Home MANGA NEWS Anime “The Foolish Angel Dances with the Devil” Casts Kaori Ishihara, Ryōtarō Okiayu

Anime “The Foolish Angel Dances with the Devil” Casts Kaori Ishihara, Ryōtarō Okiayu

The official platform for the TV anime adaptation of the manga The Foolish Angel Dances with the Devil by Sawayoshi Azuma revealed on Thursday the addition of two new voices to the cast. The new casting represents characters who will be debuting in the sixth episode of the anime series, which is set to air on February 12:


Kaori Ishihara as the character Lilia


Ryōtarō Okiayu in the role of Zwei

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In addition to providing the voice for Lilia, Ishihara also sings the ending theme song for the series, titled “Gift.”

The anime made its debut on January 8, and it airs on the TV Tokyo and TV Osaka networks. It is also being shown on BS TV Tokyo and AT-X networks and streams online via the d Anime Store. Moreover, Crunchyroll offers both simultaneous streaming as it airs and an English dubbed version.

Crunchyroll offers the following synopsis of the story:

“The Foolish Angel Dances with the Devil” follows the story of Masatora Akutsu, a devil trying to garner support in his fight against the angels through a recruitment drive in a human high school. However, he is in for a surprise when he ends up sitting next to the enchanting Lily Amane.

The opening theme song, titled “Otowa,” is performed by a group going by the name “Taiyō to Odore Tsukiyo ni Utae“.

The anime series is directed by Itsuro Kawasaki (Cardfight!! Vanguard G NEXT, The Yakuza’s Guide to Babysitting), who is also spearheading the series scripts. The series is being made by Children’s Playground Entertainment in collaboration with GAINA. Character design is being handled by Yūko Yahiro (Diabolik Lovers, Kaguya-sama: Love is War) while the music is composed by Takurō Iga (Oshi no Ko, Fuuka). Music production is being managed by ANLA.

The manga, written by Azuma, was first published in June 2016 in the Dengeki Maoh magazine by Kadokawa. The 18th compiled volume of the manga was released on January 26, and the initial volume of a spin-off manga was launched on October 26.

References: The Foolish Angel Dances with the Devil anime’s website, Comic Natalie


Note: Kadokawa World Entertainment (KWE), a fully owned subsidiary of Kadokawa Corporation, is a major shareholder of Anime News Network, LLC. One or more of the companies mentioned in this article are part of the Kadokawa Group of Companies.

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