Kodoani.com – Official website of the TV anime series “An Archdemon’s Dilemma – How to Love Your Elf Bride” by Fuminori Teshima began airing the anime’s main trailer on Wednesday. The trailer revealed new information about the voice cast and staff, as well as information about the anime’s April premiere. The trailer also introduced featuring the opening theme song “Wakaranai Ai” (A Love I Can’t Understand) by The Brow Beat and the anime’s narration by Toshiyuki Morikawa.
The anime production team also announced the first key visual, while the new cast includes:
Hana Hishikawa voice Chastille Lillqvist Kishou Taniyama voice Barbatos Akane Misaka voice Foll Ayasa Itō voice Manuela Tetsu Inada voice Raphael Hyurandell
New members of the staff include:
Props design: Hiroshi Ogawa, Ai Hiromi Art director: Yukihiro Shibutani Background art: Takahiro Yoneda Color design: Yuuko Fukuda General photography director: Hayato Sekiya Editor: Yasutaka Ikeda Sound director: Haru Yamada Sound effects: Tsutomu Sukigara Sound production: KANON
The anime is expected to premiere in April on Tokyo MX, MBS and BS Asahi channels.
Yūsuke Kobayashi will play the voice of Zagan, a powerful witch who lives in seclusion, while Kana Ichinose will play Nephy, a beautiful elf girl.
Hiroshi Ishiodori directed the anime at Brains Base, and Keiji Gotoh provided voice supervision. Aya Yoshinaga is supervising the script and Mina Ōsawa is designing the characters. Musician Yuma Yamaguchi will compose music for the film.
Hobby Japan published the first volume of the light novel series in Japan in February 2017, and the 17th volume on August 1. An anime adaptation of the novel was first announced in October 2017. 2022.
J-Novel is releasing the novels in English, with the first volume published in November 2019 and the 16th volume scheduled to publish on April 9. The story is described as follows:
Zagan, a powerful wizard who lives in seclusion, faces his greatest challenge – falling in love. Known as an evil wizard, Zagan is socially awkward and prone to foul language. He spends his days learning magic and defeating any intruders in his domain. One day, he participated in a dark auction and found an elven slave girl, Nephy, of unparalleled beauty. Love at first sight, Zagan uses his entire fortune to buy her, but due to his poor communication skills, he doesn’t know how to properly interact with her. The life together of a witch who doesn’t know how to convey love and a slave who longs for her master begins.
Hako Itagaki created the manga adaptation of the light novel on Comic Fire in February 2018. Hobby Japan published the manga’s first volume in August 2018 and the 11th volume on December 1.
J-Novel Club published a digital version of the manga in English, with the first volume published in July 2021 and the 10th volume on January 17.