The Reincarnated as a Sword anime has received a new trailer and key visual, along with a September 28 premiere date. Regular terrestrial broadcast will begin 1 week later on October 5. Studio C2C is in charge of the production, with Shinji Ishihira as the director. You can watch the new trailer:
The new key visual:
The opening and ending theme songs were also revealed. KISIDA KYODAN & THE AKEBOSI ROCKETS perform the opening”Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita” while Maon Kurosaki performs the ending “more＜STRONGLY”. They’ve also announced 2 new cast members, and they are Ami Koshimizu as Amanda and Wataru Hatano as Klimt.
The main cast for the Reincarnated as a Sword anime was previously revealed and has Shinichiro Miki as the sword called Master and Ai Kakuma as Fran. Besides the director Shinji Ishihira, the staff includes:
- Series composition: Takahiro Nagano
- Screenwriter: Takahiro Nagano
- Character design: Atsuko Saito
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
Yu Tanaka writes the original Reincarnated as a Sword light novel. The novel started off on the Shosetsuka ni Naro website in October 2015 with illustrations by LLO. GC Novels started publishing it in the light novel format in 2016. A manga adaptation by Tomowo Maruyama is ongoing as well, and there is also a spin-off manga Reincarnated as a Sword: Another Wish by Hinako Inoue, which began in June 2020. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the light novel, the manga, and the spin-off manga and they describe the story:
When a 30-year-old salaryman and games enthusiast is suddenly killed in a car accident, he finds himself reborn into a fantasy world…but in the form of a sword! Now he’s in search of a beautiful woman to wield him, and a catgirl named Fran might be the exact adventuring partner he needs.
Source: Official Twitter
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