The live stream event for the television anime of Satoshi Mizukami‘s Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (Hoshi no Samidare) manga has revealed 24 more cast members for the anime. The original Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer manga series ran from 2005 to 2010. Mizukami (Spirit Circle, Planet With) launched the manga in Shonengahosha‘s Young King Ours magazine.
The series will premiere sometime this summer in July 2022.
Cast & Production Staff
Previously revealed cast members include Junya Enoki as Yuuhi Amamiya, Naomi Ōzora as Samidare Asahina, Kenjiro Tsuda as Noi Crezant, and Azusa Tadokoro as Hisame Asahina.
The newly added cast are:
- M.A.O as Anima
- Tatsumaru Tachibana as Animus
- Shuuhei Iwase as Hangetsu Shinonome
- Gen Sato as Mikazuki Shinonome
- Tetsu Inada as Sōichirō Nagumo
- Aya Suzaki as Yayoi Hakudō
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Hyō Shimaki
- Shunichi Toki as Tarō Kusakabe
- Chinatsu Hirose as Hanako Sorano
- Chihaya Yoshitake as Subaru Hoshikawa
- Moeha Nochimoto as Yuimachi Tsukishiro
- Mutsumi Tamura as Taiyō Akane
- Kazuhiro Yamaji as Inachika Akitani
- Shōya Ishige as ludo Shubarie
- Atsuko Tanaka as Muu
- Kentarō Kumagai as Dance Dark
- Hyousei as Shea Moon
- Nagisa Kakegawa as Coo Ritter
- Kazutomi Yamamoto as Lance Lumiere
- Ruriko Aoki as Kil Zonne
- Mitsuo Iwata as Lee Soleil
- Katsuji Mori as Ron Yue
- Manabu Muraji as Loki Helios
- Tetsuei Sumiya as Zan Amaru
Nobuaki Nakanishi (Mangirl!) is directing the anime series and Yuuichirou Momose (So I’m a Spider, So What?) is the screenwriter. Original manga creator Satoshi Mizukami is helping Momose write the series’ scripts.
All-New Visual & Additional Details
A new key visual (below) has been released for the upcoming anime, Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer. The visual highlights the anime’s two main characters in the center, with supporting cast spotlighted as well.
Crunchyroll describes the series 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!
Mizukami’s comment on the anime’s announcement indicated that the anime will cover the entire manga until the end. Check their official website for additional updates as they are announced!
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