The Demon Sword Master from Excalibur Academy has revealed a new trailer and key visual, along with an October 2023 premiere. Studio Passione is animating the adaptation with Hiroyuki Morita directing. The theme songs for the anime are “1000-nen Ai” by Chiai Fujikawa (opening) and “Yururi” by Kaho as the ending.
Ai Kakuma, Tomofumi Ikezoe, and Daisuke Hirakawa join the cast as Roselia, Blackas, and Leonis. The first trailer, revealed in March of this year, introduced the main cast, which includes:
- Marina Inouye as Leonis Death Magnus
- Yui Ishikawa as Riselia Rei Crystallia
- Hiromi Igarashi as Elfin Fillet
- Aya Suzaki as Regina Mercedes
- Honoka Kuroki as Sakuya Sieglinde
- Arisa Nakada as Shary Shadow Assassin
The Demon Sword Master from Excalibur Academy(Seiken Gakuin no Maken Tsukai) The light novel is currently on its 12th volume. Begins serialization in 2019 under the MF Bunko J imprint. A manga adaptation with art by Asuka Keigen also continues in Shonen Ace magazine. Six volumes (42 chapters) have been published.
Yen Press licensedThe Demon Sword Master from Excalibur Academyseries of light novels in English and describes the plot as:
Battles for ancient kingdoms are nothing compared to classroom battles!
Awakening from a magical stasis after a thousand years, the Dark Lord Leonis suddenly finds himself in the body of a ten-year-old boy! He quickly meets Riselia, a girl who confronts the Voids, beings that have nearly destroyed humanity. Determined to unravel the mysteries of this strange new era, Leonis enrolls at Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight against these enigmatic monsters. Could the Voids have some connection to Leonis’ past?
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