After a week of its launch on the Japanese market, the third Blu-ray compilation package of the animated manga adaptation by Kagiji Kumanomata, Oyasumis Maoujou ((Sleepy princess in the demon castle), reached exactly 1,200 copies.

This pack was released in Japan on April 21st and contains episodes ninth to twelfth of this adaptation. The Blu-ray version, the only one available, costs 15,400 yen (about $ 148). The benefits include a special brochure and an audio commentary from the voice output. This was the last package, and together they did the following:

  • Package 1, released December 16, 2020 - 1,093 copies were sold in the first week.
  • Package 2, released February 17, 2021 - 1,296 copies were sold in the first week.
  • Package 3, released April 21, 2021 - 1,200 copies were sold in the first week.

The series premiered in autumn 2021 and ran for a total of twelve episodes. For his part, Kumanomata began to publish the manga in the magazine Weekly Shonen Sunday from the publisher Shogakukan in May 2016. So far there is no evidence of the production of a second season.

Production team

  • Mitsue Yamazaki ((Dumbbell nan-kilo moteru?, Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios Doga Kobowith the support of Sumie noro.
  • Yoshiko Nakamura ((Kabukibu!, Hiiro no Kakera - The Tamayomi Princess Saga) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Ai Kikuchi ((New game!, Dumbbell nan-kilo moteru?) is responsible for the character design, with Chiaki Nakajima as a sub-character designer.
  • Yukari Hashimoto ((3-Gatsu not a lion, Osomatsu-san) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Oyasumi's Maoujou summary

Pssst! Princess Syalis tries to sleep well. A long time ago, when humans and demons coexisted, of course not in complete harmony, a demon king kidnapped a human princess and locked her in his castle. Undressed, the princess's subjects kept thinking of a solution ... until the hero shows up to lead the princess's rescue mission!

What should an imprisoned princess do while she waits for her knight in shining armor? Bat wing teddy bears aren't bad, but their cell is so boring! Then she will decide to spend the long hours sleeping, if only she could be comfortable ... if only she wouldn't suffer from insomnia ...

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