Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King movie has revealed a new trailer ahead of its March 31 premiere, as well as new cast information. Studio Pierrot is in charge of the animation, and the movie will be streaming on Netflix. The movie doesn’t follow the manga but it will include some flashy action scenes. The trailer also features the theme song by TREASURE, titled “HERE I STAND”:
Miyuki Sawashiro, Fumiya Takahashi, and Hochu Otsuka are joining the cast as original characters.
The information was revealed during the Jump Festa panel dedicated to the movie. The panel was attended by the main cast and Toshihiko Seki, who is voicing Conrad. The anime movie previously revealed a key visual, featuring the characters that will have major roles. You can check that out below:
The main staff for Black Clover: Sword of the Wizard King includes Ayataka Tanemura as the director, Itsuko Takeda as the character designer and Minako Seki ias the music composer. Johnny Onda is credited as one of the scriptwriters. The story will feature the previous Wizard King Conrad and tell an original story supervised by the Black Clover author Yuki Tabata.
The Black Clover manga by has been serialized in the Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since 2015, and it entered its final arc in August. It’s available to read on Viz Media’s website, MANGA Plus website, and the Shonen Jump mobile app in English. It received a 170-episode anime adaptation by Studio Pierrot, which ran from 2017 to 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the anime, and they describe the story as:
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: Jump Festa 2023
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