The Reincarnated as a sword anime got a new trailer and key visual, along with a September 28th premiere date. The regular terrestrial broadcast will begin 1 week later on October 5. Studio C2C is in charge of the production and Shinji Ishihira is the director. You can watch the new trailer:
The new key visual:
The opening and ending theme songs have also been revealed. KISIDA KYODAN & THE AKEBOSI ROCKETS perform the opening “Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita” while Maon Kurosaki performs the ending “more＜STRONGLY”. They also announced 2 new cast members and they are Ami Koshimizu as Amanda and Wataru Hatano as Klimt.
The main cast forReincarnated as a swordanime was previously revealed and features Shinichiro Miki as the swordsman called Master and Ai Kakuma as Fran. In addition to director Shinji Ishihira, the team includes:
- Series cast: Takahiro Nagano
- Screenwriter: Takahiro Nagano
- Character Design: Atsuko Saito
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
Yu Tanaka wrote the original Reincarnated as a sword a light novel. The novel launched on the Shosetsuka ni Naro website in October 2015 with illustrations by LLO. GC Novels began publishing it in light novel format in 2016. It also has an ongoing manga adaptation by Tomovo Maruyama, and has a separate manga Reincarnated as a Sword: Another wish by Hinako Inoue, which launched in June 2020. Seven Seas Entertainment licenseda light novelonmangaandseparate mangaand they describe the story:
When a 30-year-old salaried employee and gaming enthusiast suddenly dies in a car accident, he is reborn in a fantasy world…but in the form of a sword! Now he’s looking for a beautiful woman to rule over him, and a cat girl named Fran might be just the adventure partner he needs.
source: Official Twitter
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