'The Duke of Death and His Maid' TV anime series reveals first PV, set to air in July 2021

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: March 27, 2021 at 2:11 PM PHT (GMT+8)

The official Twitter for the TV anime series adaptation of Koharu Inoue's "The Duke of Death and His Maid (Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid)" manga series has revealed on Saturday its first promotional video (PV) for the upcoming anime of the same title. The anime is scheduled to begin broadcasting in Japan in July 2021.

The series is animated by animation studio J.C Staff with Yoshiki Yamakawa serving as the series director. The series composition is written by Hideki Shirane, and characters are designed by Michiru Kuwabata. Gen Okuda and Takeshi Watanabe composed the music.

The cast includes:

  • Natsuki Hanae as Duke of Death

  • Ayumi Mano as Alice Lendrott

'The Duke of Death and His Maid' key visual

The series is based on the Japanese romantic comedy manga series written and illustrated by Koharu Inoue which has been serialized as a web manga via Shogakukan's Sunday Webry website since October 2017. As of February 12, 2021, it has been collected in ten tankōbon volumes with the first volume releasing on January 12, 2018.

Synopsis:

A Duke was cursed by a witch to kill everything he touches. Unable to handle this curse his parents send him to live in a far off manor. As his maid and childhood friend now teases him everyday, he wishes more than anything to rid himself of the curse.

Source: Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid TV anime Official Twitter