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
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.