Main staff and cast revealed for adaptation based on historical fantasy light novel series written by Mikage Kasuga
Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc to Renkin no Kishi ("Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc and the Alchemy Knights"), a historical fantasy light novel series written by Mikage Kasuga and illustrated by Tomari Meron that tells an alternative version of the life of Joan of Arc in France during the Hundred Years' War in 15th century France, is being adapted into a TV anime that will broadcast in October of 2018.
The main staff for Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc to Renkin no Kishi includes:
- Original work: Mikage Kasuga
- Original illustrations: Meron Tomari
- Director: Shin Itagaki
- Character design: Jouji Sawada
- Series composition: Ryunosuke Kingetsu
- Sound director: Ryousuke Naya
- Music: Taku Iwasaki
- Animation production: AXsiZ
The main cast for Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc to Renkin no Kishi includes:
Ryōta Ōsaka as Montmorency.
Yuko Ono as Jeanne d'Arc.
Hisako Tojo as Astaroth.
Manami Numakura as Richemont.
Saori Ōnishi as Charlotte.
Yūki Takada as Phillip.
And as Shizuka Ishigami as La Hire.
The story of Ulysses: Jeanne d'Arc to Renkin no Kishi follows Montmorency, the son of a French nobleman who studies to be an alchemist knight at an academy in Paris. However, after the Battle of Agincourt and the fall of Paris, the school for alchemist knights is closed and Montmorency loses everything. While on the run, Montmorency encounters a mysterious village girl named Jeanne.
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