Reborn to Master the Blade’s second promotional video, opening and ending songs, additional cast and staff members, and the January 9 premiere date were all revealed on Thursday on the official website for the new television anime adaptation of Hayaken’s Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire (Eiyū-Ō, Bu o Kiwameru Tame Tensei-Su: Soshite, Sekai Saikyō no Minarai Kishi) light novel series.
WHEN AND WHERE TO WATCH Reborn to Master the Blade:
Reborn to Master the Blade’s first airing in Japan is scheduled for January 10 at 1:45 a.m. (January 9 at 11:45 a.m. EST). After that, it will air on AT-X and BS TV Tokyo in Japan.
The anime will be available on Crunchyroll shortly after it airs.
This anime has been licensed for release in Asia by Muse Asia.
On January 8th, at the United Cinemas Toyosu in Tokyo, Japan, there will be a special preview showing of the anime. The first two episodes of “Reborn to Master the Blade” will be screened.
ABOUT Reborn to Master the Blade:
J-Novel Club licensed the light novel series, and it describes the series:
Hero-King Inglis’s last wish is to live again as a warrior. Though when he awakens, he realizes he’s been reborn as a girl to a noble family! Even when rejected from the knighthood, she sets out to be the most extraordinary squire there ever was.
In March 2019, Hayaken started posting chapters of the original novel on the website Shsetsu ni Naru (Let’s Be Novelists).
These books, illustrated by Nagu, are being printed under Hobby Japan’s HJ Bunko imprint.
The manga is being released in parts by Moto Kuromura on the Comic Fire page of the Hobby Japan website.
In November 2020, two short anime films were based on the light novel series.
CAST AND STAFF MEMBERS:
The additional cast members are:
- Atsushi Tamaru as Rafael Billford
- Yūichi Nakamura as Leon Olfer
- Katsuyuki Konishi as The Black Masked man
- Mugihito as Old King Inglis
Previously announced cast members include:
- Akari Kitō as Inglis Eucus
- Ai Kakuma as Rafinha Bilford
- Tomori Kusunoki as Leone Olfa
- Wakana Kuramochi as Liselotte Arcia
- Haruka Shiraishi as Eris
- Eri Kitamura as Sistia Rouge
- Naomi Ōzora as Ripple
The new promotional video previews the anime’s opening song, “Day 1” by AUO feat. MORISAKI WIN. Yui Nishio will perform the ending song, “Self Hug, Big Love.”
Naoyuki Kuzuya (Saiyuki Gaiden, Wild Adapter, Jūza Engi Engetsu Sangokuden) is directing the anime at Studio Comet. Mitsutaka Hirota (Rent-A-Girlfriend, Edens Zero, Anime-Gataris) is in charge of series scripts.
The characters are designed by Reiichir fuji (Fairy Ranmaru Bank animation director), with Tomoko Miyakawa, Rion Matsuda, and Maki Fukui serving as sub-character designers.
Ōfuji, Miyakawa, and Matsuda are the chief animation directors, alongside Masayuki Nomoto.
Fumiyuki Go is the sound director, while Emi Takanashi is credited for sound effects.
Additional staff for the anime includes:
Color Design: Eiko Nishi (Management of a Novice Alchemist, The Detective Is Already Dead)
Art Directors: Hiroshi Gouroku (Fate/Grand Order Final Singularity – Grand Temple of Time: Solomon), Atsushi Satomi (Chizu no Nai Bōken), Mame
Director of Photography: Kenji Takehara (Arifureta – From Commonplace to World’s Strongest)
CG Director: Hayato Numajiri (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare)
Editing: Kiyotaka Miyake (Initial D, Doraemon: Boku no Umareta Hi)
Magic Stone Beast Design: Yoshiki Kuga (Tokyo Ghoul: re, Kingdom)
Music Production: Nippon Columbia
Sound Production: Bit Grooove Promotion