The somber-esque romantic comedy The Duke of Death and His Maid is ready to come back on television. With the manga now officially ended, this is great news for all those who have been waiting for a second season. After all, we all want to know when or if the duke’s curse will break.
On Thursday, the official website for the anime series released a trailer for the second season with a teaser visual. In the end, the trailer also reveals that the anime will premiere in July.
The first season of The Duke of Death and His Maid aired in July 2021 and ran for twelve episodes. Funimation simulcasted the series on their platform. The second season was announced after season one’s finale.
Yoshinobu Yamakawa directed the first season at J.C. Staff. Hideki Shirane composed the scripts, and Michiru Kuwabata designed the characters. Gen Okuda and Takeshi Watanabe composed the background music.
The Duke of Death and His Maid is based on the manga series by Koharu Inoue. It was first published on Shogakukan’s Sunday Webry website in 2017. The manga concluded in May 2022, with the sixteenth volume released in July 2022.
About The Duke of Death and His Maid
The Duke of Death and His Maid is a 2017 supernatural manga by Koharu Inoue. The manga was serialized on Shogakukan’s Sunday Webry website and finished its run in May 2022.
The story revolves around a young duke named Bocchan who was cursed by a witch in his childhood. His curse can kill anything he touches, making him completely isolated from his loved ones to save their lives. He lives in a mansion on his own but is accompanied by his maid and butler.
He has quite the relationship with his maid Alice and the two grow closer throughout the story.