On the official site for the animated adaptation of the manga written and illustrated by Koharu Ikami, Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid (The Duke of Death and his black maid) details and cover artwork for the project's first Blu-ray / DVD compilation package have been released. This package will be released in Japan on September 29th.

Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid

This package is due to be released in Japan on September 29th and contains the first and second episodes of this adaptation. Both the Blu-ray and DVD versions cost 7,700 yen (about $ 74), and the benefits include audio commentary from voice actors and clips from the previously broadcast radio show.

The series has been on the air in Japan since last July 4th and will be confirmed with twelve episodes while the platform Funimation takes care of sales in the west. Ikami, for his part, publishes the manga via the portal Sunday webry from the publisher Shogakukan since October 2017. The publisher published the ninth volume in May 2020 and the tenth volume in October of the same year.

Production team

  • Yoshiki Yamakawa (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka, High score girl, Little Buster!) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios JCSTAFF in collaboration with studios SMDEwho are responsible for the CGI animation.
  • Hideki-Shirane (Boku no Kanojo ga Majimesugiru Sho bitch na Ken, Date a live, Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka) is responsible for writing and maintaining the scripts.
  • Michiru Kuwabata (High score girl, Penguin no Mondai) is responsible for character design.

Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid Synopsis

Cursed by a witch as a child, a young duke gained the unwanted power to kill every living being he touched. Forced to move away from his family and move into a large mansion deep in the forest, the Duke is treated as if he did not exist and is constantly shunned by his companions.

However, he is not entirely alone. Rob and Alice, his butler and maid, are always by his side. Alice loves to tease him, and as their relationship grows, the Duke sets out to break free of his deadly curse. Of course he will need help, and who better to do that than the various denizens of the supernatural?

Source: official page

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