The Dawn of the Witch anime revealed a new key visual and April 2022 release date. Staff and the cast information is now also available, along with the official website and a Twitter account.
The key visual depicts four characters – Holt (left), Cervil (back), Ross (front), and Coudeau on the right. The official website says they are confronting an enemy in the scene.
The cast for the four characters are as follows. Umeda Shuichiro will play the role of Cervil while, Okasaki Miho, who is known for the voice of Rimuru (TenSura) will voice Ross. Suzushiro Sayumi, who acted as Takemoto Uruka (We Never Learn) in 2019, will voice Holt, and Yashiro Taku, who voices Ares in this season’s Banished from the Hero’s Party), will star as Coudeau.
Kuwabara Satoshi (Girlfriend, Girlfriend) is directing the anime and doing series composition. Kobashiri Kakeru and Morita Mayumi will take control of the script. Iwasaki Reina will design the characters, while Saiki Tatsuhiko (Girlfriend, Girlfriend) will handle the music. Tezuka Productions is producing the anime.
The Dawn of the Witch
The anime is based on the light novel by author Kobashiri Kakeru and illustrator Iwasaki Takashi. The light novel started serialization in 2018, and it currently has three volumes, with the last one coming out in May this year. A manga adaptation by Tatsuwo is also ongoing, with the 4th volume that was released on October 7, 2021.
Kodansha USA has been publishing the manga adaptation in English and describes the plot as:
Cervil is a magic student with no memories of his life before he met a mysterious blond woman in an alley. Now he travels with his teacher, Ross—another student, Holt, and the beastman Coudeau for “special training”… but this field trip may not be as routine as it seems!Kodansha USA