Hina Kino as Alas=Ramus; Director Daisuke Tsukushi , Studio 3Hz replaces Naoto Hosoda, White Fox
Kodoani.com – The Dengeki Bunko Winter Festival Online 2021 event has released a new promotional video for The Devil is a Part-Timer!! (with two exclamation points), the second anime season based on Satoshi Wagahara’s light novel is The Devil is a Part-Timer!, on Sunday. The event and video announced the season’s new cast, main staff, and July 2022 premiere. The event also debuted a new key visual.
Hina Kino will voice Alas=Ramus, a mysterious little girl born from an apple.
Wagahara hand-wrote the narration in the video above, expanding on March’s teaser promotional video with new animated cutscenes.
Daisuke Tsukushi (Isekai Cheat Magician, Girl Friend Note) and Studio 3Hz will replace Naoto Hosoda and White Fox in the new season. Masahiro Yokotani, Ryosuke Nakanishi, Akemi Tejima (Wish), Jin Aketagawa, and Lantis will return, respectively, as the series’ script supervisor, composer, main artist, and music production company. Character designer Yūdai Iino and animation director Yoshihiro Takeda replace Atsushi Ikariya, who took on both roles in the first season.
Other new hires include:
Design work: Ryou Akizuki
Graphic art: Hirofumi Araki
Art Director: Manabu Otsuzuki (Kusanagi)
Art Setting: Hideyasu Narita (Kusanagi)
General Director of Photography: Ryō Iijima ( Asahi Production )
3D Director: Kōhei Ogawa (Marco)
Editor: Hidemitsu Doi
Special Effects: Kei Ishibashi (Asahi Production)
Returning members include:
Ryota Ohsaka as Sadao Maō / Demon King Satan
Yōko Hikasa as Emi Yusa / Heroine Emilia
Nao Toyama as Chiho Sasaki
Yūki Ono as Shirō Ashiya / Demon General Alciel
Hiro Shimono as Hanzō Urushihara / Demon General Lucifer
Kanae Itō as Suzuno Kamazuki
Yen Press publishes both the original light novel and the manga adaptation by Akio Hiiragi, and it describes the story:
Maou, the infamous and almighty Demon King who devastated the Ente Isla world. While waging war against heroes who want to end his rule, the brilliant heroic girl Emilia Justina cornered Maou and his top demon general, Shirō Ashiya. To avoid death and defeat, Maou and Ashiya escaped through another dimension and arrived in present-day Japan. As they survive before returning to the war-torn world, they discover their powers are no longer reliable and are dwindling. Because they could only use their magic when absolutely necessary, Maou and Ashiya were forced to integrate into modern society.
Wagahara launched a light novel with illustrations by 029 in 2011. An adaptation of Hiiragi’s manga was serialized in Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine in December 2011. Kurone Mishima drew another manga spin-off. name is Hataraku Maou-sama! High School! in Kadokawa’s Dengeki Maoh magazine from 2012 to 2015. Yen Press also published all five volumes of the manga.
Website ComicWalker publishes a gourmet-themed spinoff manga titled Hataraku Maou-sama! no Meshi! in August. Oji Sadō is drawing manga. Manga adapts the latest side story in the light novel series, also with the same title. The novel volume shipped in February 2019.
The main novel series got a television anime adaptation in 2013.