Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King Anime Film Reveals Striking New Poster, New Character

Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King hits Netflix on March 31

 Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King


New character announcements for the upcoming Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King anime film just keep on coming, with the original tale announcing today that Kamen Rider Zero-One actor Fumiya Takahashi will be joining the cast of the film as Jester, a mysterious mage who works with the former Magic Emperor Conrad.


Alongside the new character announcement, the main key visual for the film was released as well as details on what theatergoers in Japan will get when they see the film in March 2023.


 Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King


Fumiya Takahashi (Aruto Hiden in Kamen Rider Zero-One) as Jester (name romanization not confirmed)

 Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King


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Those who see Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King in theaters in Japan in the film's first week will be given manga volume 23.5. The volume features original setting materials by creator Yuki Tabata, an original story and interviews with voice actors Fumiya Takahashi and Marie Iitoyo.


Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King premieres in Japanese theaters and Netflix around the world on March 31, 2023, with Ayataka Tanemura returning to direct from the TV anime series at Pierrot. The entire Black Clover TV anime is available to watch here on Crunchyroll, which describes it as such:


In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!


Source: Black Clover film official website (1, 2, 3)


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Daryl Harding is a Senior Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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