Episode 9 of The Strongest Sage WIth the Weakest Crest anime has introduced the new character, Giluas, which is voiced by Yoshitsugu Matsuoka. The official Twitter of the anime also revealed some information regarding the VA and the character he’s voicing:
The 9th episode of the anime aired on March 5, 2022. Giluas is the strongest adventurer in the Radinia Alliance. The graph in the tweet above shows that he has very high HP and combat capability. Giluas was the strongest person Matthias met so far in the anime.
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka is also known for voicing Kirito from Sword Art Online, Souma Yukihira from Shokugeki no Soma, Betelgeuse Romanée-Conti from Re:Zero, Inosuke Hashibira from Demon Slayer, Sora/Riku Dola from No Game No Life, Tomoya Aki from Saekano, Haruto Amakawa/Rio from Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles, Freed Sellzen from High School DxD, Francois Auric from Shakugan no Shana, Fuutarou Uesugi from The Quintessential Quintuplets, Bat from Tanmoshi, Bell Cranel from DanMachi, Ren Amaki from The Rising of the Shield Hero, Lubbock from Akame Ga Kill!, Xiao from Genshin Impact, and many more iconic characters. You can check out more of his roles in our birthday feature:
The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest anime premiered on January 8, 2022, and it currently has 9 episodes. J.C. Staff (Toradora) is animating the series, while Noriaki Akitaya (Castle Down Dandelion) is directing it. You can watch the show on Crunchyroll.
The anime is based on Shinkoshoto’s The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest light novel series. SB Creative has been publishing it since May 2017, and it currently has 14 volumes. A manga adaptation is also being serialized by Square Enix on Manga UP! magazine.
His strength limited by the magical crest with which he was born. Mathias, the world’s most powerful sage, decides reincarnation is necessary to become the strongest of all. Upon his rebirth as a young boy, Mathias is thrilled to discover he’s been born with the optimal crest for magical combat on his first try! Unfortunately, the world he’s been born into has abysmally poor standards when it comes to magic. And everyone thinks he’s still marked for failure! Now it’s up to Mathias to prove everyone wrong…world’s strongest sage-style!Square Enix
Source: Official Twitter
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