Adaptation based on vampire manga by Ryo Hanada will broadcast in April of 2018
It's love at first bite in Devils' Line, an upcoming TV anime based on the urban fantasy seinen manga by Ryo Hanada, and now the main staff for the adaptation as well as additional cast members have been revealed. The main staff for Devils' Line includes:
- Chief director: Yoshinobu Tokumoto
- Assistant director: Hideaki Nakano
- Series composition, screenplays: Kenji Konuta, Ayumu Hisao
- Character design: Senri Kawaguchi
- Chief animation director: Senri Kawaguchi, Toshimitsu Kobayashi
- Action animation director: Yasuhiro Saiki
- Prop design: Tomokazu Sugimura
- Art director: Masaki Mayuzumi
- Color design: Aiko Yamagami
- Director of photography: Shigeki Asakawa
- Editor: Kashiko Kimura
- Sound director: Toru Nakano
- Sound effects: Eiko Morikawa, Yuki Hayashi
- Sound Production: Pony Canyon Enterprises
- Music: Kana Shibue
- Music production: King Records
- Animation production: Platinum Vision
- Production: Devils' Line Production Committee
The new cast members announced for Devils' Line include:
- Nao Tōyama as Nanako Tenjou.
- Shouta Aoi as Kenichi Yoshii.
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Yousuke Asami.
- Ryōta Ōsaka as Naoya Ushio.
- And Akira Ishida as Megumi Ishimaru.
The original Devils' Line manga is serialized in Kodansha's Morning Two seinen manga magazine. An English language version is also available from Vertical Inc., who describe the story as follows:
Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by a devil, one of many vampires that can blend in among the human population. Anzai, her savior, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force that specializes in devil-related crime in Tokyo. As Anzai continues to keep guard over Tsukasa, the two quickly forge a tentative bond—one that Anzai fears will test his iron-clad rule of never drinking human blood...
The Devils' Line TV anime will begin broadcasting in Japan in April of 2018.
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