Gentosha confirmed on Friday that the light novel series Reincarnated as a sword The 12th episode of Yuu Tanaka and LLO (Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita) is adapting a television anime. The announcement was made in the 12th volume of the light novel.
LLO creator, side manga artist Hinako Inoue and lead manga artist Tomowo Maruyama drew the following illustrations to celebrate the news:
The light novel series has reached over 1.8 million copies in circulation.
Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing both the original light novel and the manga adaptation of Tomowo Maruyama’s manga in English. Description of the manga:
Reincarnated as a sentient weapon with memories of her past life, but not her name, a magical sword saves a young female beast from a life of slavery. Fran, the cat-eared girl, becomes his master and only wants to become stronger, while the sword wants to know why he is here. Together, the strange duo’s journey has only just begun! This manga adaptation of the popular novel series features captivating artwork by manga artist Tomowo Maruyama and is sure to be enjoyed by existing fans of the franchise as well as brand-new readers, Those ready for a crisp, thrilling fantasy story.
Tanaka launched the novel on the Shōsetsuka ni Narou website in October 2015, and Gentosha began serialization with illustrations by llo in April 2017. The 11th volume was released on the 31st. Maruyama premiered. manga on Gentosha in the Denshi Birz website in December 2016, and the ninth volume will be published on March 24. The 10th volume will publish on Friday.
Hinako Inoue launches Tensei shitara Ken Deshita: One Wish manga spinoff in June 2020.