The official website for the anime adaptation of the Katsute Mahou Shoujo to Aku wa Tekitai Shiteita (The Magical Girl and The Evil Lieutenant Used to Be Archenemies) manga has released a new promotional video and confirmed the premiere date as July 9th, 2024.


Ohashi Akiyo (The Stranger by the Shore) directs the anime at BONES studio, and Ono Yuuki and Nakahara Mai will reprise their roles as Mira and Byakuya Mimori, respectively. The anime will premiere on the AT-X channel on July 9th and then on the Tokyo MX and BS11 channels.

Katsute Mahou Shoujo to Aku wa Tekitai Shiteita  Anime Key visual

The original manga was created by the late author Fujiwara Cocoa (Inu × Boku Secret Service, Watashi no Ookami-san) in September 2013. It debuted on Square Enix’s Gamgan Joker but was left unfinished when Fujiwara passed away in March 2015. After consulting with Fujiwara‘s family, Square Enix published the manga’s third tankoubon volume in March 2016.

Katsute Mahou Shoujo to Aku wa Tekitai Shiteita  Manga Cover Volume 3

The manga tells the story of Mira, who leads an evil organization trying to take over and destroy everything. Earth is under attack, but a magical girl named Byakuya Mimori stands up to Mira’s group. As they face off, something unexpected happens, and Mira falls in love with Mimori.

We’ve previously covered Katsute Mahou Shoujo to Aku wa Tekitai Shiteita on NamiComi News. Check out the relevant news article!