The upcoming Reign of the Seven Spellblades has revealed new details on the additional cast for the academy staff in the anime. The new cast additions include Atsuko Tanaka as Esmeralda, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Luther Garland, and Hiroki Touchi as Darius Grenville.J.C. Staff is animating the series, which will premiere this July.
Previously announced cast members for Reign of the Seven Spellblades include:
- Shoya Chiba as Richard Andrews
- Ai Kakuma as Vera Miligan
- Ai Kayano as Ophelia Salvadori
- Atsushi Imaruoka as Cyrus Rivermoore
- Satoshi Hino as Alvin Godfrey
- Kazutomi Yamamoto as Carlos Whitrow.
- Shinsuke Sugawara as Guy Greenwood
- Hitomi Oowada as Katie Aalto
- Misuzu Yamada as Michela McFarlane
- Yuka Nukui as Nanao Hibiya
- Atsushi Tamaru as Oliver Horn
- Ruhi Sugiyama as Pete Reston
Masato Matsune is directing the series, while Shogo Yasukawa is responsible for the series composition, and Sodai Suwa for the character designs. Meanwhile, Kujira Yumemi is composing the music, Yoshikazu Iwanami is the sound director, and Yusuke Sakamoto is the photography director.
Reign of the Seven Spellblades anime is based on a light novel series of the same name by Bokuto Uno and illustrated by Ruria Miyuki. The novel has been published under ASCII Media Works’ Dengeki Bunko imprint since September 2018. It then received a manga adaptation with art by Sakae Esuno. Kadokawa’s Monthly Shonen Ace has been serializing the manga since May 2019.
Yen Press has licensed the manga in English, describing the plot as:
Springtime at Kimberly Magic Academy brings a new batch of first-year students, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as they begin their journey to become full-fledged mages. Among these newcomers are Oliver Horn, a studious boy equally skilled with the wand and the blade, and Nanao Hibiya, a strong-willed samurai girl from the distant nation of Yamatsu. The wheels of fate bring these two souls together at Kimberly, where they become both comrades and rivals in equal measure. However, lurking within the academy’s halls are countless dangers and dark secrets guaranteed to threaten not only their friendship-but their very lives…
Source: Official Website
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