The Eminence in Shadow has released the teaser trailers and preview images for episode 2. The second episode will air on October 12, 2022, and we will be able to see Kagenou’s daily life after he gets reincarnated into another world. You can watch the video below:
Another preview video for episode 2 features more information about Shadow Garden and how they came to be.
The Eminence in Shadow anime premiered on October 5, 2022, and it currently has 1 episode. Studio Nexus is animating the series with Kazuya Nakanishi as the director. You can watch the anime on HIDIVE.
Enterbrain has been serializing Daisuke Aizawa’s Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! (The Eminence in Shadow) light novel series with Tōzai’s illustrations since November 2018, and it currently has 4 volumes available. A manga adaptation by Anri Sakano is currently being published by Kadokawa Shoten, and as of now, it has 7 volumes in circulation. Seta U is working on a spin-off manga titled Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! Shadow Gaiden, and it is being serialized by the same publisher since July 2019. Right now, it has 2 volumes available. Yen Press licensed the The Eminence in Shadow light novel series in English.
HIDIVE descrives theplot of the anime as:
When Cid is isekai’d to another world, he creates an underground organization to live out a fight against a made-up cult. Little does he know the cult is real, and they’re not happy his power fantasy just impeded their plans!
Source: Official Twitter
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