Jump Festa 20 exposition held a stage introduction on Saturday where it was revealed that the Black Clover anime has given Showtaro Morikubo a role as Akuma/Devil.
“The series focuses on Asta, a young orphan who was raised from birth after being abandoned at a church orphanage on the outskirts of the Clover Kingdom along with his fellow orphan, Yuno. While everyone is born with the ability to utilize Mana in the form of Magical Power (魔力 Maryoku), Asta is the only exception as he compensates through physical training. Conversely, Yuno was born as a prodigy with immense magical power and the talent to control wind magic. Motivated by a desire to become the next Wizard King, an authority figure second to the king of Clover Kingdom, the two youths developed a friendly rivalry, acquired grimoires with Yuno obtaining a four-leaf grimoire held by the kingdom’s first Wizard King. Asta, despite his lack of magic, obtained the mysterious five-leaf grimoire, which contains the rare and mysterious Anti-Magic. But after he and Yuno each joined a Magic Knight squad as the first step to fulfill their ambitions, Asta finds himself facing a terrorist organization that is gathering magic stones to conduct a ritual to destroy the Clover Kingdom for its actions against the original inhabitants at the time of the first Wizard King.“
The manga has been adjusted into an original video animation delivered by Xebec, which was discharged in 2017, to an anime TV arrangement created by Pierrot, which likewise debuted in Japan in 2017. The manga arrangement was authorized for an English dub discharge in North America by Viz Media, while the anime arrangement is authorized by Crunchyroll and Funimation.
“(C) Yūki Tabata, Shueisha / “Black Clover” Production Committee”