Dropkick on my Satan!! X Anime Casts VTuber Asano Ruri as Vampire Princess
Digital YouTuber (VTuber) Asano Ruri gained the ultimate audition spherical on Saturday to play the vampire princess Ecute in Dropkick on My Satan! X, the third anime season based mostly on Yukiwo‘s Dropkick on My Satan! (Jashin-chan Dropkick) manga.
1,1661 candidates entered the audition, which the employees introduced in Could as open to professionals and amateurs no matter age or gender. 11 finalists competed within the third and closing spherical on the Tokyo Midtown venue on Saturday. Asano Ruri gained 7,040 out of 20,545 votes solid by followers.
A brand new “Thank You Dropkick!” collaboration music video with Hatsune Miku additionally debuted on YouTube on Saturday:
(“Thank You” is a Japanese wordplay on “Miku,” since each sound like alternative ways to pronounce “3 9.”)
A “Thank You Dropkick in Sapporo” occasion will characteristic the solid with Hokkaido’s Hatsune Miku-based mascot Yuki Miku as a particular visitor on November 7.
The third season is slated to premiere within the spring of 2022, which would be the tenth anniversary of the unique manga.
Rena Hasegawa will play Ecute’s teacher Atre.
A marketing campaign backer pledged 1.1 million yen (about US$10,000) to coin the title of the brand new season, and defined the title expresses affection for the hope that “Yurine and Jashin-chan will proceed to cross one another and struggle without end.” Backers additionally pledged 220,000 yen (about US$2,000) to call every of the season’s 10 episodes, and 20 backers pledged the identical quantity to voice background characters. The franchise can have collaborations with three cities in Hokkaido (Obihiro, Kushiro, Furano) and one metropolis in Nagasaki prefecture (Minami Shimabara). Specifically, the upcoming season can have an episode set in Kushiro.
The anime’s web site beforehand acknowledged manufacturing of the brand new season will take at the very least a yr. The dilemma for the employees members is that they needed to maintain on offering content material for followers to take pleasure in till then, however didn’t have the promotional funds to take action. The crowdfunding marketing campaign aimed to let the employees work on making a full-length tv anime collection, whereas nonetheless offering content material to followers each month or so beforehand.
The unique comedy manga by Yukiwo facilities on Yurine Hanazono, a university pupil who summons Jashin-chan, a demon from the underworld. Now they need to reside collectively in a run-down residence in Tokyo’s Jinbōchō district. If Yurine dies, Jashin-chan will get to return to the underworld, so she always plots to kill Yurine.
The primary anime season premiered in July 2018. The anime is streaming completely on Amazon Prime Video inside and outdoors of Japan. Amazon Prime Video premiered the ultimate bonus episode in October 2018.
The second season, Dropkick on My Satan!! Sprint, premiered in April 2020 with 11 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed all 11 episodes of the season.
Yukiwo launched the manga in Flex Comix’s internet journal Comedian Meteor in April 2012, and the collection is ongoing.
Sourcs: Comedian Natalie