The series stars college student Yuuhi Amamiya, who faces a larger-than-life destiny thanks to a talking lizard and a proud princess.
By: Nicole S. Castro on June 24, 2022 at 14:35 PHT
A trailer video has been released for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer, scheduled to air in Japan on July 8, 2022. The anime is produced by studio NAZ.
The series stars Yuuhi Amamiya (CV: Junya Enoki), a college student who one day wakes up to find a lizard named Noi Crezant (CV: Kenjiro Tsuda) on his bed. Noi explains that Yuuhi has been chosen as a Beast Knight, a magical warrior destined to help Princess Samidare Asahina (CV: Naomi Ōzora) defeat a Mage out to destroy the world with a giant mallet floating in space called the Biscuit Hammer. But then Samidare surprises Yuuhi by saying she wants to be the one to destroy the world instead.
The trailer also features the opening theme song Light of Dawn (Japanese: 暁光; Romaji: Gyoukou) by Half time Old. Meanwhile, the ending theme song is Reflexion by SpendyMily.
Hisame Asahina (CV: Azusa Tadokoro)
Anima (CV: M.A.O)
Animus (CV: Tatsumaru Tachibana)
Hangetsu Shinonome (CV: Shuuhei Iwase)
Mikazuki Shinonome (CV: Gen Satō)
Sōichirō Nagumo (CV: Tetsu Inada)
Yayoi Hakudō (CV: Aya Suzaki)
Hyō Shimaki (CV: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka)
Tarō Kusakabe (CV: Shun'ichi Toki)
Hanako Sorano (CV: Chinatsu Hirose)
Subaru Hoshikawa (CV: Chihaya Yoshitake)
Yukimachi Tsukishiro (CV: Moeha Nochimoto)
Taiyō Akane (CV: Mutsumi Tamura)
Inachika Akitani (CV: Kazuhiro Yamaji)
Ludo Shubarie (CV: Shōya Ishige)
Muu (CV: Atsuko Tanaka)
Dance Dark (CV: Kentarō Kumagai)
Shea Moon (CV: Hyo-sei)
Coo Ritter (CV: Nagisa Kakegawa)
Lance Lumiere (CV: Kazutomi Yamamoto)
Kil Zonne (CV: Ruriko Aoki)
Lee Soleil (CV: Mitsuo Iwata)
Ron Yue (CV: Katsuji Mori)
Loki Helios (CV: Manabu Muraji)
Zan Amal (CV: Tetsuei Sumiya)
Original idea: Satoshi Mizukami's "Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer" (serialized in Shōnen Gahōsha's Young King OURs)
Director: Nobuaki Nakanishi
Series composition: Satoshi Mizukami, Yuichiro Momose
Character design: Hajime Hatakeyama
Art director: Minoru Okochi
Color design: Ryusuke Araki
Cinematographer: Toshikazu Kuno
Music: Takatsugu Wakabayashi
Sound director: Yuichi Imaizumi
Sound effects: Yasuyuki Konno
Editor: Rina Oguchi (Imagica EMS)
Sound production: Sonilude
Production cooperation: Jumondou
About Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer
Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer, known in Japan as Samidare of the Stars (Japanese: 惑星のさみだれ, Romaji: Hoshi no Samidare), is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Satoshi Mizukami. It was serialized in Shōnen Gahōsha's seinen manga magazine Young King OURs from April 2005 to August 2010, with its chapters collected in 10 tankōbon volumes. The series is published in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment.
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.