Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-Dai) no Slow na Second Life Fantasy Light Novel Gets TV Anime in January 2023

The total number of the series in circulation has exceeded one million copies

 

 

The official Twitter for Kodansha's Monthly Young Magazine confirmed today that a TV anime adaptation of Rokujuyon Okazawa's fantasy light novel series Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-Dai) no Slow na Second Life (The Slow Second Life of the Fired Dark Soldier in His 30s) is set to premiere in January 2023.

 

The novel was first serialized on the Japanese user-generated novel publishing website Shousetsuka ni Narou from November 2018 to July 2020, then its print edition was published for three volumes by Kodansha from August 2019 to March 2020. Also, its manga adaptation illustrated by Rurekutye has been serialized in the publisher's Monthly Young Magazine and its latest seventh volume is released in Japan today, July 20. The news of the anime adaptation was also revealed on the wrap-around jacket band of the volume. The total number of the series in circulation has exceeded one million copies.

 

 

Synopsis (from the novel):

 

Dariel, a dark soldier in the demon king's army who cannot use magic, has risen to the position of assistant to the Four Generals with his talent and energy, and has been wielding his skill. However, as soon as the Four Generals are replaced, Dariel is fired from the army. Dariel is devastated, but when he arrives in a human village, he finds that his adventuring skills, which are supposed to be useless to demons, have blossomed! "I was... human?" Dariel decides to spend his second life in this village, and the requests start pouring in! Trouble! False charge! Duel! With his natural skills and the adjusting power that he developed in his old place, the former dark soldier solves them all!

 

 

 

 

Thee manga adaptation's illustrator Rurekutye posts an illustration to celebrate the anime adaptation news.

 

 

 

Novel 1st and 3rd volume covers:

 

 

Manga 1st and 7th volume covers:

 


 

Source: Monthly Young Magazine official Twitter

 

©Rokujuyon Okazaki/ Kodansha Ltd.

©Rokujuyon Okazaki, Rurekutye/ Kodansha Ltd.

 

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