The The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy light novel is getting a TV anime, according to the latest promotional trailer. Miyashita Saki (Siesta in The Detective is Already Dead) narrates the pv, and you can watch it below:
Yū Shimizu writes the original light novel, while Asagi Tōsaka draws the illustrations. It first released in May 2019, and there are 7 compiled volumes so far, with volume 8 set to release on October 25. You can see the cover for Volume 8:
Yen Press licensed it in English, and they describe 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?
The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy anime project was confirmed to be a TV anime. We might get some new info soon along with the new volume release. Meanwhile, the light novel series has an ongoing manga adaptation as well. Asuka Keigen is in charge of it, and it’s been ongoing since November 2019.
Source: Kadokawa YouTube
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