Announced more than a year ago now, the anime Helck finally comes out of its silence and reveals its main information, including a release date, but also its production team, its artistic distribution as well only the first images. Based on the manga of the same name by Nanao Nanaki, the series unfolds as a whimsical action-comedy shonen, in which Helck, a human-hating his own race, seeks to become the new Demon King! Without further ado, we share all the details about the project in this article, to allow you to get an idea of it before the start of its broadcast.
What is the release date of the Helck anime?
The release date of the Helck anime, made by animation studio Satelight, is scheduled for July 2023 in Japan.
For the time being, we do not yet know if a French streaming platform will offer the series in a simulcast.
It is Tatsuo Sato ( Lagrange – The Flower of Rin-ne ) who occupies the position of director of the project at the animation studio Satelight ( Sakugan ). Toshizo Nemoto ( Scarlet Nexus ) and Mitsutaka Hirota ( Bibliophile Princess ) co-sign the script composition while Yoshinori Deno is credited for character design. Eiji Iwase ( No Game, No Life ) serves as art director, and Shinji Takamatsu ( Teppen!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! ) as sound director. The music is composed by Yoshihisa Hirano ( Hunter × Hunter 2011).
As for the casting, we find for the moment the following main actors:
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Helck
- Mikako Komatsu as Vermilio
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, dans le rôle de Azudra
- Akira Ishida as Hon
- Shiki Aoki as Asta
- Haruka Shiraishi as Ista
As a reminder, the Helck anime is adapted from the manga of the same name, written and drawn by Nanao Nanaki, and pre-published in Japan between May 2014 and December 2017 by the publisher Shogakukan. The title is unreleased in France to date.
Helck Anime Synopsis
As humanity celebrates the recent defeat of the Demon King, the demonic people hold a gigantic tournament to elect their new supreme representative.
Three months after the start of the clashes, the favorite for the title of new Demon King turns out to be a surprisingly powerful and extremely charismatic human: Helck.
Although he strings together victories shouting loudly how much he hates the human race, his evasive motives soon worry Red Vamirio, one of the four rulers of the demonic realm, who decides to go all out. to kick him out of the tournament.
This anime is adapted from the eponymous manga by Nanao Nanaki.
- Genre: Shonen, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
- Release date: July 2023
- Author: Nanao Nanaki
- Studio d’animation : Satelight
- Director: Tatsuo Sato
- Scenario : Toshizo Nemoto, Mitsutaka Hirota
- Chara Design: Yoshinori Deno
- Artistic Director: Eiji Iwase
- Music : Yoshihisa Hirano
Helck Anime Cast:
- Helck: Katsuyuki Konishi
- Vermilio: Mikako Komatsu
- Azudra: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Hon: Akira Ishida
- Asta: Shiki Aoki
- Ista: Haruka Shiraishi
- Kenros: Hiroyuki Yoshino
- Hyura: Rena Maeda
- Doruushi : Takuya Nakashima
- Rococo : Sora Tokui
- Piwi: Shiori Izawa
- Cless: Motoharu Ono
- Alice: Queen Kondo
- Rafaed: Atsushi Miyauchi
- Mikaros: Daisuke Hirakawa
- Sharuami: Yumiri Hanamori
- Edil: Hiroki Nanami
- Vamirio: Shuta Morishima
- Haraoru: Satoshi Niwa
- Iris: Aimee