Devils’ Line Anime adaptation is based on the urban fantasy manga of the same name by Ryo Hanada. The official website for the anime released the first promotional video a few weeks ago. Furthermore, new key visuals, several character images have previously come out. Also, the website confirms that the premiere date is on April 7, 2018, and will be broadcasting on AT – X and others. Yoshinobu Tokumoto and Hideaki Nakano are the directors and Platinum Vision is the studio behind the production.
Devils’ Line – Synopsis
Tsukasa, a college student, is rescued from an attack by Anzai. He is one of the many vampires that can blend in with the human population. Anzai, her saviour, is a half-devil who exploits his supernatural gifts as a member of a shadowy police task force that specializes in devil-related crime in Tokyo. As Anzai continues to keep guard over Tsukasa, the two quickly forge a tentative bond—one that Anzai fears will test his iron-clad rule of never drinking human blood…
Devils’ Line – Characters
As previously mentioned, the characters along with their voice actors are as following: Firstly, we have Ryohei Kimura as Hans Lee, Yoshimasa Hosoya as Takashi Sawazaki and Miyuki Sawashiro as Juliana Lloyd. Additionally, we have Takahiro Sakurai as Kirio Kikuhara and Hiroshi Kamiya as Takeshi Makimura. Finally, we have Nao Tōyama as Nanako Tenjō and Shouta Aoi as Kenichi Yoshii.
Devils’ Line – #1 Promo Video
In addition to the art quality, the video previews the opening theme song, “Eclipse,” by Shouta Aoi.
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What We Can Expect
Maybe, this anime might turn out to be an another ‘Twilight’ but the ratings for the manga is decent. Also, I have come across comments that say that the story is good. Furthermore, some people have even compared it with Tokyo Ghoul. Probably, it might not be of that level, but I really hope for this anime to get it right. I am a big fan of vampire drama and I would be glad if this anime succeeds. Another reason to check this out might be for the romance. Since Twilight has left us salty, I wish for this anime to fill that gap. Lastly, if the action is going to be good, this anime would definitely make an interesting watch.