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'The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious' releases teaser, visual, cast for July 2022 broadcast

Wakame Konbu's romcom manga The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious gets a TV anime and releases a teaser introducing Yuuri and Lilith.

By: Nicole S. Castro on May 17, 2022 at 13:10 PHT

Teaser materials have been released for an upcoming TV anime adaptation of Wakame Konbu's romcom manga series The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious. The anime will be jointly produced by Silver Link and Blade. It is scheduled to air in July 2022 on ABC TV and TV Asahi's ANiMAZiNG!!! programming block.

Below is the teaser visual.

Below is the teaser video. The story features a little boy named Yuuri (CV: Saori Hayami) who lost his parents and lives all alone in a mansion in the countryside. One day, a maid named Lilith (CV: Rie Takahashi) knocks on his door and asks to be hired by him, beginning their strange relationship.

The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious (Japanese: 最近雇ったメイドが怪しい, Romaji: Saikin Yatotta Meido ga Ayashii) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Wakame Konbu. The series began as a webcomic in 2019 before beginning serialization in Square Enix's Monthly Gangan Joker magazine in January 2020.


  • Original work: Wakame Konbu's "The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious" (serialized in Square Enix's Monthly Gangan Joker)

  • General Director, Series composition: Mirai Minato

  • Director: Misuzu Yano

  • Assistant director: Yūshi Ibe

  • Character design: Machi Yoshino

  • Music: Koji Fujimoto (Sus4 Inc.), Osamu Sasaki

  • Animation production: SILVER LINK. × BLADE

Source: The Maid I Hired Recently Is Mysterious official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




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.


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