Hayaken’s gender-bending story gets a mini-anime starring Akari Kitō, Ai Kakuma
Kodoani.com – The official Twitter account of Hobby Japan publisher HJ Bunko announced on Monday that Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire: From Hero-King to Extra Extra Squire (Eiyū-Ō, Bu o Kiwameru Tame Tensei-Su: Soshite, Sekai Saikyō no Minarai Kishi) is getting an anime adaptation.
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J-Novel Club licensed the light novel series and it describes the series:
Hero-King Inglis’ last wish is to be resurrected as a warrior. Though when he wakes up, he realizes he’s been reincarnated as a girl from a noble family! Even when she was denied the title of knight, she still became the most extraordinary squire ever.
Hayaken began serialization of the original novel on the Shōsetsu ni Narō (Let’s Be Novelists) website in March 2019, and Hobby Japan’s HJ Bunko publisher will publish the sixth volume with illustrations by Hobby Japan. Nagu on December 1. J-Novel Club published the first volume in English on October 1.
The light novel series shipped thet3 two short anime series last November, but Monday’s announcement distinguishes the new anime adaptation from the mini anime. In the mini anime, Akari Kitō voices Inglis, and Ai Kakuma voices childhood best friend Rafinia (also known as “Rani”).