Akuma-kun Releasing in Fall 2023: Everything You Need to Know

Akuma-kun Releasing in Fall 2023: Everything You Need to Know

Looking for horror series? What if we told you that 1980s anime is making a comeback this year? Yes, we are talking about Akuma-kun. We know that you might have missed the popular series back in the 80s, but; the studio decided to bring it back for us, and this; time it will be better and scarier than ever if you want to know more about it then keep reading, as we will reveal more news about its premiere date and plot.

Akuma-kun Release Date

Shigeru Mizuki’s Akuma-kun which has more than one version; was first adapted as a live-action TV show which gave birth to anime TV series, and that’s how it became popular back in the 80s.

Moreover, two movies have been produced in 1989 and 1990. Toei Animation has decided to bring it back to the screens along with Junichi Sato as the director, and the series is set to premiere in Fall 2023 on Netflix.

Akuma-kun Plot

Different versions of the series have different contents, but; we have tried to keep the plot simple for you. In case, you still feel confused you may ask us more about it in the comments section below.

Azuma the protagonist is a child prodigy who appears only once in ten thousand years, and his sole aim is to create a world where humans can live happily, for this plan; he completely believes that harnessing the powers of demons is necessary to achieve his dreams.

The interesting part of the series is that the demons are not only the ones mentioned in Bibles but some have been referred, from various folktales and myths. At the beginning of the story, Azuma Kun does not possess any powers of demons or powers to summon them.

He tries to summon demons using various methods but ends up failing until Dr. Fraust helps him with his magical research. Then he finally succeeds in harnessing the power of demons. Azuma Kun also receives Solomon’s flute which; gives him the power to control the demons.

Akuma-kun Plot

Azuma Kun has multiple subordinates, and they; are referred to as the “Twelve Apostles” Yes, many of the references are of Christian origin, but; the overall story is enthralling and a must-watch.

Now, the plot and story depend on the studio and production house, how they will execute it, and whether they will make any drastic changes to the series to make it more entertaining for the viewers.

Akuma-kun Cast & Staff

The cast and staff list for Akuma-kun has been shared below, it looks like many popular cast members have been selected for this particular series.


  • Chief Director: Junichi Sato
  • Series Director: Fumitoshi Oizaki
  • Series Composition: Hiroshi Ohnogi
  • Music: Akio Izutsu
  • Original creator: Shigeru Mizuki
  • Character Design: Sakae Shibuya
  • Art Director: Yumiko Kuga
  • Chief Animation Director: Sakae Shibuya
  • Director of Photography: Takeo Ogiwara
  • Color design: Kunio Tsujita
  • Magic Circle Design: Wataru Osakabe
  • Yuuki Kaji as Akuma II/Ichirō Umoregi
Akuma-kun Cast & Staff


  • Fairouz Ai as Gremory
  • Ryoko Shiraishi as Sanae Kazama
  • Toshio Furukawa as Mephisto II/III
  • Yukiyo Fujii as Hina Asanagi
  • Yūko Mita as Akuma I/Shingo Umoregi
  • Yumiri Hanamori as Mio Kazama

Japanese companies

  • Animation Production: Encourage Films
  • Production: Toei Animation
  • Internet Streaming: Netflix

Is there any Akuma-kun Trailer Released Yet?

No, as of now only visuals have been revealed for Azuma Kun, and we are expecting a trailer for the Akuma-kun series by the summer of 2023. As it’s a Netflix original series we can rest assured that it will be better than other average series like Kamikatsu.

Where to Watch Akuma-kun?

As Netflix is producing the anime, then; it will be exclusively available on Netflix, and the broadcast information is yet to be revealed. Once it’s revealed we will surely update you with the same.

Where to Watch Akuma-kun?


Netflix’s original series has always been something to look forward to, and this year again Netflix will surprise us with Akuma-kun, let’s see how it’s going to turn out this fall of 2023.

Nadia Zabin
Nadia Zabin

Nadia Zabin is a dynamic writer interested in exploring different genres and writing styles. She has profound knowledge of anime and manga culture making her an indispensable source of information. She has been writing about anime since a coon's age and is always on the lookout for ways to share her knowledge and zest with others.

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