The latest installment of the Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine hit today in Japan and there’s some welcome news inside. An anime adaptation of the Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle manga from Kagiji Kumanomata is in the works.
The manga began in 2016 in the magazine and there are twelve volumes out as of this week. Viz Media has the North American rights to the manga and brought out the eighth translated volume last month.
Plot Concept: She decides to while away the hours by sleeping, but getting a good night’s rest turns out to be a lot of work! She begins by fashioning a DIY pillow out of the fur of her Teddy Demon guards and an “air mattress” from the magical Shield of the Wind. The princess’s hapless demonic guards soon discover that their captive expects to be treated like, well, a princess. Things go from bad to worse — for her captors — when some of Princess Syalis’s schemes end in her untimely — if temporary — demise and she chooses the Forbidden Grimoire for her bedtime reading…