The official website for the television anime of Izumo Ito‘s The Demon Girl Next Door (Machikado Mazoku) manga posted more cast and staff members, information on theme songs, the premiere on April 7, and a new key visual for Machikado Mazoku 2-Chōme, the anime’s second season.
New Cast Additions
The new information includes the announcement of Ayasa Itou and Takashi Matsuyama as new additions to the cast, including Konomi Kohara as Yuko and Akari Kitou as Momo. Itou and Matsuyama will be playing the Asura Cafe’s employee, Riko, and owner Shirosawa respectively.
Below is the new key visual for the upcoming season.
New & Returning Staff
Among the staff, Yoshihiro Tōgō replaces the first season’s Yoshio Ookouchi as the compositing director of photography. Yoshikazu Iwanami is also replacing Masahiro Goto as the editor.
The returning staff members include Shinji Kawai as the art director, Asuka Hino in charge of color design, Masahiro Goto in charge of editing, and Miki Sakurai as the head of music.
Just as in the first season, the unit shami momo, composed of the lead voice actresses Konomi Kohara and Akari Kitō as their respective characters, performs the opening theme song “Tokimeki Rendezvous” (Heart-Pounding Rendezvous). Konomi Kohara, Akari Kitō, Minami Takahashi, and Tomoyo Takayanagi (again as their respective characters) perform the ending theme song “Yoikagen Tetragon” as the unit Kōro Machikado.
About the Show
HiDive describes the show as:
Yuko Yoshida is just an ordinary schoolgirl — until Lilith unleashes her dormant, devilish powers. Now Yuko must defeat Momo Chiyoda, the shrine maiden of the Light Clan who just so happens to go to her school!
The anime is based on Izumo Itou’s Houbunsha-published manga, which began in 2014 and has six volumes as of February 2021. It is serialized in Manga Time Kirara Carat and published under the Manga Time KR Comics label. The first season of the anime aired in 2019.
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