The April issue of Kodansha’s Nakayoshi magazine will confirm on Friday that a new television anime for the Hell Girl (Jigoku Shōjo) franchise has been green-lit. The new anime is titled Jigoku Shōjo Yoi no Togi (Hell Girl Attendant of the Night) . It will have six new episodes and six “reminiscence” episodes, and will premiere in July on MBS, Tokyo MX, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, and BS11.
The cast members feature returning cast reprising their roles, except for Misaki Watada as Michiru. The cast includes:
- Mamiko Noto as Ai Enma
- Takayuki Sugo as Wanyuudou
- Takako Honda as Hone-Onna
- Masaya Matsukaze as Ren Ichimoku
- Hekiru Shiina as Yamawaro
- Kanako Sakai as Kikuri
- Misaki Watada as Michiru
A preview for the anime can be seen below:
Hiroshi Watanabe (Hell Girl: Two Mirrors scriptwriter, Hell Girl: Three Vessels director) is again credited for the original concept. Takahiro Omori, the director of the first Hell Girl anime as well as Hell Girl: Two Mirrors, is returning to direct the anime at Studio DEEN. Also returning are Mariko Oka, Kenichi Kanemaki, and Yasuharu Takanashi for character designs, series composition, and music, respectively.