The official website for the upcoming anime Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (Hoshi no Samidare) unveiled a new trailer video on Saturday, May 21, 2022. The trailer reveals July 8 premiere date.
New staff details were also revealed in the trailer. Studio NAZ will be in charge of animation production.
The newly announced staff include:
- Character design: Moto Hatakeyama
- Art director: Minoru Okouchi
- Color design: Ryusuke Araki
- Photographed by: Toshikazu Kuno
- Music: Takatsugu Wakabayashi
- Sound Director: Yuichi Imaizumi
- Sound Effect: Yasuyuki Konno
- Editing: Rina Oguchi (Imagica EMS)
- Sound Production: Soniludo
- Production Cooperation: Shumondo
- Production: NAZ
Nobuaki Nakanishi will be directing the series. Original author Satoshi Mizukami and Yuichiro Momose will serve as series composers.
The cast members include:
- Junya Enoki as Yuhi Amamiya
- Naomi Ohzora as Samidare Asahina
- Kenjiro Tsuda as Noi Crezant
- Azusa Tadokoro as Hisame Asahina
- Chinatsu Hirose as Sorano Hanako
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Shimako Hyo
- Nagisa Kakegawa as Coo Ritter
- Hyosei as Shea Moon
- Ruriko Aoki as Kiru Sonne
- Mutsumi Tamura as Akane Taiyo
- Azusa Tadakoro as Asahina Samidare
- Katsuji Mori as Ron Yue
- Manabu Muraji as Ron Yue
- Kazuhiro Yamaji as Akitani Inachika
- Tetsuei Sumiya as Zan Amaru
- M•A•O as Anima
- Tatsumaru Tachibana as Animus
- Gen Sato as Mikazuki Shinonome
- Shuhei Iwase as Hangetsu Shinonome
- Tetsu Inada as Soichiro Nagumo
- Aya Suzaki as Yayoi Hakudo
- Shoya Ishige as Ludo Shubarie
- Kentaro Kamugai as Dance Dark
- Kazutomi Yamamoto as Lance Lumiere
- Mitsuo Iwata as Lee Soleil
The anime will premiere on July 8 on MBS and TBS’ “Animeism” programming block. The show will also air on BS11, Tochigi TV, and AT-X.
According to Mizukami, the anime will be adapting the entire manga. The official Twitter account for the anime also revealed the franchise will release another “interesting project immediately” after the series.
Mizukami’s Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer manga was serialized in Shōnen Gahōsha’s seinen magazine, Young King OURs, in April 2005, with the final volume of the series published in Nov 2010. Seven Seas Entertainment published and distributed the series in North America.
Mizukami is also the author of Spirit Circle and is currently working on the TV anime Planet With. A manga was launched for the latter series by Mizukami in Young King OURs on April 28, 2018, and an anime television series by J.C.Staff premiered on July 8, 2018. As of July 2021, the manga has entered its final arc.
Source: Comic Natalie