The upcoming I’m in Love With the Villainess anime adaptation has revealed a main trailer featuring the main duo Rae Taylor and Claire François, along with all the previously announced cast. Both opening and ending theme songs performed by the main characters Rae Taylor (Yuu Serizawa) and Claire François (Karin Nanami) can be heard in the trailer. The anime is scheduled to premiere on October 2.
Studio Platinum Vision is animating the anime with Hideaki Oba as the director. Ayumu Hisao is writing the script and Yoko Sato is designing the characters. The opening and ending theme songs will be performed by the main characters Rae Taylor (Yuu Serizawa) and Claire François (Karin Nanami). The rest of the cast includes:
- Aimi as Misha Jur
- Ikumi Hasegawa as Lene
- Sara Matsumoto as Loretta Kugret
- Minami Kurisaki as Pepi Barlier
- Kenn as Rod Bauer
- Daisuke Namikawa as Thane Bauer
- Yoko Hikasa as Yu Bauer
Additionally, the series also unveiled the cover for CD with the theme songs.
I’m in Love With the Villainess anime adaptation is based on the light novel series written by Inori and illustrated by Hanagata. It was originally published on Shosetsuka ni Naro in January 2018. Ichijinsha acquired it at a later date and has published a total of five volumes. A manga adaptation by Anoshimo launched in June 2020. Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the light novel in English and they describe the plot as:
Ordinary office worker Ohashi Rei wakes up in the body of the protagonist of her favorite otome game, Revolution. To her delight, the first person to greet her is also her favorite character, Claire Francois—the main antagonist of the story! Now, Rei is determined to romance Claire instead of the game’s male leads. But how will her villainous ladylove react to this new courtship?!