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Devils' Line Anime Reveals 1st Promo Video, Visuals, April 7 Premiere

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New key visual, character visuals revealed

The official website for the anime of Ryo Hanada's Devils' Line manga updated on Wednesday with the first promotional video, a new key visual, seven character images, and the April 7 premiere date. The video previews the opening theme song, "Eclipse," performed by Shouta Aoi.


The official website revealed the visuals for the following characters:

Ryohei Kimura as Hans Lee


Yoshimasa Hosoya as Takashi Sawazaki


Miyuki Sawashiro as Juliana Lloyd


Takahiro Sakurai as Kirio Kikuhara


Hiroshi Kamiya as Takeshi Makimura


Nao Tōyama as Nanako Tenjō


Shouta Aoi as Kenichi Yoshii


The cast also includes:

  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Yūki Anzai
  • Yui Ishikawa as Tsukasa Taira
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Yōsuke Asami
  • Ryota Ohsaka as Naoya Ushio
  • Akira Ishida as Megumi Ishimaru
  • Mayumi Asano as Midori Anzai
  • Mamoru Miyano as Tamaki Anzai

Yoshinobu Tokumoto (Nagasarete Airantou, Amanchu! unit director) is directing the anime at Platinum Vision, with Hideaki Nakano (Aoharu x Machinegun, Servamp) as assistant director. Kenji Konuta (Aoharu x Machinegun, Servamp), Ayumu Hisao (Gekijōban Servamp: Alice in the Garden) are credited for series composition and scripts. Senri Kawaguchi is drawing the character designs, and is also credited for chief animation director alongside Toshimitsu Kobayashi. Yasuhiro Saiki is the action animation director.

Other staff members include:

  • Prop Design: Tomokazu Sugimura
  • Art Director: Masaki Mayuzumi
  • Color Setting: Aiko Yamagami
  • Director of Photography: Shigeki Asakawa
  • Editing: Kashiko Kimura
  • Sound Director: Toru Nakano
  • Sound Effects: Eiko Morikawa, Yuuki Hayashi
  • Sound Production: Pony Canyon Enterprises
  • Music: Kana Shibue
  • Music Production: King Records

Vertical Comics is publishing the manga in print in English, and Kodansha Advanced Media is releasing the manga digitally in North America. Vertical describes the series' story:

Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by a devil, one of many vampires that can blend in among the human population. Anzai, her savior, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force that specializes in devil-related crime in Tokyo. As Anzai continues to keep guard over Tsukasa, the two quickly forge a tentative bond—one that Anzai fears will test his iron-clad rule of never drinking human blood...

Hanada launched the dark fantasy manga in Kodansha's Monthly Morning Two magazine in 2013, and Kodansha published the 10th compiled book volume on July 21. The 11th volume, which will ship on March 23, will bundle a drama CD with the anime's cast featuring a story from the day before the first episode of the anime. Vertical published the ninth volume on October 3 and will publish the tenth volume on March 6.

Source: Animate Times


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