Kodoani.com – Twitter account for the television anime series based on the novel “The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy(Seiken Gakuin no Maken Tsukai) by author Yū Shimizu and artist Asagi Tōsaka announced that the anime will premiere on October 2 on TV Tokyo at 1:30 a.m. JST (Japan Standard Time), with broadcast on other networks later. Previously, on September 25 at 1:30 a.m. JST, ABEMA will also air the first episode of the anime early.
テレビ東京:10月2日(月) 深夜1時30分〜BSフジ:10月5日(木)深夜0時30分〜ABEMA見放題配信:9月25日(月)深夜1時30分〜 (プレミアム会員限定)ABEMA1週間無料配信:10月2日(月) 深夜2時00分～他
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The cast and production staff for the anime include:
Honoka Kuroki as Sakuya Aya Suzaki as Regina Marina Inoue as Leonis Yui Ishikawa as Riselia Arisa Nakada as Shary Hiromi Igarashi as Elfiné Tomofumi Ikezoe as Dark Prince Blackas Ai Kakuma as Roselia Daisuke Hirakawa as Demon Lord Leonis Hiroyuki Morita directed the anime.
Composition, script: Kunihiko Okada Art director: Nozomu Koga Production designer: Shujirou Hamakawa Concept art: Ley Yumeno Creature design: Takaaki Izumo Background art: Satoshi Ōkubo (Goofy) Color key artist Color: Sakie Suzuki (C&S) Photography Director: Kouji Hayashi (C&S), Masaki Satake (C&S) Editor: Ayako Tan (Graphinica)
Opening and ending songs:
Chiai Fujikawa performs the opening theme song “Sen-nen Ai” (Thousand Year Love). Kaho performed the ending theme song “Yururi” (Leisurely).
This anime series is based on the light novel series by Yū Shimizu, published by Kadokawa, and the story revolves around the journey of Leonis, the Dark Lord who awakens after a thousand years of magical stasis and finds himself in the body of a ten year old boy. He meets Riselia, a girl who is fighting against creatures called the Void, which nearly destroyed humanity. To uncover the mystery of this new era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight against the Void, and begins his journey.
The anime is expected to air this fall and has received great attention from the anime community.