The upcoming Reincarnated as a Sword anime adaptation revealed a teaser trailer, along with a key visual and an October 2022 premiere date. The staff information has also been revealed. Studio C2C will be animating the series.
The staff includes:
- Director: Shinji Ishihira
- Series composition: Takahiro Nagano
- Screenwriter: Takahiro Nagano
- Character design: Atsuko Saito
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
The main cast for Reincarnated as a Sword anime was previously revealed and includes Shinichiro Miki as Master and Ai Kakuma as Fran.
Reincarnated as a Sword, also known as Tenken, is a Japanese light novel series written by Yu Tanaka. LLO provided illustrations for the novel which started off as a web novel on the user-generated Shosetsuka ni Naro website in October of 2015. GC Novels started publishing it in the light novel format in 2016 and it currently has 12 volumes. A manga adaptation by Tomowo Maruyama has also been ongoing since 2016 and is currently has 10 volumes. A spin-off manga titled Reincarnated as a Sword: Another Wish started publishing on the Comic Ride website in June of 2020. Hinako Inoue authored the spin-off. Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the light novel, the manga, and the spin-off manga and describes the plot as:
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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