The Mr. Villain’s Day Off anime has released the preview images for episode 1. It premieres on January 7 at 25:35 (JST) in Japan and Crunchyroll will be streaming it overseas.
Mr. Villain’s Day Off is an anime adaptation of the web manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Yuu Morikawa. Shin-Ei Animation and SynergySP are animating the series with Yoshinori Odaka as director. Midori Goto is overseeing the series composition, while Tomomi Shimazaki and Kayoko Ono are handling the character and color design respectively. Koji Yamamoto and DAX production are supervising the sound direction and production. Ivudot is singing the opening theme “Yuuho,” while GLASGOW is performing the ending theme “Kyuusoku Juuden.” The cast of Mr. Villain’s Day Off anime includes:
- Shintaro Asanuma as General/Warumono-san
- Soma Saito as Rooney
- Yuichi Nakamura as Trigger
- Hiiro Ishibashi as Akatsuki Red
- Takuya Eguchi as Blue
- Ai Kakuma as Pink
- Hibiku Yamamura as Mugi and Sora
- Yuichiro Umehara as Black
Square Enix’s Manga Up! is publishing the manga series in English, in which it describes the plot as:
An Evil Organization from another planet is trying to take over Earth. An extraterrestrial from that organization named the “General” tirelessly fights against Earth’s defenders every single day in a battle of life and death! However, today is his day off.
Source: Official Website
© Yu Morikawa / SQUARE ENIX, Mr. Villain’s Day Off Committee