The upcoming anime series Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles revealed a new promotional video on April 16, 2021. TMS Entertainment will produce the series under the direction of Osamu Yamasaki.
The new isekai series Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is set to premiere this July. A new key visual was also released.
Cast & Production
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Rio/Haruto Amakawa
Ayaka Suwa as young Rio
Akane Fujita as Celia Claire
Yūki Kuwahara as Aishia
Tomori Kusunoki as Latifa
Sayaka Harada as Miharu Ayase
Sayumi Suzushiro as Christina Beltrum
Kaede Hondo as Flora Beltrum
Sayaka Kaneko as Roanna Fontaine
Kenji Hamada as Alfred Emerle
Atsushi Tamaru as Charles Arbor
Koji Yusa as Reiss Vulfe
Nao Tōyama as Liselotte Cretia
Hiyori Nitta as Sara
Yukina Shutō as Orphia
Asuka Nishi as Alma
Director: Osamu Yamasaki
Scriptwriter: Osamu Yamasaki, Mitsutaka Hirota, Megumu Sasano, and Yoshiko Nakamura
Character Design: Kyoko Yufu
Art Director: Osahiko Segawa
Color Key Artist: Tomoko Kohioki
Cinematographer: Norimasa Teramoto
Editor: Keisuke Yanagi
Composer: Yasuyuki Yamazaki
Music Production: Nippon Columbia and TMS Music
Sound Director: Hiroto Morishita
Sound Effects Director: Shota Yaso
Music Producer: KANON
Fun fact: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is also known for voice acting Kirito from Sword Art Online series, Inosuke from Demon Slayer, and Xiao from Genshin Impact!
Meet Rio: a callous orphaned boy living in the slums. At only 7-years-old, he realizes he’s actually the reincarnation of Haruto Amakawa, a Japanese university student with a tragic past.
While still reeling from this shocking epiphany, Rio also comes to learn that he possesses extremely potent magical abilities and uses his new powers to solve the kidnapping case of a little girl.
His good deed is acknowledged, and he’s rewarded by being enrolled into… a prestigious academy for noble children…?
Synopsis via J-Novel Club
Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is a light novel series written by Yuri Kitayama and illustrated by Riv. The series began serialization in February 2014 via the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō.
A manga adaptation illustrated by tenkla was serialized online via Hobby Japan’s Comic Fire website in October 2016. Sadly, it was discontinued in February 2017 due to the artist’s poor health.
Luckily, a second manga adaptation illustrated by Futago Minaduki has been serialized online via the same website in July 2017 having 5 volumes as of date. Additionally, both the light novel and second manga have been licensed globally by J-Novel Club.
You can watch the new promotional video here.
The series’ website also announced that the pre-registration for the new RPG game based on the franchise is now open.
Moreover, you can read more stories here!