kodoani.com – The website of the anime adaptation of the light novel is The Eminence in Shadow (Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!) unveiled a new teaser, with photos, main staff, and 2022 released on Wednesday.
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Kazuya Nakanishi (Darwin’s Game animation director) is directing the anime at studio Nexus (Darwin’s Game, Granbelm). Makoto Iino is in charge of adapting the character image. Kanichi Katou is overseeing the series’ script.
Yen Press has licensed both the light novel and the manga adaptation, and describes the story:
Shadowbrokers are the unnoticed guys who pose as unremarkable people, when in truth, they control everything from behind the scenes. Sid wants to be that person more than anything, and something as trivial as boring reality won’t get in his way! He trains in secret every night, preparing for his eventual rise to power — only to be denied his fate by a traffic accident. But when he wakes up in another world and suddenly finds himself at the head of a secret organization that is actually fighting evil in the dark, he will finally have the chance to fulfill all his fantasies. your fantasy!
Aizawa began publishing the novel on the “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” (Let’s Become Novelists) website in May 2018, and Kadokawa began publishing the manga as a graphic novel, starting with the first volume in November 2018. Anri Sakano launched a manga adaptation in Kadokawa’s Comp Ace magazine in December 2018. Seta U launched a spinoff manga titled Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! Shadow Gaiden (The Eminence in Shadow – Shadow Side Story) in Comp Ace in July 2019.