"Maoyuu Maou Yuusha" Fantasy Macroeconomics Anime Cast Revealed

Voice of Holo cast in "Spice and Wolf meets Dragon Quest" light novel series adaptation

The site for the anime adaptation of "Spice and Wolf meets Dragon Quest" light novel series Maoyuu Maou Yuusha (Demon Queen and Hero) has been updated to list the cast of the social criticism heavy fantasy series. Appropriately, Ami Koshimizu (Spice and Wolf's Holo) is the Demon Queen, while Jun Fukuyama (Yukio Okumura from Blue Exorcist, Souta Takanashi from Wagnaria!!) plays the Hero.



Hero - that's the name he goes by. The  greatest warrior of the Human realm. He forsakes his quest to kill the demon queen in favor of working out a peaceful solution to the conflict between Humans and Demons.



Demon Queen - disguises herself as the Crimson Scholar to travel to the human world and share knowledge with that civilization.



Other cast includes:

Chiwa Saito  (Madoka Magica's Homura)  - Senior Maid 

Haruka Tomatsu (Ichika Takatsuki in Ano Natsu de Matteru, Mashu in C) - Older Sister Maid

Nao Toyama (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere's Margot Knight, Star Driver's Tiger Sugatame) - Younger Sister Maid

Hiroshi Kamiya  (Blue Exorcist's Mephisto Pheles, Natsume Yūjin-chō San' Takashi Natsume ) - Young Merchant

Miyuki Sawashiro (Kurapika in Hunter x Hunter, Suruga Kanbaru in Nisemonogatari). - Woman Knight

Credits includes:

Director: Takeo Takahashi (Spice and Wolf)

Series composition: Naruhisa Arakawa (Spice and Wolf)

Character design: Masashi Kudo (Bleach), Hiroaki Karasu
Chief animation director: Hiroaki Karasu (Dog Days')
Assistant Director: Sei Sanpei
Art Director: Toshihiro Kohama (Spice and Wolf)
Art setting: Kaoru Aoki (Jorgmungand, Level E)
Color Design: Hitomi Sano (Spice and Wolf)
Music: Takeshi Hama (Kobato)

Production: ARMS (Queen's Blade: Rebellion, most of IkkiTousen)




Originally a story posted on message board 2Ch, the serial by Touno Mamare has already inspired five manga adaptations. The anime is slated to premiere this winter.


via Yaraon


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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