The anime adaptation of the manga Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (translated to English as The Duke of Death and His Maid) has dropped a trailer. In it we learn that the anime will debut on July 4.
Natsuki Hanae and Ayumi Mano, who play the titular duke and maid, respectively, perform the opening song “Mangetsu to Silhouette no Yoru” (translated as “Full Moon and Silhouette’s Night”). The ending theme song is called “Nocturne” and is performed by Mano.
The trailer also revealed some new cast members. Houchu Ohtsuka plays Rob, Inori Minase plays Viola, Wakana Kuramochi plays Caph, Hiroshi Kamiya plays Zain, and Yūma Uchida plays Walter.
So far the manga has not been licensed in America.
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.