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A Destructive God Sits Next to Me Anime's 2nd Promo Video Previews Theme Songs

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Takaya Kuroda, Yui Ogura join cast for series premiering on January 11

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Arata Aki's A Destructive God Sits Next to Me (Boku no Tonari ni Ankoku Hakaishin ga Imasu.) manga began streaming the show's second promotional video on Friday. The video previews the opening theme song "Take mo' Chance" by the group "all at once," as well as idol unit AŌP's ending theme song "Freedom de Muda ni Muteki!!"

The site also revealed two more cast members:

The anime will premiere on AT-X on January 11 at 9:00 p.m., before debuting on Tokyo MX on January 12 at 10:00 p.m. and on BS Fuji on January 13 at 24:00 (effectively January 14 at 12:00 a.m.).

The series is a Crunchyroll co-production, and the company will stream the anime. The anime stars:

Atsushi Nigorikawa (Love Tyrant, Between the Sky and Sea, Anime De Training! Ex) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Natsuko Takahashi (Love Tyrant, My Love Story!!, The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar) is handling the series composition, Yūki Nakano (key animator for Kan Colle, Nisekoi - False Love) is designing the characters, and Kanako Hara is composing the music.

The manga follows Seri Koyuki, a high school student who tries to avoid strange people because he knows he will just end up being the the straight man to their antics. Enter Kabuto Hanadori, Koyuki's classmate who has chūnibyō (second-year middle school syndrome) and claims his eyepatch seals his god of destruction alter ego. Everything about Hanadori exudes the need for a straight man to keep him in check, and sure enough Koyuki is drawn in.

Aki launched the manga in Kadokawa's Monthly Comic Gene magazine in January 2013.

Sources: Boku no Tonari ni Ankoku Hankaishin ga Imasu. anime's website, MoCa News

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