Muse Asia launched on Saturday that it has licensed the the television anime of Satoshi Mizukami‘s Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (Hoshi no Samidare) manga, along with the second season of the television anime of Kyo Shirodaira and Chasiba Katase‘s In/Spectre (Kyokō Suiri or Invented Interface) manga.

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer will premiere in July.

Nobuaki Nakanishi (Koihime Musō, Mahōjin Guru Guru, Kasimasi – Girl Meets Girl) is directing the anime. Original creator Mizukami is credited for assortment composition, alongside Yūichirō Momose (My First Girlfriend is a Gal, Infinite Dendrogram, So I’m a Spider, So What?).

Mizukami’s contact upon the anime’s announcement indicated that the anime will cowl the whole manga “until the end.”

Mizukami (Spirit Circle, Planet With) launched the manga in Shonengahosha‘s Young King Ours journal in April 2005, and ended it in 2010. Crunchyroll revealed the manga digitally in North America, and it describes manga’s story:

Asamiya Yuuhi was an peculiar faculty pupil… until the day a lizard confirmed up and requested him to help save the world. The subsequent issue he’s conscious of, he’s been given a hoop and explicit powers, plus an enemy stalking him. However, he’s saved in the nick of time by the Girl Next Door, Samidare, who’s planning… WHAT kinds of points?! This is an unconventional story that mixes peculiar life with the bizarre and supernatural!

(*2*) The second season of In/Spectre will premiere in October.

Keiji Gotoh (Kiddy Grade, Endride, Sengoku Collection) is returning to direct the second season of the anime at Brains Base, and Noboru Takagi (Durarara!!, Golden Kamuy, Kuroko’s Basketball) is as soon as extra answerable for the assortment scripts. Kentarou Matsumoto (D-Frag!, animation director for In/Spectre season 1) is the character designer and chief animation director. NAS is producing the enterprise.

The anime’s first season was a Crunchyroll co-production and part of the Crunchyroll Originals slate. The assortment premiered in Japan in January 2020, and it aired for 12 episodes. Animax Asia aired a simulcast of the anime in Southeast Asia as a result of it aired in Japan.

Takatoshi Honda (RIN-NE conceptual design) designed the characters and served as chief animation director for the anime’s first season.

Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the supernatural thriller romance:

When she was nonetheless solely a woman, Kotoko was kidnapped by yokai. These spirits made her into a strong intermediary between the spirit and human worlds, nevertheless this power acquired right here at a value: a watch and a leg. Now, years later, she watches out for dangerous yokai whereas rising feelings for a youthful man named Kuro, who will be explicit: an incident with a yokai has given him therapeutic powers. He’s surprised when Kotoko asks him to group as a lot as take care of renegade yokai, preserving the skinny line between actuality and the supernatural.

Katase launched the manga primarily based totally on a 2011 novel by Shirodaira (Spiral, The Record of a Fallen Vampire, Blast of Tempest) in Kodansha‘s Shōnen Magazine R in April 2015.

Source: Muse Asia‘s Facebook (*2*) (link 2)