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'The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!' TV anime adaptation announces two-cour run, begins July 31

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: May 14, 2021 at 6:25 PM PHT (GMT+8)

The official Twitter for the TV anime adaptation of Wakame Konbu's "The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! (Jahī-sama wa Kujikenai!)" manga series has announced on Friday that the previously-announced anime adaptation of the series is slated to run in a split-cour (two-part) with the first cour beginning to broadcast on July 31 on Japan's TV Asahi/ABC TV's "ANiMAZing!!!" programming block. A key visual drawn by its animation director and character designer Saori Nakashiki was also revealed.

The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated! TV anime key visual

Animation studio SILVERLINK is in-charge of the animation production with the direction by Mirai Minato. The scripts are written by Michiko Yokote with the character designs by Saori Nakashiki who is also serving as the animation director. The music is composed by Kouji Fujimoto and Sasaki Osamu.

The cast includes:

  • Naomi Ozora as Jahy

  • Ai Kayano as Store Manager

  • Yoko Hikasa as Landlady

  • Kana Hanazawa as Druj

  • Mikako Komatsu as Saurva

  • Sumire Uesaka as Magical Girl

  • Yui Ogura as Kokoro

The anime's opening song titled "Fightin★Pose" is performed by Yui Ogura.

The original Japanese manga series which is written and illustrated by Wakame Konbu was originally serialized as a one-shot manga on March 2017, and was later placed into Square Enix's monthly Gangan Joker shōnen magazine months later in August. Square Enix published the series into individual tankōbon volumes which has been collected into 6 volumes as of April 22, 2020 with the first volume released on February 22, 2018.

Plot via Wiki:

Jahy, the feared and respected number-two ruler of the Demon Realm, suddenly finds herself powerless and shrunken in the human world after a magical girl destroys a powerful mana crystal, which also destroys her home realm. The manga follows Jahy and her daily life as she learns to live in her new surroundings while she works to restore her original form, the power crystal, and the Demon Realm.


Source: Jahī-sama wa Kujikenai! Official Twitter, Comic Natalie


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