Yoshitaka Yamaya, Marie Miyake star in April's Magic Bus anime of Shō Izumi's manga A website has launched to announce that a television anime adaptation of Shō Izumi's Sweet Punishment (Amai Chōbatsu ~Watashi wa Kanshu Senyō Pet) manga has been green-lit. The story is set in a prison in the near future. It revolves around Hina Saotome, imprisoned despite her innocence, and the elegant yet sadistic guard Aki Myojin. Hina's heart and body are at the mercy of Myojin's "heartless yet sweet domination" from physical examinations to lovers' prison visits. The subtitle of the original manga's title translates as "I Am the Guard's Private Pet." The anime shorts will premiere on Sunday, April 1 at 25:00 (effectively Monday, April 2 at 1:00 a.m.) on Tokyo MX and other channels. The "complete version" of the anime with "additional explicit scenes" will premiere on ComicFesta's Anime Zone streaming service on Sunday, April 1 at 24:00 (effectively Monday, April 2 at midnight). The cast for the "regular version" stars: Yoshitaka Yamaya as Aki Myojin Marie Miyake as Hina Saotome Yoshiki Nakajima as Yamato Higa Kōdai Sakai as Kiyonori Yakumo Haruki Ishiya as Tsuyoshi Samejima Takafumi Maeuchi as Takeru Igarashi The cast for the "complete version" stars: Kazuma Hoshino as Aki Myojin Yun Sachi as Hina Saotome Undōkai as Yamato Higa Taichi Shimone as Kiyonori Yakumo "Unannounced" as Tsuyoshi Samejima Kokushikkoku as Takeru Igarashi Mitsutaka Noshitani is the director, storyboarder, and technical director of the anime at Magic Bus. Kazuhiro Toda is supervising and writing the series scripts, and "Nanashi" is designing the characters. Hisayoshi Hirasawa is directing the sound at Cloud22. Picante Circus is producing the project, which is presented by the manga's publisher Suiseisha. Suiseisha's Clair TL Comics imprint will publish the third manga volume on February 18. Suiseisha and Picante Circus are also presenting and producing the television anime of Makana's 25-Sai no Joshi Kōsei: Kodomo ni wa Oshierarenai Koto Shite Yaru yo (25-Year-Old High School Girl: I'll Do What Can't Be Taught to Children) manga, a January anime that also has regular and complete versions with different casts.