Nobuaki Nakanishi is directing the anime, with Mizukami, Yūichirō Momose co-writing the series.
Kodoani.com – Manga creator Satoshi Mizukami revealed on Monday that the manga Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (Hoshi no Samidare) by the creator of a TV anime adaptation will premiere this summer. Nobuaki Nakanishi (Koihime Musō, Mahōjin Guru Guru, Kasimasi – Girl Meets Girl) is directing the anime.
Mizukami’s comment on the announcement indicated that the anime will include the entire manga “until the end.”
Original author Mizukami is credited as the series creator, along with Yūichirō Momose (My First Girlfriend was Gal, Infinite Dendrogram, So I’m a Spider, So What?).
Mizukami drew the illustration below to celebrate the announcement.
Mizukami launched the manga in Shonengahosha’s Young King Ours magazine in April 2005, and ended it in 2010.
Asamiya Yuuhi was an ordinary college student…until one day a lizard appeared and asked him to help save the world. Next thing he knows, he’s been given a ring and special powers, plus an enemy is stalking him. However, he was joined by the Girl Next door, Samidare, who was planning… what kind of things?! This is a unique story that blends ordinary life with the bizarre and the supernatural!
Mizukami launched her Spirit Circle manga in Young King Ours in May 2012, and ended the series in March 2016. Shonengahosha published the sixth and final compiled volume in June 2016.
Mizukami’s latest work is the Planet With project, which includes both the manga and television anime of which Mizukami is the main author. The manga launched in Young King Ours in April 2018 and entered its final round in July 2021.