King Amusement Creative has unveiled a third promotional video for the television anime adaptation of Ryohgo Narita and Shinta Fujimoto’s manga, “Dead Mount Death Play.” This video offers a glimpse into the anime’s second quarter.
The second half of the series is set to premiere on October 9 at 24:00 JST (effectively, October 10 at midnight) on Tokyo MX and BS11 channels. It will subsequently air on Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, AT-X, and Hokkaido TV.
For online viewers, the anime will be available on d Anime Store, U-NEXT, and Anime Hōdai, with Crunchyroll streaming the series starting October 9. The first half of the anime made its debut on April 10, with Crunchyroll simulcasting it.
Taking the helm for the second quarter, Yoshihiro Satsuma replaces Manabu Ono as director at GEEK TOYS. Ono, known for works like “Sword Art Online: Alicization” and “Saki,” now supervises the series’ script and direction. Character design is entrusted to Hisashi Abe, whose credits include “Chobits,” “Gunslinger Girl,” and “Psycho-Pass: Sinners of the System.”
The scriptwriting duties are shared by Ono, Yukie Sugawara (“Overlord,” “The Vampire Dies in No Time”), and Yoriko Tomita (“My Dress-Up Darling,” “As Miss Beelzebub Likes It.”). Overseeing sound direction is Takayuki Yamaguchi, with sound production by HALF H·P STUDIO. F.M.F, comprised of Yūki Nara, eba, and Kana Utatane, is responsible for the music composition.
Inori Minase, known for voicing Misaki Sakimiya, will perform the anime’s new opening theme song, “Scrap Art,” while Yūma Uchida, the voice behind Takumi Kuruya, will grace the series with the new ending theme song, “Hope.”
The manga, published in English by Yen Press, tells the story of a legendary hero facing off against a corpse god necromancer. However, the climax takes an unexpected turn with reincarnation magic, leading to the awakening of a boy named Polka Shinoyama across space and time. The battle between good and evil unravels in a way no one anticipated.
Narita and Fujimoto initiated the manga in Square Enix’s Young Gangan magazine back in October 2017, and it has since garnered over 950,000 copies in circulation.
Source | Press release