This month, The Devil Is A Part-Timer! was back, after a fashion. Cast from the 2013 anime, including Ryōta Ōsaka as Sadao Maou / Satan Jacob and Yōko Hikasa as Emi Yusa / Emilia Justina, reunited for a new audio drama, "Maou, Suteneko wo Hirou" ("The Devil Adopts a Stray Cat"). This was an occasion for series original light novel author Satoshi Wagahara to be reminded about the interest in a second season.
This week on "Cruising the Crunchy-Catalog", we're taking a look at a more recent addition via our partnership with Funimation: the 2013 fantasy / comedy TV anime The Devil is a Part-Timer!. Hit the jump to enroll in a rewarding career at MgRonald.
Good news for fans of The Devil is a Part-Timer!, a fantasy light novel series about a would-be evil overlord who is forced to take a job in fast food in order to make ends meet: the original light novel illustrator, 029 (Oniku), also illustrates the jacket cover for the upcoming audio drama CD. Hit the jump to learn more.
The Japanese voice cast for the 2013 light novel to TV anime adaptation of The Devil is a Part-Timer! is reuniting for an original audio drama CD featuring a new story by Satoshi Wagahara, the author of the original light novels. Hit the jump to learn more.
The voice actors behind The Devil Is a Part-Timer! will be joining forces once again this week on a special Nico Video reunion stream to celebrate the BD box set release of the series in Japan. Join Ryōta Ōsaka, Yōko Hikasa, and more as they reminisce about the series. Hit the jump for all the details!
A number of beloved series, seriously lacking second seasons, are soon getting new, more affordable Japanese Blu-ray collections over the next three months. The first half of Shirobako and the complete Fruits Basket are due November 23rd, followed by the second half of Shirobako and the Devil Is a Part-Timer! in December, then Amagi Brilliant Park to start off 2017.
Buckle up. Sunday is Dengeki Bunko Autumn Festival, so there might be some news concerning popular light novels from the publisher of Sword Art Online. In the meantime, Dengeki has continued their three-month 2016 Super Thank You Fair. Through October, each month, four of the publisher's leading ladies in the Dengeki Water Gun. Check out September's after the jump.
This week, Nintendo launched its first smartphone app in the US. This social media app, Miitomo, allows user to customize interactive avatars. Japan got a head-start, and one of the people who found some time to play with it was 029 (aka O-Ni-Ku or Oniku), the illustrator on Satoshi Wagahara's series of The Devil Is A Part-Timer light novels. They then shared the results. Get a look after the jump.
This weekend, the Devil is a Part-Timer! author Satoshi Wagahara got into the spirit of the Dengeki Autumn Festival celebration of light novel imprint and related media. Taking a polo shirt, thread, needle and iron, he constructed his own MgRonald uniform, based on the one worn by his series' fantasy kingdom dark overlord turned fast food wage slave. Get a look after the jump.
Yen Press has told Publishers Weekly that their Yen On light novel line will be releasing the source material for the popular Log Horizon, No Game, No Life and The Devil is a Part-Timer! anime in 2015. More after the jump.
With a DVD/Blu-ray combo set scheduled to be released on July 22nd, FUNimation has been posting preview clips of the English dub for fantasy/comedy light novel adaptation The Devil is a Part-Timer! Get a look at the latest after the jump.
FUNimation spent the week rolling out the English dub cast for The Devil is a Part-Timer! in small chunks. Now the role of Maou has been announced, with Josh Grelle set to fill the deep-frying shoes, and you can get your first look at the dub in the new trailer after the jump.
FUNimimation has continued their multi-day announcement of the English dub cast for The Devil is a Part-Timer!, leading into next week's premiere at Anime Central and the July 22nd Blu-ray/DVD combo pack release of the series. Today, they reveal the voices for the series female leads, Emi and Chiho. See who's who after the jump.
FUNimimation has started a multi-day announcement of the English dub cast for The Devil is a Part-Timer!, leading into next week's premiere at Anime Central and the July 22nd, Blu-ray/DVD combo pack release of the series. See who's who after the jump.
After plenty of figures featuring the series' busty fast food worker Chiho, The Devil is a Part-Timer!'s other leading lady is finally getting some more representation thanks to X PLUS. Their 1/7th scale Emi Yusa is dressed in her office outfit, with the 23cm polystone and PVC figure slated to be released in late June. Get a look after the jump.