Japanese VA Katsuyuki Konishi joins 'Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun' S2 TV anime's cast as Balam
Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: June 06, 2021 at 4:52 PM PHT (GMT+8)
The official Twitter of Japan's NHK Anime has revealed that Japanese voice actor Katsuyuki Konoshi is joining the cast of the 2nd season of the TV anime series adaptation of Osamu Nishi's "Welcome to Demon School! Iruma-kun" manga series as the voice of Shichirou Balam, a giant and muscular demon staff of Babylus Demon School who acts as the head of the Imaginary Things Research Division.
The cast and staff from the first season, including Bandai Namco Pictures handling the animation production, are reprising their roles for the second season. The new season has started airing since April 17, 2021.
The first season of the anime series was aired last October 2019 and ended March 2020 with a 23 episodes. It was directed by Makoto Moriwaki, with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu handling series composition, and Akimitsu Honma composing the music.
The cast includes:
Ayumu Murase as Iruma Suzuki
Ryouhei Kimura as Alice Asmodeus
Ayaka Asai as Clara Valac
Saori Hayami as Ameri Azazel
Daisuke Ono as Kalego Naberius
Takaya Kuroda as Sullivan
Mitsuki Saiga as Opera
Takuya Satou as Subro Sabnock
Nao Tōyama as Keroli Crocell
and many more
The story follows Iruma Suzuki, a 14-year-old human boy, who is sold to a demon by his parents. The demon, known as Sullivan, takes Iruma to the Demon World and officially adopts him as his grandson. He enrolls Iruma in the Babyls School for Demons where he is the headmaster and where Iruma quickly befriends the demons Alice Asmodeus and Clara Valac. However, Sullivan tells Iruma to never reveal that he is human, since he will be eaten if anyone finds out. Iruma then vows to blend in during his time in the Demon World, although he only stands out because of all the situations and adventures that arise.
The manga series written and illustrated by Osamu Nishi was serialized in Akita Shoten's shōnen manga magazine Weekly Shōnen Champion since March 2017. As of April 2021, the series has been collected in 21 tankōbon volumes.
Source: NHK Anime Official Twitter