Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Part 2 gets Hoshi no Samidare teaser PV trailer

Visuals from Luficer and the Biscuit Hammer
Yuuhi and Samidare from Luficer and the Biscuit Hammer. Pic credit: Studio NAZ

The Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Part 2 release date in Japan is on October 7, 2022, the Fall 2022 anime season. Effectively, it will premiere past midnight on October 8, 2022, at 1:55 AM JST.

On October 3, 2022 — just a couple of days before the anime second cour’s debut — a teaser PV was revealed. It features parts of the recently-announced OP theme song “BE the HERO” by RAON and of the ED theme song “ZERO” by ibuki.

Take a look:

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer Cour 2 cast and staff

Studio NAZ is producing the series, with Jumondou (Fruits Basket Season 2) assisting.

The main staff members include:

  • Nobuaki Nakanishi — director
  • Yuuichirou Momose  — series composer
  • Hajime Hatakeyama — character designer
  • Minoru Oukouchi — art director
  • Toshikazu Hisano — photography director
  • Ryuusuke Araki — color designer 
  • Takatsugu Wakabayashi — music composer

As for the main cast members, they are:

  • Junya Enoki — Yuuhi Amamiya
  • Naomi Ohzora — Samidare Asahina
  • Azusa Tadokoro — Hisame Asahina
  • Kenjirou Tsuda — Noi Crezant

The Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer part 1 premiered on July 2, 2022 on the Animeism programming block of MBS and TBS. It was streamed on various platforms, including but not limited to Netflix, Amazon Prime, d anime store, ABEMA, and U-NEXT.

The anime adaptation was originally announced in January 2022, with additional info having been revealed bit by bit in the months preceding the premiere.

The Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer part 1 OP theme song is “Gyokou” by Half time Old, whereas the ED theme song is “Reflexion” by SpendyMily.

 “Gyokou” was released as a digital single on July 9, with “Reflexion” following suit on July 29, 2022.

The Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer manga series

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer (惑星のさみだれ, Hoshi no Samidare) is based on the eponymous manga series by Satoshi Mizukami.

Known in Japan as “Samidare of the Stars,” the manga was serialized in Shōnen Gahōsha’s Young King OURs magazine, which targets seinen audiences, from 2005 to 2010. The individual chapters have been collected into ten tankōbon volumes.

Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the series in 2013 and published all 10 volumes in English as 2-in-1 omnibus editions.

The plot is rather generic (which doesn’t mean that the TV anime is bad) and follows college student Yuuhi Amamiya who wakes up one day only to find a lizard on his bed.

The lizard, named Noi Crezant, reveals that Yuuhi has been chosen to save the world. Certain hectic events follow this incredulous revelation and Yuuhi soon discovers that his next-door neighbor Samidare Asahina is a princess.

Lucifer and the Biscuit Hammer targets seinen demographics and is labeled fantasy comedy and adventure.

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