The previously announcedTearmoon Empire anime has revealed its second key visual and two additional cast members, along with an October 7th premiere date. Kanon Takao and Nao Toyama join the cast as Tiona Rudolwon and Rafina Orca Beluga, respectively. Studio Silver Link animated and the series previously unveiled its first key visual in April.
Yushi Ibe is directing the anime and Deko Akao is writing the script. Mai Otsuka is in charge of character design and Koji Fujimoto composed the music. Sumire Uesaka, who voices the main character Mia Luna Tearmoon, is also responsible for performing the opening theme song. The rest of the cast includes:
- Tomori Kusunoki as Ann Litstein
- Yuichiro Umehara as Ludwig Hewitt
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Abel Remno
- Shun Horie as Sion Sol Sunkland
TheTearmoon Empirethe anime is based on light novels written by Nozomu Mochitsuki and illustrated by Glize. It was originally released on the Shosetsuka ni Naro website in August 2018. Publisher TO Books acquired the series at a later date and currently publishes the title with 13 volumes in circulation. A manga adaptation by Mizu Morino is also in the works.
J-Roman Clublicense the light novel in English and describe the plot as:
Surrounded by the hateful gazes of her people, the selfish princess of the fallen Tearmoon Empire, Mia, takes one last look at the bleeding sun before the guillotine blade falls… Only to wake up as a twelve-year-old again! With time turned back and a second chance at life dropped in her lap, she sets out to right the myriad wrongs plaguing the ailing empire. Corrupt governance? Check it out. Boundary problems? Check it out. Natural disasters and economic struggles? Check it out. My, looks like a lot of work. Hard work and Mia don’t mix, so she enlists the help of others, starting with her loyal maid Anne and the brilliant minister Ludwig. Together they strive day and night to restore the Empire. Little by little, their tireless efforts begin to change the course of history, pushing the entire continent towards a new future. And why did the selfish princess change her mind, you ask? It’s just that she didn’t. He’s just afraid of the guillotine. It hurts like hell, and Mia hates the pain more than the work.