The anime adaptation of Kazuha Kishimoto’s light novel “Isekai Shōkan wa Nidome Desu” released its first full promotional video and key visual on the official website. The video reveals new cast members, the premiere date of April 9th and previews the ending theme song “Be ambitious!!!” by Maybe Me.
The newly announced cast members include:
Takuma Nagatsuka as Tōma
Yui Ogura as Shironeko
Rina Hon’izumi as Mineko
Satomi Akesaka as Loa
Yurie Kozakai as Ruri
Miku Itō as Alize
Kenji Akabane as Brad
Hozumi Gōda as King Distinia
Marie Hashimoto as the Princess
The anime will premiere as part of the “ANiMAZiNG!!!” programming block on TV Asahi and 22 other stations on April 9th at 2:00 a.m. It will also be available on BS11. Shunichi Toki has been confirmed to play the lead character, Setsu, and the rest of the cast will include: (character name romanizations are yet to be confirmed).
- Kaori Maeda as Elka
- Satomi Amano as Yūhi
- Fairouz Ai as Livaia
- Saori Ōnishi as Dezastol
At Studio Elle, the talented Motoki Nakanishi, who has previously served as episode director for “Kaguya-sama: Love is War Ultra Romantic,” is leading the direction of the anime. Additionally, Yukihito is tasked with supervising the series scripts. Furthermore, Mikako Kunii, known for her work as episode animation director on “Date A Live IV,” is responsible for designing the characters.
The other staff members include:
- Art Director: Hiroshi Gouroku (Makaria)
- Color Design: Yūsuke Watanabe
- Director of Photography: Tetsuya Nishimura
- Editing: Ayako Tan (Graphinica)
- Sound Director: Hozumi Gōda
- Sound Production: Jinnan Studio
- Composer: manzo
- Music Production: CREST
S.S.NiRVERGE∀ is performing the opening theme song “Continue Distortion.”
Background on the Novel and Manga Series
The novel and manga series “Summoned to Another World… Again?!” revolves around a man who is summoned to a different world as a warrior and becomes popular after saving it. He lives a normal life there until he is sent back to his original world as a baby due to a trap. In high school, he is once again summoned to the alternate world.
The novel series was created by Kishimoto and was first published on the “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” website in 2015, ending in 2016 with several additional epilogue chapters written between 2017 and 2020. The first print novel volume with illustrations by Shimahara was released by Futabasha in October 2015, with the final volume being published in July 2017.
The manga adaptation by Arashiyama was first released on Futabasha’s Web Comic Action site in July 2018 and is still ongoing. The English digital version of the manga is being released by Coolmic.
Sources: Isekai Shōkan wa Nidome Desu anime’s website, Comic Natalie
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