VIDEO: Latest "Irregular at Magic High School" Promos and Plans - UPDATED

April anime based on the popular light novel series that sold 3 million copies

Last fall as part of Dengeki Bunko's 20th anniversary celebrations, the publisher announced plans for an anime adaptation of Tsutomu Satou and Kana Ishida's modern fantasy/wizard training arms race light novel series Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (“The Irregular at Magic High School”). With the show set to debut this April, a new set of promos offer a look with Taku Iwasaki's music and ELISA's end theme

 

LiSA will be performing the series' opening theme.

 


「魔法科高校の劣等生」第3弾CM(岩崎 琢ver) by AnimeSlovenija
「魔法科高校の劣等生」第4弾CM(ELISA ver) by AnimeSlovenija

 

The Irregular at Magic High School is Tsutomu Sato's popular light novel series which has sold more than 3 million copies in Japan. The TV anime adaptation is produced by Madhouse (Death Note, Summer Wars), and Manabu Ono (Horizon in the Middle of Nowhere, the Saki series) serves as the director.

 

 

Updated staff and cast lists include
Director: Manabu Ono
Assistant Director: Yuuji Kumazawa
Chief Animation Director: Kana Ishida, Maho Yoshikawa, Shinichi Miyamae
Action Animation Director: Takashi Tomioka, Satoshi Iwataki
Sub-character Design: Maho Yoshikawa
CAD Mechanic Design: Jimmy Stone, Izumo Jūki
Art Setting: Yoshihiro Ishimoto, Yuuho Taniuchi, Akihiro Hirasawa
Art Director: Rie Ota (Kusanagi)
Color Design: Yukie Noguchi
3D Director: Shuhei Yabuta
Director of Photography: Yuuki Kawashita
Editing: Kashiko Kimura
Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
Sound Effects: Yūji Furutani
Music: Taku Iwasaki
Animation Production: Madhouse

Cast :

Tatsuya Shiba - Yūichi Nakamura
Miyuki Shiba - Saori Hayami
Erika Chiba - Yumi Uchiyama
Leonhart Saijo - Takuma Terashima
Mizuka Shibata - Satomi Satou
Mikihiko Yoshida - Atsushi Tamaru
Honoka Mitsui - Sora Amamiya
Shizuku Kitayama - Yuiko Tatsumi
Mari Watanabe : Marina Inoue
Hattori Hanzo: Ryouhei Kimura
Katsuto Juumonji: Junichi Suwabe

 

 

Earlier visuals

The anime key visual

 

The cover of the novel 1st volume

 

 

via ikari_gendo and Anime News Network

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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