WHITE FOX's Original Magical Girl TV Anime "Matoi the Sacred Slayer" Slated for October

Directed by Masayuki Sakoi (Strawberry Panic, Celestial Method)

The official website of WHITE FOX's new Japanese taste magical girl-featured TV anime Soushin Shoujo Matoi/Matoi the Sacred Slayer opens today for an October 2016 premiere, announcing its main production staff and three main voice cast. The anime's official YouTube channel also posts 15- and 30-second CMs introducing its characters.


The Tokyo-based company is well-known for their recent successful anime series such as Is the Order a Rabbit? (2014-2015) and Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World- (2016). Matoi is their first original TV anime series. Currently, four-member popular anime voice actress unit sphere is scheduled to perform the anime's yet-titled ED song.  


The story is set in 2016 and centers on 14-year-old girl Matoi Sumeragi, who is a second-year junior high school student now. She also works as a part-time miko (shrine maiden) at Tenman Jinjya (Tenman

Shrine) in Kamaya-city. One day her special ability that can turn away evil spirits by wearing "Gods"

awakes. With her best friend Yuma Kusanagi, who was born in a family of the kannushi (shinto priest)

clan at the shrine, she decides to begin anti-evil activity in order to get back her normal life.



Main Staff:


 Director: Masayuki Sakoi (Strawberry Panic, Celestial Method)

 Series Composition/Scenarios: Yosuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, My Hero Academia)

 Character Designer/Chief Animation Director: Mai Toda (Neppu Kairiku Bushi Road)

 Music: Tatsuya Kato (Free!, Love Live! Sunshine!!)

 Music Production: Lantis

 Anime Production: WHITE FOX (Is the Order a Rabbit?, Re:Zero -Starting Life in Another World-)


Main Voice Cast:


 Matoi Sumeragi: Ayaka Suwa (Touka Yada in Assassination Classroom)

 Yuma Kusanagi: Naomi Ozora (Inari in Inari, Konkon, Koi Iroha)

 Klarus Tonitrus: Haruka Tomatsu (Iona Hikawa/Cure Fortune in HappinessCharge PreCure!)



Main Visual



30-second CM


15-second CM



Source: "Soushin Shoujo Matoi" official website, Animate Times


© BOWI/Matoi Production Committee


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