The official website and Twitter account for the upcoming anime adaptation of Rin Asano’s Deaimon manga revealed a new promotional video, additional staff, and cast for the anime. The anime is set to premiere in 2022.
The newly added staff includes Shigyō Satō (Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM in-between chief, animation director et al.) as prop designer and wagashi animator, Yūki Yamogita (Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM 2D Works) as 2D and clothing designer, Studio Jack’s Yumiko Kuga (Isekai Cheat Magician) as art director, Inaho’s Yukie Yamamoto (2.43: Seiin High School Boys Volleyball Team) as CG director, Inaho’s Daigo Matsumoto (Strike Witches: Road to Berlin) as director of photography, Mishima Editing Room’s Akari Saitō (Devilman crybaby) as editor, Ren Takada as music composer, and Hiroto Morishita (Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU) as sound director.
Other staff members include Fumitoshi Oizaki (Merc StoriA: The Apathetic Boy and the Girl in a Bottle) as the director, Reiko Yoshida (Non Non Biyori Nonstop, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck) as the series composer, and Sakae Shibuya (Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM co-chief animation director) as character designer and chief animation director. Encourage Films is the animation production company.
The newly added cast includes Rikiya Koyama as Heigo Irino, Sayaka Ōhara as Fuki Irino, Hiroshi Iwasaki as Masa Tatsumi, Satsuki Yukino as Otsuru-san, Takuma Nagatsuka as Saki Seto, Minori Suzuki as Mitsuru Horikawa, Minami Takahashi as Kanoko Matsukaze, Saori Hayami as Hiiro Kisaichi, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tomoe Yukihira, Izō Oikawa as Ikkō Irino, and Miho Yoshida as Masayo Irino. Other cast members include Nobunaga Shimazaki as Nagomu Irino and Kozue Yūki as Itsuka Yukihira.
The Deaimon manga began in 2016 and released its 11th tankōbon volume on May 1. It is serialized in KADOKAWA’s Young Ace magazine.
The story follows Nagomu, who returns to his family’s sweet shop in Kyoto for the first time in ten years after his father’s hospitalization. Nagomu is eager to take over the shop, but he is instead entrusted with Itsuka, a young girl who is referred to as the shop’s heir.
Source: Deimon Twitter