Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid

The Duke of Death and His Maid

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Young Master the Grim Reaper and the Black Maid
Japanese: 死神坊ちゃんと黒メイド
English: The Duke of Death and His Maid
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Type: TV
Episodes: 12
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 4, 2021 to Sep 19, 2021
Premiered: Summer 2021
Broadcast: Sundays at 22:00 (JST)
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: J.C.Staff
Source: Manga
Genres: ComedyComedy, DramaDrama, SupernaturalSupernatural
Theme: Romantic SubtextRomantic Subtext
Duration: 24 min. per ep.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 7.621 (scored by 7916979,169 users)
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Ranked: #13622
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Popularity: #1049
Members: 209,314
Favorites: 1,537

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As the elegant, frail flower petals wither away into lifeless ashes, the young duke is tragically reminded of the despicable power forced upon him—the ability to kill anything he touches. Scorned by his family, he is sent away to live in near isolation. Fortunately, he is not entirely alone, as the manor's staff—his dutiful butler Rob and the flirtatious maid Alice—keep him company and make his life less miserable.

As the duke's romantic feelings for Alice grow, so does his continued frustration for the limits set by his unfortunate ability. Therefore, he resolves to break the curse cast upon him all those years ago, not only for his sake, but Alice's as well—for he is painfully aware of how difficult it is to avoid the touch of a loved one.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Lendrott, Alice

Mano, Ayumi


Hanae, Natsuki


Kuramochi, Wakana


Kamiya, Hiroshi


Ootsuka, Houchuu


Minase, Inori


Hikasa, Youko


Uchida, Yuuma

Lendrott, Sharon

Inoue, Kikuko


Ohara, Sayaka


Kondou, Shuuhou
Yamakawa, Yoshiki
Director, Episode Director, Storyboard, Key Animation


Opening Theme

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"Mangetsu to Silhouette no Yoru (満月とシルエットの夜)" by Bocchan (Natsuki Hanae) & Alice (Ayumi Mano)

Ending Theme

Sep 19, 2021
Imagine living with a beautiful maid everyday who serves you, pleases you, and wants to be with you at all times. The only problem? You can't touch her. It almost sounds appaling but that is the fate of Bocchan, a noble man who suffers a curse where he kills anything he touches.

When I heard news of the manga getting the anime adaptation, it wasn't a bit surprising. It's one of the most popular manga from Sunday Webry and contains a premise that is suitable for a fantasy rom-com. With the manga running over 190 chapters, it also seems clear the anime doesn't have enough ...
Sep 19, 2021
This show, though it appears to be tragic, at its heart it is just another romcom(that will make us smile and feel good for the rest of the day) with a nice premise. I'm saying this, because I'm sure some of you came to this show after hearing it's premise, and though it was gonna be a tragic show with complex characters.


So, I'm gonna make this short, this anime is really good. The premise is very interesting; so close, yet so far. Tragic, yet wholesome, and I think it would make an interesting story. And they absolutely nailed it.

Let's get the small ...
Sep 19, 2021
Me: "Oh hello, busty Takagi-san. Is that you trying to entice the love of your life, if in an alternate world where Nishikata was cursed and he cannot touch you?"
Takagi: "Nope, my dear male MC Nishikata is trying to be Code:Realize's MC Cardia Beckford, a lady whom can decay anything at the slightest touch. He's trying his very best to break out of his curse, just like Cardia. And thank god that he's not in a harem."
Nishikata: "Yes, I'm cursed, so busty Takagi can only do her teasing through sexually harassing me to the best of her abilities and make that her usual running gag ...

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