The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy anime has revealed an October 2 release date, while the episodes will air one week early in Japan on ABEMA (Premium) from September 25. Studio Passione is animating the adaptation, with Hiroyuki Morita as the director.
Chiai Fujikawa performs the opening theme song “1000-nen Ai,” while Kaho performs the ending theme song “Yururi.” Watch the anime trailer:
Besides the director Hiroyuki Morita, the staff for the anime includes Takayuki Noguchi and Satsuki Hayasaka as the character designers, Kunihiko Okada as the series composer and scriptwriter, Yuji Nomi as the music composer, and Hisayoshi Hirasawa as the sound director. The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy voice cast includes:
- Marina Inoue as Leonis Death Magnus
- Yui Ishikawa as Riselia Ray Crystalia
- Hiromi Igarashi as Elphine Fillet
- Aya Suzaki as Regina Mercedes
- Honoka Kuroki as Sakuya Sieglinde
- Arisa Nakada as Shary Shadow Assassin
- Ai Kakuma as Roselia
- Tomofumi Ikezoe as Blackas
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Leonis
The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy is based on a light novel written by Yu Shimizu and illustrated by Asagi Tosaka. It began serialization in 2019 in MF Bunko J imprint. A manga adaptation with Asuka Keigen’s art is also ongoing in Shonen Ace magazine. Yen Press licensed light novel series in English, and they describes the story:
Battles for ancient kingdoms are nothing compared to the battles of a classroom!
Awakening from magical stasis after a thousand years, the Dark Lord Leonis suddenly finds himself in the body of a ten-year-old boy! He quickly meets Riselia, a girl confronting the Voids, creatures that have nearly exterminated humanity. Determined to uncover the mysteries of this strange new era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight back against these enigmatic monsters. Could the Voids hold some connection to Leonis’s past?
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