The official Twitter account for The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest TV anime has revealed a new trailer, as well as a January 2022 release date. Studio J.C. Staff is in charge of the production, and fripSide performs the opening theme “Leap of faith”, while Yuki Nakashima performs the ending theme “Day of Bright Sunshine”. You can watch the new trailer:
The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest anime was first announced at the GA Fes 2021 event. Shinkoshoto writes the original light novel, while Huuka Kazabana is in charge of the illustrations. It also has a manga adaptation with art by LIVER JAM&POPO, which started in July 2017 on Square Enix’s online manga magazine Manga UP! They describe the story:
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!
The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest is another reincarnation-basedstory, and the trailer shows a bit of what the MC will be going through. You can also see the key visual for the anime: