The Deaimon anime adaptation is set to premiere in April, with a visual of main characters Nagomu Irino and Itsuka Yukihira accompanying the announcement. The character designs for Heigo Irino and Fuki Irino, the parents of protagonist Nagomu, were also revealed.
The manga by Rin Asano began in 2016 and has 12 tankoubon volumes as of October 2021. It is serialized in Kadokawa’s Young Ace magazine and published under the Kadokawa Comics Ace label. 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 Ichika, a young girl who is referred to as the shop’s heir.
The staff of Deaimon includes Fumitoshi Oizaki (Merc StoriA: The Apathetic Boy and the Girl in a Bottle) as director, Reiko Yoshida (Non Non Biyori Nonstop, Sorcerous Stabber Orphen: Battle of Kimluck) as series composer, Sakae Shibuya (Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM co-chief animation director) as character designer and chief animation director, Shigyou Satou (Is the Order a Rabbit? BLOOM in-between chief, animation director et al.) as prop designer and wagashi animator, Yuuki 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 photography director, and Ren Takada as music composer. Encourage Films is the animation production company.
Meanwhile, the cast includes Nobunaga Shimazaki as Nagomu, Kozue Yuuki as Itsuka, Rikiya Koyama as Heigo, Sayaka Oohara as Fuki, 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, Izou Oikawa as Ikkou Irino, and Miho Yoshida as Masayo Irino.
Source: @deaimon_anime, Deaimon website