'Maō-sama, Retry!' Anime Reveals Promo Video, More Cast
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kurone Kanzaki's Maō-sama, Retry! (Dark Lord, Retry!) light novel series began streaming a promotional video for the series on Thursday. The video previews Kaori Ishihara's opening theme song "Tempest."
The site also revealed that Tomokazu Seki is joining the show's cast as Isami Tahara.
The previously revealed cast members include:
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Hakuto Kunai (Akira Ōno)
- Kanon Takao as Aku
- Kaori Ishihara as Luna Elegant
- Haruka Tomatsu as Killer Queen
- Aki Toyosaki as Angel White
- Rina Satou as Yū Kirino
- Hitomi Nabatame as Mikan
- Sora Tokui as Yukikaze
- Showtaro Morikubo as Zero Kirisame
- Yurika Kubo as Momo
- Kazusa Aranami as Kyon
- Suzuna Kinoshita as Toron
- Chiyo Ousaki as Mink
- M.A.O as Organ
The story centers on Akira Ōno, a regular guy who works at a company that manages an online game. He often plays the game as his character "Maō" (Dark Lord). But one day, when he logs on, he is whisked into the game's fantasy world as his character. There, he meets a one-legged girl, and begins his adventures alongside her. But as he is a powerful "Dark Lord," various nations and holy maidens journey to defeat him, and he stirs up trouble everywhere he goes.
Hiroshi Kimura (Haitai Nanafa both seasons, The Irresponsible Galaxy Tylor, Danchigai) is directing the series at EKACHI EPILKA (Crossing Time). Novelist and scriptwriter Ōka Tanisaki is overseeing the series scripts, and Chiyo Nakayama (key animator for Robotics;Notes, Kuroko's Basketball all three seasons) is adapting Makoto Iino's original character designs for animation.
Haruka Tōjō is performing the ending theme song "New."