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World's Finest Assassin Features a Real-Life Sniper

Did you know that the new action anime The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat is so detailed that it features a real-life sniper model? The primary weapon that the protagonist is using in the anime is based on the CheyTac M200 sniper, according to the director, Masafumi Tamura. Tamura shared this bit of information during the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021 in August.

Satoshi Motonaga, Producer (left)
Masafumi Tamura, Director (right)

The CheyTac M200 is a bolt-action sniper rifle categorized as an anti-materiel rifle (AMR). For additional information, an anti-materiel rifle (AMR) attacks military equipment rather than people (“anti-personnel”). British SAS and Polish GROM are some of the elite army units that commonly use the CheyTac M200.

CheyTac M200 via CheyTac USA

You can see the similarities on the screenshot below:

Cast & Production

With such a great series, comes great artists and minds. Masafumi Tamura will be directing the series at SILVER LINK and studio palette along with Satoshi Motonaga as the producer. Katsuhiko Takayama will be writing the script while Eri Nagata will be in charge of the character design.

Kenji Akabane will be voicing the main character Lugh along with Reina Ueda as Dia. Meanwhile, Yūki Takada will lend her voice to Tarte and Shino Shimoji will voice Maha.

The World’s Finest Assassin Synopsis

When a great assassin is reborn in another world, he finds himself the heir to a long line of killers from the shadows. With both his modern-day knowledge and experience and the special magic and techniques of this new world, he could very well become the most unstoppable assassin in history…!

– Yen Press

All things considered, it’s no wonder fans voted The World’s Finest Assassin as the best anime of week 1 for Fall 2021. Combined with well-structured storytelling, the series fully live up to the hype with many small details that make up a whole.

You can read more information in the behind-the-scenes of The World’s Finest Assassin. You can also vote for the series here in our weekly polls.

Source: Virtual Crunchyroll Expo 2021
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