The official website for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Kakeru Kobashiri's Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahou no Sho (Magic Book to Start from Zero) fantasy light novel series opens today with its key visual, and also announces its premiere on AT-X, TOKYO MX, Sun TV, KBS Kyoto, and BS Fuji in the coming April.
In addition to the previously announced Yumiri Hanamori (Zero), Tsuyoshi Koyama (Mercenary) and Yo Taichi (Albus), Masayuki Kato (Holdem), Takehito Koyasu (Jusanban/No.13) newly join the the voice cast. The five are scheduled to appear in the stage event for the anime in the Dengeki Bunko Spring Festival 2017 to be held in Akihabara on March 12.
The light novel won the Grand Prize at the 20th annual Dengeki Novel Awards in 2013, then has been published from Kadokawa Ascii Media Works' Dengeki Bunko imprint since February 2014. Currently
eight volumes have been available in Japan. Its manga adaptation illustrated by Takashi Iwasaki
has been serialized in Ascii Media Works' Dengeki Maoh since its February 2015 issue and five tankobon
volumes have been released.
The TV anime adaptation is animated by WHITE FOX (Re:Zero − Starting Life in Another World),
with Tetsuo Hirakawa (The Flowers of Evil sub director) directing.
Key visual (via: Animate Times)
1st PV released in October 2016
Novel 1st and 8th volume covers
©2016 Kakeru Kobashiri/KADOKAWA ASCII Media Works/Zero no Majutsushidan