The previously announced I’m in Love with the Villainess TV anime revealed a new visual and trailer on Friday. Additionally, four additional cast members will be joining the series: Aimi as Misha Jur, Ikumi Hasegawa as Lene, Sara Matsumoto as Loretta Kugret, and Minami Kurisaki as Pepi Barlier. The anime is scheduled to air this October.
Studio Platinum Vision is animating the anime with Hideaki Oba as director. Ayumu Hisao is writing the series composition while Yoko Sato is doing the character designs. Hajime Takakuwa is the sound director. Voice actress Yu Serizawa will voice Rae Taylor while Karin Nanami will voice Claire François. A teaser visual and trailer of I’m in Love with the Villainess were revealed last December, and you can watch the new trailer below:
I’m in Love with the Villainess anime adaptation is based on the light novel series written by Inori with illustrations by Hanagata. It was originally published on Shosetsuka ni Naro in January 2018 then Ichijinsha acquired it at a later date with 5 volumes in total. A manga adaptation illustrated by Anoshimo launched in June 2020 and it currently has 5 volumes with the 6th set to release on May 17.
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?!
Source: Official Website and Twitter
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