The official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by Rokujuuyon Okazawa and illustrated by sage john, The Slow Second Life of the Retired Dark Soldier in his 30s (Kaiko sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-dai) no Slow in the Second Life), the first promotional image of the project was published. The press release confirmed that the premiere is scheduled for January 2023 in Japan, and revealed the production details.
Okazawa began publishing the story through the independent service Shutsuka and Narou in November 2018, and finished in July 2020. The publisher Kodansha Its paper publication began in August 2019, with illustrations by sage john. The manga adaptation at Rurekuchie which is published in the journal Iris Óg the 3rd of Kodansha from August 2019.
- Fumitoshi Oizaki (Acchi Kocchi, Romeo x Juliet, Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Encouraging movies.
- Hitomi Amemiya (Astarotte no Omocha!, Tokyo Majin Gakuen Kenpucho: Tou, Merc Storia: Mukiryoku no Shounen to Bin no Naka no Shoujo) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Reimi Yonezawa is in charge of character design and animation direction.
- Tsubasa Itō (Princess Connect! Re: Jump, Gaikotsu Kishi-sama, Tadaima Isekai and Odekakechuu, Iwa Kakeru!: Sport Climbing Girls) is responsible for the composition of the soundtrack.
Summary of the Slow Second Life of the Retired Dark Soldier in his 30s
Dariel, a dark soldier from the devil king’s army who cannot use magic, has become an assistant to the Four Generals thanks to his talent and energy, and is practicing his skills. However, as soon as the Four Generals are replaced, Dariel is dismissed from the army. Dariel is devastated, but when he arrives at a human village, he discovers that his adventuring skills, thought to be no match for demons, are in full bloom! “I was… human?” Dariel decides to live his second life in this village, and the requests start pouring in! Questions! False accusation! Dwell! With his natural abilities and the power of adjustment he developed in his old place, the ancient dark soldier solves them all!
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