Reign of the Seven Spellblades TV Anime Reveals July 2023 Premiere in First Trailer, Visual
The lead cast and staff for the series were also announced
School for Kimberly Magic Academy starts this July as the TV anime adaptation of Bokuto Uno's Reign of the Seven Spellblades light novel series was revealed today to be premiering this July. To celebrate the announcement of the broadcast month, the first trailer and visual were unveiled alongside the main staff and cast.
The main staff and cast for the Reign of the Seven Spellblades TV anime include:
- Director - Masato Matsune (WIXOSS DIVA(A)LIVE)
- Series Composer - Shogo Yasukawa (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma)
- Character Designer - Takehiro Suwa (Teasing Master Takagi-san season 2)
- Music - Kujira Yumemi (Kubo Won't Let Me Be Invisible)
- Animation Production - J.C.STAFF
- Oliver Horn - Atsushi Tamaru (Mochizo Oji in Tamako Market)
- Nanao Hibiya - Yuka Nukui (Anne Halford in Sugar Apple Fairy Tale)
- Michela McFarlane - Misuzu Yamada (Koshi Nagumo in Mother of the Goddess' Dormitory)
- Katie Aalto - Hitomi Owada (Charlotte in TONIKAWA: Over The Moon For You)
- Pete Reston - Riho Sugiyama (Minare Koda in Wave, Listen to Me!)
- Guy Greenwood - Shinsuke Sugawara (Kei Kuramoto in Flying Witch)
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Featuring illustrations by Ruria Miyuki, the first volume launched in September 2018 with the 11th hitting shelves in Japan today. There's also a manga adaptation by Sakae Esuno that's serialized in Shonen Ace magazine. Yen Press publishes the series in English and sums up the story below:
Springtime at Kimberly Magic Academy, when new students begin their first year. One boy, clad in black robes with a white cane and sword strapped to his hip, approaches the prestigious school. This young man—Oliver—must form a bond with a katana wielding girl named Nanao if he's to survive the dangers he's to face at this school that is anything but what it seems!
Source: Press Release
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.