Love has no boundaries. But how far can one go in pursuit of love? The upcoming romantic comedy anime “The Duke of Death and His Maid” deals with such a topic.
The story revolves around the Duke of Death, a young noble whose mere touch is enough to kill others. His personal maid Alice Lendrott falls in love with him despite her knowledge of the deadly curse. How the couple deal with the situation, is the central plotline of the anime.
The official website of “The Duke of Death and His Maid” teased a key visual and announced that the anime would premiere on July 4th in Japan.
The Duke of Death and the Black Maid! Following this PV, the latest key visuals have also been revealed! Bochan and Alice are seen in the visual! And the lively appearance of the friends watching over them! !! Broadcast starts on Sunday, July 4th!English Translation, Twitter Translate
The visual depicts Alice and the Duke standing close to each other. The Duke is holding a withered white rose which is a symbol of his curse.
Also, in the background, we can see Rob the Butler, Duke’s sister Viola, Caph the witch, and Zain, the bird-like wizard.
A trailer for “The Duke of Death and His Maid” anime was also released on YouTube.
The video shows the Duke’s predicament while expressing his love for Alice. If he touches her, she dies! The background music also goes well with the setting of the anime.
J.C. Staff will look after the production of the upcoming anime. Earlier, the main cast and crew were announced by the production house. The studio has now revealed the additional cast:
|Rob||Houchu Ohtsuka||Abuto (Gintama)|
|Viola||Inori Minase||Noel (Celestial Method)|
|Zain||Hiroshi Kamiya||Levi (Attack on Titan)|
|Walter||Yuma Uchida||Tatsuya Hoigoshi (Burning Kabaddi)|
The following broadcasting schedule for the premiere of the anime has been announced:
|CHANNEL||DATE||TIME IN JST (UTC+09:00)|
|Tokyo MX||July 4||22:00 PM|
|Yomiuri TV||July 5||1:59 AM|
|BS11||July 4||23:30 PM|
With the star-studded cast and the involvement of one of the finest studios in Japan, fans expect the anime to be as good as the original manga by Koharu Inoue. So far, 12 volumes of the manga have been released, with the latest one published on May 12th.
How will the love story between the Duke and Alice move forward? How will they manage to get past the Duke’s cursed touch? We will find out when the anime premieres on July 4!
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 has since published its 10th Volume as of October 2020.
Publishers Shogakukan are adapting the manga into an anime series that will soon be released in 2021.
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.
Source: TwitterOriginally Written By Epic Dope