Funimation to Stream King's Raid Anime

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posted on 2020-09-28 15:01 EDT by Jennifer Sherman

Series based on smartphone RPG premieres on October 2

Funimation announced on Monday that it will stream KING’S RAID: Successors of the Will (King's Raid: Ishi o Tsugumono-tachi), the television anime of South Korean developer Vespa's King's Raid smartphone RPG app, during the fall 2020 season.

Funimation describes the anime's story:

A century has passed since King Kyle of the Orvelia kingdom destroyed the fierce demon lord Angmund, restoring peace to the lands. But serenity was not meant to last forever—with the news of new demon appearances reaching the ear of young squire Kasel, who bands together a group of companions that embark on a journey to locate the fabled holy sword to defeat the new enemies.

The anime will premiere on October 2 on TV Tokyo.

Ryōta Suzuki and Yoshino Nanjō star in the anime as original characters Rihito and Lupine. The previously announced cast includes:

Kaito Ishikawa as Kasel Ai Kakuma as Frey Ari Ozawa as Cleo Kengo Kawanishi as Roi Takuma Terashima as Clause Shun Horie as Theo Ryotaro Okiayu as Dominicus Kentaro Ito as Marduk Masaya Matsukaze as Kyle Sakura Nakamura as Maria Mitsuki Nakae as Scarlet Mika Kanda as Demia Emi Hirayama as Lorraine Juri Nagatsuma as Selene Takako Tanaka as Ophelia Moe Toyota as Jane Yūki Takada as Reina Riho Iida as Elise

Makoto Hoshino (Utano☆Princesama Revolutions, DamePri Anime Caravan) is directing the anime at OLM and Sunrise Beyond, and Megumi Shimizu (Butlers x Battlers, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!) is in charge of the series scripts. Tatsuya Arai is serving as character designer and chief animation director, and Yū Yoshiyama is designing the monsters. Masahiro Tokuda (Last Hope, Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement) is composing the music. fripSide are performing the opening theme song "legendary future," and KOTOKO is performing the ending theme song "SticK Out."

The staff also includes:

Art Director: Shigemi Ikeda, Yukiko Maruyama Color Design: Makiko Kojima Director of Photography: Takeshi Hirooka Editing: Naoki Watanabe Sound Director: Takatoshi Hamano

The game is a real-time 3D battle role-playing game that has topped 13 million downloads worldwide since launching on September 19, 2016. The story is set in a world of sword and sorcery a century after King Kairu of Orvelia defeated the demon king Angumundo. The squire Kasel lives in these peaceful times. However, Kasel's destiny is set in motion when he hears of the demons reappearing on his land. Guided by a great wise man, Kasel embarks on an adventure with his companions to drive back the darkness threatening his once peaceful land and become the Chosen Warrior of the Holy Sword Aea.

Source: Funimation

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