Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction: New Releases Following Two-Part Movie

Crunchyroll has announced an anime adaptation of Asano Inio’s popular apocalyptic graphic novel, Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction. The two-part film, with part one premiering on March 22 and part two on May 24, will only be released in Japan. Asano Inio is also known for his work on Goodnight Punpun.

kadode and ontan
Kadode and Ontan | Source: Official Twitter

The highly anticipated series Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction will be available to stream starting May 23, 2024 at 8:00 PM PT. The 18-episode season will be released weekly, showcasing never-before-seen footage that was not included in the theatrical release.

On May 23, 2024, fans worldwide will be able to stream the all-new 18-episode television series, Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction, on Crunchyroll in more than 200 countries and territories.

Latest News on the Upcoming Anime Adaptation

The production studio behind Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction is Production +h, renowned for their work on the anime The Orbital Children. Tomoyuki Kurokawa, who directed the PSYCHO-PASS series, is at the helm of the anime. Additionally, the team includes Reiko Yoshida, known for her screenplay work on Violet Evergarden and A Silent Voice.

The talented voice actors bringing the characters of Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction to life include Lilas Ikuta, who is also known as ikura and is a singer-songwriter and vocalist for the popular music group YOASOBI. Ikuta will be portraying the character of Kadode Koyama. Additionally, Oran Nakagawa, known for their role as Mem-cho in Oshi No Ko, will be lending their voice to the character of ano.

The new television version of Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction will also feature the original movie theme song, “ZeZeZeZettai Seiiki,”performed by ano and featuring Lilas Ikuta, just like in the movie.

Official Trailer – Anime Series Adaptation

After the announcement of the anime series adaptation, Crunchyroll released the trailer for Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction. Before we delve into further details, be sure to watch the trailer.

The protagonist is highlighted in the trailer as their daily routine is completely disrupted when the world is suddenly invaded by aliens. The familiar way of life is now a thing of the past and the protagonist is forced to confront the gravity of the situation as an ominous alien mothership hovers overhead.

The Apocalyptic Anime: Anime Poster Release

Along with the announcement of the release date and trailer for the anime series, the official poster for Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction was also unveiled.

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction
Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Poster | Source: Official Twitter

The poster depicts Kadode and Ontan, exuding a youthful and lively aura. However, a somber blue background showcases the alien mothership and other supporting characters, all with solemn expressions.

Overview of Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction Anime

Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction, a dystopian sci-fi anime set in an apocalyptic world, is produced by the studio Production +h and ironically tells a story of youth.

The Alien Mothership | Source: Official Twitter

According to the official synopsis, Dead Dead Demon’s Dededede Destruction is described as:

As the world is threatened by the sudden appearance of a mysterious alien mothership, best friends Kadode Koyama and Oran “Ontan” Nakagawa carry on about their high school life. But as they grow up, they face existential questions, learning adulthood’s complexities and that the true threat may not be from above.

The plot centers around Koyama Kadode and Nakagawa Oran, also known as Ontan, two close friends from high school who are trying to make their way through life in a Tokyo that is haunted by an enigmatic alien mothership.

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