The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of toufu’s fantasy comedy manga Level 1 Demon Lord and One Room Hero opens with a teaser visual and a teaser PV today, announcing its premiere date in 2023. The visual and video introduce the brave protagonist Max and his friends, Fred, Leo, and Yulia, as they fight against the Demon Lord.
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And it was also confirmed that Keisuke Inoue (My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!) is attached to direct, alongside series composition writer Toshiya Ohno (THE PROMISED NEVERLAND) and character designer Yoshihiro Watanabe (The Testament of Sister New Devil). SILVER LINK. and BLADE (The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious) co-work on anime production.
In addition to the previously announced Yuichi Nakamura (Tatsuya Shiba in The Irregular at Magic High School) as Max and Naomi Ozora (Hana Uzaki in Uzaki-chan Wants to Hang Out!) as the Demon Lord, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Kirito from Sword Art Online), Hiro Shimono (Zenitsu Agatsuma in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba), and Ami Koshimizu (Makoto Kino/Sailor Jupiter in Sailor Moon Crystal) newly join the voice cast as Fred, Leo, and Yulia
The manga has been serialized in Houbunsha’s Comic Fuz website since March 2019, and its latest seventh tankobon volume is set to be released in Japan on October 3. Its English edition has been released by Seven Seas Entertainment since August 2021. The publisher descrives its synopsis as below:
The Demon Lord has been defeated by a brave warrior, but is destined to arise again! Ten years later, he emerges early from his slumber to exact his revenge. However, he returns to find that neither the world nor the legendary hero are what they once were. Can the powers of darkness triumph over…a shut-in slob?
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