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Written by Shirow Shiratori with illustrations by Shirabi, Ryuuou no Oshigoto! (The Ryuo's Work is Never Done!) began as a Japanese light novel in 2015 published by SB Creative under the GA Bunko label. As of February 2018, seven volumes have been published.

The ongoing manga adaptation with art by Kogetaokoge is published by Square Enix and has been serialized in their seinen magazine Young Gangan since 2015. The English manga volumes are published by BookWalker Global. As of February 2018, there are six volumes in Japanese and two volumes in English.

An anime adaptation directed by Shinsuke Yanagi (Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS, Tenshi no 3P!, Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta?) with animation by Project No. 9 and production by Dreamshift began airing in January 2018 in Japan on AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, SUN, BS Fuji, and Mie TV. The anime features a script written by Fumihiko Shimo, characters designed by Akane Yano, and music composed by Kenji Kawai at Nippon Columbia. It will run for 12 episodes. The opening theme is “Kore Kara” by Machico and the ending theme is “Mamoritai-mono no Tame ni” by Miku Ito. The series is available to stream internationally on Crunchyroll during its simulcast on Mondays at 7:00 am PST.

Anime Theme Songs

  • Opening: "Kore Kara" (コレカラ, “From Now On”) by Machico
  • Ending: "Mamoritai-mono no Tame ni" (守りたいもののために “For What I Want to Protect”) by Miku Ito

Anime Broadcast

Broadcasting on AT-X, Tokyo MX, KBS, SUN, BS Fuji, and Mie TV

Anime International Streaming

Simulcast on Mondays at 7:00 am PST on Crunchyroll

Official Info

Cast

Yaichi Kuzuryu (九頭竜 八一) | CV: Yuuma Uchida

Shogi player and Ai’s shogi master. Embarrassment once cost him a match.

Ai Hinatsuru (雛鶴 あい) | CV: Rina Hidaka

A third grader and Yaichi’s shogi disciple. Likes hot sauce on fried potatoes.

Ai Yashajin (夜叉神 天衣) | CV: Ayane Sakura

About the same age as Ai Hinatsuru. Also one of Yaichi’s disciples.

Ginko Sora (空 銀子) | CV: Hisako Kanemoto

A shogi “big sister” to Yaichi. Holds two titles: Queen and Women’s Throne.

Keika Kiyotaki (清滝 桂香) | CV: Ai Kayano

Daughter of Yaichi and Ginko’s shogi master. Talented at soccer.

Mio Mizukoshi (水越 澪) | CV: Yurika Kubo

A tomboyish fourth grader, shogi player, and friend of Ai’s. Brags about biking all the way around Lake Biwa.

Ayano Sadato (貞任 綾乃) | CV: Chinami Hashimoto

A level-headed fourth grader, shogi player, and friend of Ai’s. Watermelon makes her wet the bed.

Charlotte Izoard/Isoir (シャルロット・イゾアール) | CV: Yui Ogura

A French 6 year old who plays shogi, always eats natto for breakfast, and attends a French school.

Takashi Hinatsuru (雛鶴 隆) | CV: Ichiro Mizuki

Ai Hinatsuru’s father and Akina's husband.

Akina Hinatsuru (雛鶴 亜希奈) | CV: Mitsuko Horie

Ai Hinatsuru’s mother and Takahashi's wife.

Staff

  • Director: Shinsuke Yanagi (Ro-Kyu-Bu! SS, Tenshi no 3P!, Netoge no Yome wa Onnanoko ja Nai to Omotta?)
  • Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo (The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya)
  • Character Designer: Akane Yano (And You Thought There Is Never a Girl Online?)
  • Music Composer: Kenji Kawai (009 Re:Cyborg, Fate/stay night, Mobile Suit Gundam 00)
  • Animation Studio: Project No. 9
  • Producer: Dreamshift

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