The world will tremble, and fear will reign as the size of Tanya’s forces continues to grow.
On Thursday, a “Overlord x Youjo Senki Joint Press Conference” event was held in Japan. At the conference, the presenters announced the main staff members for the upcoming Youjo Senki: Saga of Tanya the Evil anime, as well as additional cast members.
Yutaka Uemura (Punch Line, The Mystic Archives of Dantalian) will direct the project at Studio NuT, with Yuji Hosogoe providing character designs. Kenta Ihara is in charge of series composition. Other confirmed crew members include:
The opening theme, Jingo Jungle will be eprformed by Myth&Roid. Aoi Yuki will perform the show’s closing, Los! Los! Los!. Myth&Roid will hit stores as a CD single on February 8. Los! Los! Los! will get hit stores as a single on February 22.
- Music: Shūji Katayama
- Art Director: Satoru Hirayanagi
- Chief Animation Director: Yuji Hosogoe
- 3D Director: Masato Takahashi
- Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
- Director of Photography: Shinji Tonsho
- Assistant Director: Kana Harufuji
- Color design: Chiho Nakamura
- Editing: Yumi Jinguji
- Effect Animation Director: Takashi Hashimoto
- Firearm Design: Nao Otsu
- Key Animation: Hiroyuki Horiuchi
- Key Animation: Shinichi Kurita
- Key Animation: Shōsuke Ishibashi
- Military Research: Reiichirō Ōfuji
- Prop Design: Hiromi Taniguchi (clothes)
- Prop Design: Ryouma Ebata (mage items)
- Prop Design: You Moriyama
- Sub-Character Design: Haruhito Takada
- Sub-Character Design: Hiromi Taniguchi
- Sub-Character Design: Takao Maki
The confirmed voice cast on the project includes:
- Tanya Degurechov: Aoi Yūki
- Seetour: Houchu Ohtsuka
- Visha: Saori Hayami
- Relgen: Shinichiro Miki
- Ludeldorf: Tesshō Genda
Aoi Yuki was previously confirmed as Tanya.
The Youjo Senki light novel made its début on October 31, 2013 under Kadokawa’s Enterbrain label. Volume 4 of the series hit stores on June 29, 2015.
The series received a drama CD, which cast Hiromi Igarashi (Durarara!! ×2 The Second Arc, Amagi Brilliant Park) as main character Tanya Degurechaff.
Database site Baka Updates describes the series as follows:
On the front line of the war, there’s a little girl. Blond hair, blue eyes and porcelain white skin, she commands the army with lisping voice. Her name is Tanya Degurechaff. But in reality, she is one of Japan’s most elite salarymen, reborn as a little girl after angering a mysterious being X who calls himself “God.” And this little girl, who prioritize over anything else efficiency and her own career, will become the most dangerous being amongst the sorcerers of the imperial army…
A promotional video, as well a several character visuals were unveiled to promote the Youjo Senki anime. You can check these out below.