RE:ZERO Director & Illustrator's New Original Anime Granbelm Set for Summer 2019

Nexus (Wakaba Girl, Comic Girls) works on anime production


The Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- TV anime director Masaharu Watanabe teams up

with the Re:ZERO novel illustrator Shinichiro Otsuka for a new original anime Granbelm to be aired

in Japan in the summer of 2019. Jukki Hanada (Love Live! series)  serves as series composition 

writer, Nexus (Wakaba Girl, Comic Girls) works on anime production.


The anime's official website and Twitter have opened with a teaser visual introducing its two main 

characters: Mangetsu Kohinata (CV: Miyuri Shimabukuro) and Shingetsu Ernesta Fukami (Atsumi

Tanezaki), along with a 30-second teaser trailer.


Story introduction:

A long time ago, magical powers disappeared from all over the world, and the magic that enriched

people's life has been lost from the history. Then time flows, the story is set in modern day. A normal

high school student Mangetsu Kohinata, and Shingetsu Ernesta Fukami who has been tossed by the

history. The two encounter in the night when the full moon looks so big. The lost magical powers and

the magical doll Almanax. When finding out the secret of the world, the girl makes up her mind.



Main staff:

  • Original story: ProjectGRANBELM
  • Director: Masaharu Watanabe (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-)
  • Series composition: Jukki Hanada (Love Live! series)
  • Original character design: Shinichiro Otsuka (Re:ZERO novel illustrator)
  • Produce: infinite (Iroduku: The World in Colors
  • Anime production: Nexus (Wakaba Girl, Comic Girls)



Mangetsu Kohinata: Miyuri Shimabukuro (Yuuna Yunohana in Yuuna and the Haunted Hot Springs)


Shingetsu Ernesta Fukami: Atsumi Tanezaki (Rio Futaba in Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai)


The two will introduce the world of Granbelm at the DMM pictures booth (J69) in AnimeJapan 2019 at

13:00 on March 23.




Source: Anime "Granbelm" official website / Twitter




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