Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles TV Anime's Video Reveals 2021 Premiere

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posted on 2021-03-11 22:54 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Yuri Kitayama and Riv's Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles light novels began streaming a new teaser promotional video for the anime on Friday. The video reveals that the anime will premiere this year.

The cast includes:

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Rio/Haruto Amakawa
Ayaka Suwa as Rio (young)

Asuka Nishi as Alma

Osamu Yamasaki (Toward the Terra, ItaKiss, Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment, in collaboration with Wao World. Yamasaki is also penning the scripts alongside Mitsutaka Hirota, Megumu Sasano, and Yoshiko Nakamura. Kyoko Yufu is designing the characters.

Osahiko Segawa is directing the art, and Tomoko Kohioki is the color key artist. Norimasa Teramoto is the compositing director of photography, while Keisuke Yanagi is editing. Yasuyuki Yamazaki is composing the music, with Nippon Columbia and TMS Music producing the music. Hiroto Morishita is directing the sound, while Suara Pro's Shota Yaso is in charge of sound effects. KANON is producing the sound.

J-Novel Club is releasing both the novels and Futago Minaduki's manga adaptation, and it describes the story:

Meet Rio: a callous orphaned boy living in the slums. At only 7-years-old, he realizes he's actually the reincarnation of Haruto Amakawa, a Japanese university student with a tragic past. While still reeling from this shocking epiphany, Rio also comes to learn that he possesses extremely potent magical abilities and uses his new powers to solve the kidnapping case of a little girl. His good deed is acknowledged, and he's rewarded by being enrolled into… a prestigious academy for noble children...?

Yuri Kitayama began serializing the story on the "Shōsetsuka ni Narō" (Let's Become Novelists) website in February 2014, and Hobby Japan began publishing the print version of the novels with illustrations by Riv in 2015. Futago Minaduki launched the manga adaptation of the novels in 2017.

Sources: Seirei Gensouki - Spirit Chronicles anime's website, Comic Natalie

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