The Journey of Elaina Casts an Enchanting Spell as a TV Anime

Teaser video reveals main cast and staff for upcoming adaptation based on fantasy light novel series

A teaser image for the upcoming Majo no Tabitabi TV anime, aka The Journye of Elaina, featuring the witch Elaina and her friend riding brooms in from of a gothic walled city.


It's official, folks! Majo no Tabitabi (known in English as "The Journey of Elaina"), a fantasy light novel series written by Jougi Shiraishi and illustrated by Azure about a witch who embarks on a relaxing trip to see the world, is being adapted into a TV anime. In addition to the teaser image above and the teaser video below, the main staff has been revealed, including:


  • Original work: Jougi Shiraishi (published by SB Creative under their GA Novel imprint)
  • Original character draft: Azure
  • Director: Toshiyuki Kubooka
  • Series composition, screenplay: Kazuyuki Fudeyasu
  • Character design: Takeshi Oda
  • Concept design: Kazumasa Ochio
  • Animation production: C2C


The main cast of Majo no Tabitabi includes actors from the audio drama CDs reprising their roles for the TV anime, including:


  • Kaede Hondo as Elaina, a wandering witch and the main character of the series.
  • Kana Hanazawa as Fran, a mysterious and elusive witch who serves as Elaina's mentor.
  • And Tomoyo Kurosawa as Saya, a witch from a distant land far to the East.



An English language version of Majo no Tabitabi is in-development from Yen Press under the title Wandering Witch: The Journey of Elaina, with the first volume scheduled to be published on January 21, 2020. Yen Press describes the story of the series as follows:


Once upon a time, there was a witch named Elaina, who set off on a journey across the world. Along the way, she would meet all kinds of people, from a country full of witches to a giant in love with his own muscles-but with each meeting, Elaina would become a small part of their story, and her own world would get a little bit bigger.


The release date for the Majo no Tabitabi TV anime has not yet been revealed.


Source: Comic Natalie


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