Funimation Streams The Duke of Death and His Maid Anime
posted on by Alex Mateo
Funimation announced on Wednesday that it will begin streaming the television anime of Koharu Inoue's The Duke of Death and His Maid (Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid) manga exclusively on July 4 for the summer 2021 anime season.
Hanae and Mano are performing the opening theme song "Mangetsu to Silhouette no Yoru" (Full Moon and Silhouette's Night). Mano is performing the ending theme song "Nocturne." The single including both the opening and ending theme songs will launch on June 28.
The cast also includes:
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Rob
- Inori Minase as Viola
- Wakana Kuramochi as Caph
- Hiroshi Kamiya as Zain
- Yūma Uchida as Walter
The manga's story centers on the titular Duke of Death, cursed to steal the life from any living thing that he touches. He is accompanied by his maid Alice, who enjoys teasing him, but is the only remaining person devoted to him.
Yoshiki Yamakawa (Kill Me Baby, Little Busters!, Hi Score Girl) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment is in charge of the CGI. Hideki Shirane (Date A Live, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) is in charge of series composition. Michiru Kuwabata (Danchi Tomoo, Hi Score Girl) is drawing the character designs. Yusuke Suzuki is the CG director. Gen Okuda and Takeshi Watanabe are composing the music.
Additional staff includes:
- Character model director: Yūya Hatano (SMDE)
- Art director: Akira Suzuki
- Color designer: Miho Kimura
- Cinematographer: Shingo Fukuyo
- Editor: Kentarou Tsubone (REAL-T)
- Sound director: Jin Aketagawa