May's release of the special edition of the third volume of Magi: Sinbad no Bouken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad), a spin-off manga of Shinobu Ohtaka's popular series Magi, will bundle with an anime DVD. Daisuke Ono reprises the lead, but an update to the series site reveals that the talent involved looks different than the Magi TV anime.
Director: Yoshikazu Miyao (Inazuma Eleven, Hellsing and Gad Guard openings)
Script: Taku Kishimoto (Silver Spoon, Usagi Drop)
Character Designer: Soichiro Sako
Music: Tomohiro Ookubo
Animation Production: Lay-duce (Go! Go! 575)
Production: AOS Project
Sinbad: Daisuke Ono
Dragul: Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama's Gintoki, this season, Samurai Flamenco's Gotou Hedenori)
Yunan: Akira Ishida (Gundam SEED's Athrun Zala)
Serendine: Ai Kayano (Meiko Hanma from AnoHana, Hibino Shiba from Kamisama Dolls),
Badr: Katsuyuki Konishi (Kamina from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann)
Esra: Yoko Hikasa (this season, Nobunaga the Fool's Jeanne Kaguya d'Arc)
The world of the spin-off manga is set 30 years before Magi and tells the story of the younger days of Sinbad, the king of Sindria.