Adaptation of fantasy light novel series hits Japanese airwaves in October of 2020
A new key visual and a bunch of new cast members have been revealed for By the Grace of the Gods (known in Japan as Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko), an upcoming TV anime based on the series of isekai fantasy light novels written by Roy and illustrated by Ririnra about a man who is reincarnated in a magical world where friendly slimes become his companions.
The new cast members announced for By the Grace of the Gods include:
- Yūki Kuwahara as Eliaria.
- Daisuke Ono as Reinhart.
- Marika Kouno as Miya.
- Motomu Kiyokawa as Gain.
- Kikuko Inoue as Lulutia.
- Makoto Koichi as Kufo.
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Ryoma Takebayashi.
- And Makoto Furukawa as Tabuchi.
The original By the Grace of the Gods light novels are published in Japan by Hobby Japan under their HJ Novels imprint, and an English language version is also available from J-Novel Club. Funimation describes the story of the series as follows:
When 39-year-old Takebayashi Ryoma dies from blood loss (after sneezing and hitting his head on the ground), he is reincarnated as an 8-year-old boy in a fantasy world. Not the greatest way to bite the dust, but at least he reincarnates! Set on this path by three major gods, Ryoma begins to live a life of solitude in the forest, studying slimes. But if you’re a fan of isekai…you know life for him won’t be that simple.
The By the Grace of the Gods TV anime is directed by Takeyuki Yanase and features series composition by Kazeyuki Fudeyasu and animation production by Maho Films. The series is scheduled to begin broadcasting in Japan in October of 2020, and it will also stream in the United States via Funimation.
Copyright notice: © Roy・Hobby Japan / "By the Grace of the Gods" Production Committee
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