After eight years, the official Twitter of The Devil is a Part-Timer made a surprising announcement of a second season for the series. Along with the announcement they also released a new promotional video, which included the returning voice cast, and a new visual key. There is no additional information on the release date of the anime series, but we will keep you posted.
Here is the promotional video of The Devil is a Part-Timer:
The returning cast consists of:
- Ryota Ohsaka as Sadao Mao
- Yoko Hikasa as Emi Yusa
- Nao Toyama as Chiho Sasaki
- Yuki Ono as Shiro Ashiya
- Hiro Shimono as Hanzo Urushihara
- Kanae Ito as Suzuno Kamazuki
Satoshi Wagahara’s light novel series, The Devil is a Part-Timer first received a 13-episode televised animated series by White Fox back in April 2013 and ended in June 2013. The light novel series was first published in 2011, with illustration by 029. It also received a manga adaptation by Akio Hiiragi in Kadokawa’s Monthly Comic Dengeki Daioh magazine in December 2011. The series has been running for 10 years, and ended with it 21th volume which published in August 7, 2020. The Devil is a Part-Timer also received spin-off series in 2012 called Hataraku Maou-sama! High School! and is being drawn by Kurone Mishima, which ended in 2015. And another spin-off series called Hataraku Maou-sama! no Meshi! in August 2020 and is being drawn by Oji Sado. Yen Press published both the light novels and manga in English.
Yen Press describes the story as:
After being soundly thrashed by the hero Emilia, the Devil King and his general beat a hasty retreat to a parallel universe… only to land plop in the middle of bustling, modern-day Tokyo! Lacking the magic necessary to return home, the two are forced to assume human identities and live average human lives until they can find a better solution. And to make ends meet, Satan finds gainful employment at a nearby fast food joint! With his devilish mind set on working his way up the management food chain, what will become of his thirst for conquest?!