On the official Twitter account for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by mayoidoufu and illustrated by Kurogin, Kuro no Shoukanshi (Black Summoner: A Combat Maniac’s Ascension), a new promotional image for the project was revealed. The visual is released after the broadcast of today’s episode and includes the characters Melfina, Kelvin, Rion, Sera, Efil, and Gerard.
The series has been broadcast since July 9 and the number of episodes it will have has not yet been confirmed, while the platform Crunchyroll handles its distribution in the West. mayoidoufu began publication of the novel independently through the site Shousetsuka ni Naroupublished through the publisher OVERLAP in Japan since June 2016. A manga adaptation by the hand of Gin Amou is in publication through the service Comic Gardo since January 2018.
- Kouki Uchiyama like Kelvin.
- Manaka Iwami like Efil.
- Queen Ueda like Melfina.
- Yoshimasa Hiraike (Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii, Working!!, Amagami SS) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios Satellite and the writing and supervision of the scripts.
- Miwa Ooshima (Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu, Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan, Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta) is in charge of character design in collaboration with Kou Inaba Y Sachiko Oohashi.
- Michiru (Honzuki no Gekokujou: Shisho ni Naru Tame ni wa Shudan wo Erandeiraremasen 3rd Season, Dance Dance Danseur) Y yuria miyazono is responsible for the composition of the soundtrack.
Synopsis for Kuro no Shoukanshi
“If you really want to get stronger, you have to challenge and defeat those stronger than you.” While being transmigrated to another world, Kelvin exchanged his memories for a collection of powerful new abilities. He embarks on the ultimate adventure as the world’s strongest Summoner, and his first Follower is the very goddess who brought him forth. He – soon discovers that his true nature is that of a battle junkie. Does anyone want to fight? Sure, let it begin!
Facing one formidable foe after another, Kelvin can barely contain his delight as he basks in the sheer exhilaration of a good fight. The curtain rises on an epic saga as this black-clad warrior and his allies make their way into the annals of history. Colorful characters and exciting battles come to life in this visual tale of Doufu Mayoi’s light novel series.
Font: Official Twitter Account