Last year, we learned the manga Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts would be getting the anime treatment.
Now we know who’s behind that treatment: the main cast and staff of the series have been announced. First up, here’s the cast:
Kana Hanazawa as Sariphi
Satoshi Hino as Leonhart
Yuka Nukui as Kuku (Cy)
Natsumi Fujiwara as Lops (Clops)
Next, the staff:
Director: Chiaki Kon (Sailor Moon Crystal season 3)
Studio: J.C. Staff
Scripts: Seishi Minakami (A Certain Scientific Railgun)
Character designs: Shinya Hasegawa (Utena)
Music: Kohta Yamamoto (86)
And here’s a fresh teaser trailer:
The manga, created by Yu Tomofuji, ran from 2015 to 2020. Here’s how Yen Press describes it:
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.
The manga is quite popular in Japan, having sold nearly 2 million copies as of 2021.
The anime is set for 2023.