FUNimation Entertainment has announced that it will begin simulcasting The Duke of Death and His Maid (Shinigami Bocchan to Kuro Maid) anime exclusively on July 4, 2021 for the Summer 2021 anime season.
Yoshiki Yamakawa is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment is in charge of the CGI. Hideki Shirane is in charge of series composition. Michiru Kuwabata is drawing the character designs. Yusuke Suzuki is the CG director. Gen Okuda and Takeshi Watanabe are composing the music.
The story focuses on the titular Duke of Death, cursed to steal the life from any living thing that he touches. He is accompanied by his maid Alice, who enjoys teasing him, but is the only remaining person devoted to him.