A teaser visual and lead staff members were unveiled
Manga creator Satoshi Mizukami announced today that their popular manga series The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer has a TV anime in production with a scheduled start of summer 2022. The first teaser visual for the adaptation was released alongside the reveal of the lead staff members for the much-anticipated series as well as a celebratory visual from Mizukami.
Teaser key visual:
Satoshi Mizukami will be helming the scripts for the TV anime adaptation of The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer alongside Yuichiro Momose (So I'm a Spider, So What?), both working together as series composers. Mangirl! director Nobuaki Nakanishi is helming the series with no anime studio confirmed at this stage.
The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer is an award-winning manga that ran from April 2005 to November 2010 in Shonen Gahosha's monthly Young King OURs manga magazine. Seven Seas Entertainment releases the series in English in print while Crunchyroll has the series available digitally under the name Hoshi no Samidare: The Lucifer and Biscuit Hammer, describing it as such:
Asamiya Yuuhi was an ordinary college student... until the day a lizard showed up and asked him to help save the world. The next thing he knows, he's been given a ring and special powers, plus an enemy stalking him. However, he's saved in the nick of time by the girl next door, Samidare, who's planning... WHAT kinds of things?! This is an unconventional story that mixes ordinary life with the bizarre and supernatural!
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.