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Film Friday- Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Film Friday- Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kagiji Kumanomata. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine since May 2016, with its chapters collected in seventeen tankōbon volumes as of December 2020. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo aired from October to December 2020.

Media

Anime

An anime television series adaptation was announced in the 42nd issue of Weekly Shōnen Sunday on September 18, 2019. The series was animated by Doga Kobo and directed by Mitsue Yamazaki, with Yoshiko Nakamura handling series composition and Ai Kikuchi designing the characters. Yukari Hashimoto composed the series’ music. The series ran for 12 episodes from October 6 to December 22, 2020 on TV Tokyo, AT-X, and BS TV Tokyo. In Southeast Asia, the anime is licensed by Muse Communication. Inori Minase performed the opening theme “Kaimin! Anmin! Syalist Seikatsu”, while ORESAMA performed the ending theme “Gimmme!”. Funimation acquired the series and streamed it on its website in North America and the British Isles.

Characters

Princess Syalis
is a princess who was kidnapped by the demon king and causes chaos in the demon castle while trying to get a good night’s sleep.

 

 

Twilight the Demon King
kidnapped Syalis in her sleep, so he has hardly ever seen her awake and has never had a proper conversation with her. He is always thinking of ways to make the hero get to him and gets worried if he is going to lose, he even puts weapons and tools to make the hero’s quest easier. Apart from that he is a good leader for the demons of the castle, but even he can’t go against Princess Syalis, and is shown to care for her to a certain point.

 

 

Demon Cleric
might seem like a gentle young man, but he is actually the demon in charge of the Demon Temple inside the Demon Castle. The Demon Cleric is usually the one called upon to use magic to resurrect anyone who happens to die in the Demon Castle.

 

 

 

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Manga Monday- Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Manga Monday- Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Kagiji Kumanomata. It has been serialized in Shogakukan’s Weekly Shōnen Sunday magazine since May 2016, with its chapters collected in seventeen tankōbon volumes as of December 2020. An anime television series adaptation by Doga Kobo aired from October to December 2020.

Media

Manga

Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle is written and illustrated by Kagiji Kumanomata. The series started in the 2016 issue #24 of Shogakukan’s Weekly Shōnen Sunday published on May 11, 2016. Shogakukan has compiled its chapters into individual tankōbon volumes. The first volume was released on September 16, 2016. As of December 18, 2020, seventeen volumes have been released.

Viz Media announced in September 2017 that they had licensed the series in North America. The first volume was released on June 12, 2018.

An official fanbook of the series was released on October 16, 2020.

Plot

Sshhh! Princess Syalis is trying to get a good night’s sleep. Some shut-eye. Forty winks. Catch some Z’s. Long ago in olden times when people and demons lived together in—well, disharmony, really—a demon king kidnaps a human princess and imprisons her in his castle. Bereft, the princess’s subjects beat their chests in anguish…until a hero arises to spearhead Project Rescue Our Princess! While waiting for her knight in shining armor, what’s an imprisoned princess to do…? Teddy-bear guards with bat wings are all very well, but her dungeon cell is bo-o-o-ring! So, she decides to wile away the long hours by sleeping. Now if only she could get comfortable…and didn’t suffer from insomnia…