The official website of the anime adaptation of Osamu Takahashi’s Isuca manga has revealed the preview images, preview video and synopsis for the 8th episode of the series, airing on Saturday the 14th of March at 1:35am JST on Tokyo MX.
Episode 8: Ordeal
Shinichiro is desperately trying to save Sakuya who has lost her spiritual power and fallen into a coma. Suseri has seen that figure and decides to challenge the ritual of subjugation. It will be a harsh ordeal as you must seek the Raiju as the new spirit without the aid of others. A flashback hits Suseri as she remembers her relationship with Sakuya as they fight over who will be in the head seat of the house…
The main cast of the anime includes:
- Ibuki Kido (Nanami Knight Bladefield in Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara) will voice the lead role of Sakuya Shimazu
- Keisuke Koumoto (Kyoutarou Azuma from Yuushibu) voices Shinichirou Asano
- Kaori Sadohara (SG550 in Upotte!!) as Tamako
- Mao Ichimichi (Kazumi Schlierenzauer from Gokukoku no Brynhildr) voicing Suseri Shimazu
- Saeko Zougou (Chaika Bohdan in Hitsugi no Chaika) will voice the role of Nadeshiko Souma
- Akane Kohinata (Hasumin Orlo from Hitsugi no Chaika) as Mari Souma
- Ayumi Fujimura (Misaki Ayuzawa from Kaichou wa Maid-sama!) will voice Isuca
The anime’s staff consists of:
- Director: Akira Iwanaga (Tegami Bachi, Kingdom )
- Series Composer: Masashi Suzuki (Rail Wars!, Oda Nobuna no Yabou)
- Anime Character Designer and Chief Animation Director: Yukiko Akiyama (Suteki Tantei Labyrinth, Yumeiro Patissiere)
- Art Director: Maho Takahashi (Amagami SS, Nobunagun)
- Sound Director: Katsunori Shimizu (Elfen Lied, Ikkitousen)
- Music Composer: Naoki Chiba (Nisekoi, Go! Go! 575)
- Animation Studio: Arms (Elfen Lied, Maoyuu Maou Yuusha)
Isuca is a ecchi action manga written and illustrated by Osamu Takahashi. The series began serialization in 2009 in Kadokawa Shoten’s Young Ace magazine. To date there has been a total of 6 compiled volumes released, the latest releasing on December 26 last year. An anime adaptation of the series was announced last June.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
Shinichirou decides to look for a job in order to pay his rent, and his teacher suggests that he work for someone at their house,doing housekeeping. However, the person who hired him was Sakuya, a girl who is the 37th head of the Shimazu family, and her job is to exorcise and eliminate unwanted creatures. Shinichirou accidentally releases one of the creatures that Sakuya captures and they cooperate to catch it. A story of comedic creature hunting begins!
The Isuca anime airs every Saturday at 1:35am JST on Tokyo MX during the current Winter 2014/2015 anime season.
Source Article and Images – Isuca Anime Website
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