The upcoming television series adaptation of Takeshi Okano and Sho Makura's Jigoku Sensei Nube manga is slated to premiere in October and will air on Saturdays at 9:00 p.m. The new series shifts the story's setting from elementary school to high school.
The show's main cast includes:
Ryūhei Maruyama (Wild 7, Strawberry Night) as Meisuke "Nube" Nueno
Mizuki Yamamoto (live-action Black Butler) as Izuna Hazuki
Hideki Takahashi (Pokémon the Movie: White - Victini and Zekrom's Zekrom) as Mugenkai Jikū
Kang Jiyoung (Koisuru Maison ~Rainbow Rose~) as Yukime
Makura and Okano serialized the original manga from 1993 to 1999 in Shueisha'sWeekly Shonen Jump magazine. The manga series centers around Nube, a young male teacher whose left hand is an "oni hand,” which he uses to purify evil spirits.
The original manga inspired a television anime series, a video anime series, and three anime films.
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