Kodoani.com – The main website for the light novel television anime series “I’m in Love with the Villainess” (Watashi no Oshi wa Akuyaku Reijō) by author Inori revealed on Sunday that Nana Mizuki will join the anime’s cast as the character Manaria Soussea princess of the Sousse Kingdom.
The film will premiere on Tokyo MX on October 2 at 12:30 a.m. JST (actually October 3) before airing on other networks. The anime will also air on d Anime Store and ABEMA.
The cast also includes:
Yū Serizawa voiceover Rae Taylor
Karin Nanami voiceover Claire Francois
Amy voiceover Misha Jur
Ikumi Hasegawa voiceover Lene Aurousseau
Sara Matsumoto voiceover Loretta Kugret
Minami Kurisaka voiceover Pipi Barlier
KENN or Rod Bauer
Daisuke Namikawa voiceover Thane Bauer
Yōko Hikasa voiceover Yu Bauer
Hideaki Oba (Love of Kill) is directing the anime at Platinum Vision. Ayumu Hisao (Love of Kill, Devils’ Line) both wrote the script and supervised the film. Youko Satou (7SEEDS, Saiyuki Reload Blast) is adapting the character designs of AONOSHIMO and Hanagata into animation. Hajime Takakuwa is the audio director, Noriyuki Asakura and Usagi to Uma will compose music.
Main cast Yū Serizawa (Rae) and Karin Nanami (Claire) performed the opening theme song “Raise Y/Our Hands!!” and the song ends “OC .”
Seven Seas Entertainment is releasing the light novel in English and describes the story as follows:
Ordinary office worker Oohashi Rei wakes up in the body of the main character of her favorite otome game, Revolution. She was delighted when the first person to greet her was also her favorite character, Claire Francois – the main antagonist of the story! Now, Rei is determined to date Claire instead of the game’s male protagonist. But how will her villainous lover react to this new flirtation?!
Inori’s work debuted on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in January 2018. GL Bunko began publishing the story digitally with the first volume in February 2019 and ended in August 2021. Hanagata Illustrating the novel.
AONOSHIMO launched a manga adaptation of the novel in the magazine Comic Yuri Hime belong to Ichijinsha in June 2020.
Author To nobody also launched a spinoff story titled “Heimin no Kuse ni Namaikina!” on Shōsetsuka ni Narō in May 2021 and ending in October 2021. GL Bunko released the story as a digital novel in February 2022.