Staff and cast also announced for 2023 series
The official website for the upcoming Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts anime released a slew of new information today, including a new teaser trailer, key art, staff and cast information and more. The anime is scheduled to release in 2023.
The staff and cast for the series include:
- Director: Chiaki Kon (Sailor Moon Crystal Season 3)
- Series Composition: Seishi Minakami (A Certain Scientific Railgun series)
- Character Design: Shinya Hasegawa (Golden Time)
- Sound Director: Jin Aketagawa (That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime series)
- Music: Kohta Yamamoto (Attack on Titan Final Season)
- Music Producer: PONY CANYON
- Animation Production: J.C.Staff
- Kana Hanazawa (Mitsuri Kanroji in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Sariphi
- Satoshi Hino (Sai in Naruto Shippuden) as Leonhart
- Yuka Nukui (Anne Halford in Sugar Apple Fairy Tale) as Cy
- Natsumi Fujiwara (Damian Desmond in SPY x FAMILY) as Clops
Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts was serialized in Hakusensha's semi-monthly shoujo manga magazine Hana to Yume magazine from November 2015 to October 2020, then compiled into 15 volumes, with a total print run surpassing 2.1 million copies. The serialization of a spin-off story has also been decided. The English edition is licensed by Yen Press and published since May 2018.
Yen Press describes the story as such:
A young girl has resigned herself to being he next sacrificial meal for the Beast King...but the king is no mere monster! Love is more than skin-deep in this gorgeous fantasy manga.
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