During the AnimeNYC 2023 event, it was announced that the manga was written and illustrated Koko Fujiwara, Katsute mahou shoujo to aku wa tekitai shideita (The magical girl and the evil lieutenant were used as archenemies), will be adapted into anime by studios bones. This is a surprising announcement considering that the manga was left unfinished due to the writer’s death in 2015.
Koko Fujiwara Manga publication began in September 2013, and was canceled after the author’s death in March 2015, leaving the story unfinished. The third anthology volume was published after conversations between the publisher and the author’s family, who had previously written the famous story.Ino x Boku SS“.
- Akio Ohashi (Umibe no Étranger, Given: Uragawa no Sonzai, Sakura Capsule) is in charge of directing anime at the studio bones.
- Unico Ayana (Nanatsu no Taisai, Given, Bakuman, Koi to Uzo) was responsible for writing and supervising the scripts.
- Haruko Aisuka (Amakami-san Chi no Nmusubi, Horimiya, Sugar Apple Fairy Tale, Good Night) was responsible for character design and animation direction.
- mayo (Buta No Liver wa Kanetsu Shiro, Osama Rank, Hataraku Saibo) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.
Synopsis of The Magical Girl and The Evil Lieutenant Used to Be Organisms
The manga explores the story of Meera, the cunning mastermind behind an evil organization that invades and destroys everything in its path. Her sharp and strategic intellect has elevated her to the hierarchy of this notorious organization. Everything changes one day when Byakuya Mimori, a magical girl with pure magical power and bravery in her heart, enters the scene. Byakuya Mimori challenges their evil plans and decides to stand up for the organization that stands for what is right. See, surprised at this brave resistance, Sudradhari. However, instead of anger or rejection, Meera experiences something unexpected: love at first sight.
Source: Comedy Natalie
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