the series' compiled volumes have more than 1 million copies in print. Kadokawa released the manga's fifth compiled volume and the first volume of Sanada and Naduka's Satsuriku no Tenshi: Episode.0 manga on July 27. negiyan also draws a four-panel spinoff manga in Comic Gene titled Satsuten!.

The franchise started out as Hoshikuzu KRNKRN's (Makoto Sanada) "psycho horror adventure game" that has serial releases on the "Den Fami Nico Game Magazine" website. The game is available in English on Steam under the title Angels of Death.

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