The anime adaptation of the light novel series Unwanted Immortal Adventurer now has its first official teaser and visual trailer.
The dark fantasy light novel series The Unwanted Immortal Adventurer is getting an anime adaptation, and fans finally get their first look at the series via the animated trailer.
Debuting via a special “Bunko All-Star Assemble 10th Anniversary Overlap” livestream, the trailer shows famous adventurer Rentt Faina fighting off monsters before he is bitten by one. devoured by the dragon, the beginning of his origin story. The series premiered in 2016 as a light novel by Yū Okano and was published online before receiving a fully illustrated print edition the following year and a manga adaptation by Haiji Nakasone in 2017 English adaptations of both the novel and manga came out shortly after from localization company J-Novel Club, which publishes a variety of manga and light novels translated into English that are often overlooked by publishers. Larger version omitted.
Now, in its official animated debut, Unexpected Immortal Adventurer will receive a full anime adaptation from animation studio CONNECT starting in January 2024, although there’s no release date yet What specific warranty is provided? The series will reportedly have Bakuman’s Noriaki Akitaya directing the episodes, with Overlord scriptwriter Yukie SUGAwara handling the script and Restaurant to Another World’s Takao Sano handling the character designs. Japanese DJ and music producer JUVENILE has previewed a new original song titled “Immortal” that is to be used as the anime’s opening theme song along with Mao Abe’s ending theme song, which has yet to receive official title.
The story follows struggling adventurer and monster slayer Rentt Faina as he faces his own mortality after a mysterious force magically revives him in skeletal form following the death of he was in the mouth of a dragon. From there, Rentt encounters countless monsters and a new quest to restore his own humanity as he fights against the mysterious Lunar Reflection Labyrinth that led to his curse in the first place.
Described as a dark fantasy novel, Okano’s story gained popularity thanks to being published and translated online through J-Novel Club and the Japanese website Comic Gardo before receiving official anime adaptation; a common link for light novel and manga series. The first anime of the series is expected to premiere in January 2024, although CONNECT has not yet revealed further details such as where it will air or how many episodes the series will have.