Hirotsugu Ryuusen's Fantasy Light Novel She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man Gets TV Anime Adaptation
The series has printed more than one million copies
Japanese publisher Micro Magazine announced today that a TV anime adaptation of Hirotsugu Ryuusen's fantasy light novel series Kenja no Deshi wo Nanoru Kenja / She professed herself the pupil of the wise man gets a green light. Its broadcast schedule has not yet been finalized.
The series was first serialized on the user-generated novel publishing website Shousetsuka ni Narou from April 2012, then its print edition with illustrations by Fuzi Choco has been published from Micro Magazine's GC Novels imprint since April 2014. Including its manga adaptation illustrated by Dicca Suemitsu, the series has printed more than one million copies so far, and the novel's latest 13th volume is set to be available in Japan this Friday, May 29.
In the VRMMO "Arc Earth Online," Kagami Sakimori has been role-playing as Dumbruff, one of the Nine Wisemen. But after falling asleep while playing, he is transported to a world where the game has become a reality, and he realizes that he can't log out from the game world. What's more, instead of the veteran Wiseman, he takes on the form of a beautiful innocent girl... When he is asked who he is, he calls himself Mira (kagami means mirror in Japanese), a disciple of the Wiseman, to avoid losing Dumbruff's dignity that he has built. Then he travels the world in search of the other Nine Wisemen at the request of his friend King Solomon.
Novel 1st and 13th volume covers:
Source: Micro Magazine press release
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