On the official site for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by hayaken and illustrated by Nagu, Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire (Eiyuuou, Bu wo Kiwameru Tame Tenseisu: Soshite, Sekai Saikyou no Minarai Kishi), the second promotional video for the project was released. The video confirms that the premiere is scheduled for January 9, 2023 in Japanand reveals the information of the musical themes, including:
- AUO feat. MORISAKI WIN They perform the opening theme titled “DAY1“, while Yuinishio performs the closing theme titled “Self Hug Big Love“.
New members of the voice cast include:
- atsushi tamaru like Raphael Billford.
- yuichi nakamura like Leon Olfer.
- Katsuyuki Konishi as The Black Masked Man.
- mugihito like Old King English.
The platform crunchyroll will handle the distribution of this anime in the West. For their part, the light novels have already inspired an adaptation to a two-episode short series, released in November 2020 and available through the publisher’s official YouTube channel. For his part, hayaken Y Kuromura began publishing the light novels through the publishing label HJ Bunko of Hobby Japan in November 2019.
- Akari Kitou like English.
- Ai Kakuma like Raffinia.
- Tomori Kusunoki like Leone Otta.
- Wakana Kuramochi as Liselotte Arcia.
- Naoyuki Kuzuya (Bikini Warriors, Bus Gamer) is in charge of directing the anime at Studio Comet.
- Mitsutaka Hirota (Kanojo, Okarishimasu, Gyakkyou Burai Kaiji: Ultimate Survivor, Nanbaka) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
- Reichiro Ofuji is in charge of character design, with the assistance of Tomoko Miyakawa, Rion Matsuda Y Maki Fukui.
- Kenta Higashouji (Build Divide: Code Black, Sakura Kakumei: Hanasaku Otome-tachi) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Synopsis for Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire
With the blessing of the Goddess, he became a “Divine Knight” and founded an Empire. As time passed, he grew older, and by the time the heavens called him, the Goddess appeared before him, asking his last wish. He wished to reincarnate in the future. He devoted his entire life to his people, not having time to master his own arts. This time, he wishes to live for himself, forging his body to the limit. The Goddess fulfilled his wish. In the distant future, the King will be reincarnated as the “daughter” of a renowned family of Knights. And, in some circumstances, she is labeled as a Knight failure, however… 「How convenient. I can be on the front line without needing any rank. There is no better training than actual combat! 」. Thus, the legend of the world’s strongest and most beautiful Disciple Knight (but man inside) has begun.
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