Kodoani.com – The main website for the TV anime adaptation of the manga Saint Cecilia and Pastor Lawrence (Shiro Seijo to Kuro Bokushi) by Hazano Kazutake posted the second trailer for the anime on Wednesday. The video reveals the anime’s opening and ending songs, on the same day it premiered on July 12. The duo ClariS performed the opening theme song “Koi Sekai” (Love World) and the music artist sasanomaly performed the ending theme song.” Toko Siesta”.
The anime will premiere on July 12 at 24:30 on TOKYO MX, Tochigi TV, Gunma TV, and BS11 channels. The anime will then be broadcast on ABC TV and CBC TV channels. The anime’s premiere was delayed to July due to the impact of COVID-19 on anime production. The anime was originally slated to premiere in April.
Crunchyroll will stream the anime as it airs and will screen the anime’s first episode at this year’s Anime Expo event on July 3 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The first and second episodes of the anime will also screen in Japan on July 8 at Shinjuku Wald 9 in Tokyo.
The anime’s cast includes:
Hime Sawada as Cecilia Kaito Ishikawa as Lawrence Haruki Ishiya as Abel Kanna Nakamura as Hazelita Haruka Tomatsu as Mel Mai Nakahara as Rebecca Makoto Koichi as Eric Tomoaki Maeno as Gieselbert Reina Ueda as Frederica
Sumie Noro directed the anime at Doga Kobo. Yuka Yamada is in charge of the series’ scripts, and Hiromi Nakagawa is designing the characters. Ruka Kawada composed the music. Other staff members include Chieko Nakamura as art director, Genta Makabe as color artist, Seiichi Sugiura as general photography director, Mutsumi Takemiya as editor and Masanori Tsuchiya as sound director.
Saint Cecilia was beloved by the townspeople—not only was she elegant and calm, she graciously shared her wisdom with all who sought it. That is, until the last one leaves—at which point she becomes completely desperate! Only Pastor Lawrence, is to keep the Saintess focused on her mission… and although she can check on him, it’s all in one day!
Kazutake launched the manga in Kodansha’s Shōnen Magazine R in April 2017. The series has also been serialized in Kodansha’s Magazine Pocket manga app. Kodansha published the manga’s 12th volume on May 17.