A teaser trailer and key visual for the Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts were released ahead of its 2023 premiere.
The anime was first announced back in January 2021. The official website for the anime was opened in April 2022 and it announced the 2023 premiere.
The teaser trailer shows the King of Beasts welcoming Sariphi as his queen and gives us a glimpse into their relationship. The teaser PV also announced the main cast and staff of the show.
Here is the teaser PV released by the production team on the newly launched Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts official Youtube Channel:
Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts cast and staff
The main cast includes:
- Kana Hanazawa (Mitsuri Kanroji in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Sariphi
- Satoshi Hino (Ainz Ooal Gown in Overlord) as Leonhart
- Yuka Nukui (Anne Halford in Sugar Apple Fairy Tale) as Cy
- Natsumi Fujiwara (Abigail Jones in Great Pretender) as Clops
Chiaki Kon (best known for her work in Higurashi no Naku Koro ni) is directing the series at J.C. Staff. Seishi Minakami (Paprika) is in charge of the series scripts. Shinya Hasegawa (Revolutionary Girl Utena) is designing the characters. Kohta Yamamoto (Attack on Titan The Final Season) is composing the music.
Here is the key visual released by the production team:
More about Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts
Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts anime, also known as Niehime to Kemono no Ou in Japanese, is based on a manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Yu Tomofuji.
The manga was first serialized in Hakusensha’s Hana to Yume magazine from November 2015 to October 2020. The manga has been compiled into 15 tankobon volumes.
Yen Press has licensed the manga for English publication and has published the 15th volume in April 2022.
To learn more about the plot of the Niehime to Kemono no Ou series and find out where you can read the manga, check out this piece on our website.
A new spinoff manga based on the original Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts, titled The White Rabbit and the Beast Prince, has also started serialization in Hana to Yume magazine.
For more information on the series, check out the official Niehime to Kemono no Ou anime website.