What You Need to Know:
- Sentai Filmworks announced today that it acquired exclusive rights to the supernatural series The Demon Girl Next Door, based on the manga series by Izumi Ito, through a licensing arrangement that includes the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, Scandinavian countries, the Netherlands, South Africa, Spain and Portugal.
- The Demon Girl Next Door is produced by J.C.STAFF (Flying Witch, Golden Time, The Pet Girl of Sakurasou) and directed by Hiroaki Sakurai (Revolutionary Girl Utena, Azumanga Daioh, Ouran High School Host Club). Mai Otsuka (Amagi SS, Non Non Biyori, The Familiar of ZERO) is in charge of character design.
- The series stars Konomi Kohara (Tsukigakirei, Kaguya-sama: Love is War, Domestic Girlfriend) as Yūko Yoshida, Akari Kitō (Princess Principal, Demon Slayer, Tsuredure Children) as Momo Chiyoda and Minami Takahashi (FLIP FLAPPERS, Food Wars!, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) as Lilith. The series will be available for the Summer 2019 simulcast season to stream on select digital outlets with a home video release to follow.
Source: Official Press Release
Yuko Yoshida is just an ordinary schoolgirl — until one day her dormant, devilish powers are unleashed by the demon Lilith! Yuko transforms into Shadow Mistress Yuko, a supernatural powerhouse with horns and a devil tail. Now she must defeat another mystical being named Momo Chiyoda, the shrine maiden of the Light Clan… who just so happens to go to Yuko’s school! But being a demonic magical girl isn’t as easy as it looks, and Yuko has a whole lot to learn before she’s ready to fulfill her destiny and take on the Clan of Light.