New visuals, 6 more voice casts, opening theme singers also revealed
Kodoani.com – The official website of the TV anime Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-Dai) no Slow na Second Lifee (The Slow Second Life of the Retired Dark Soldier in His 30s) by Rokujūyon Okazawa revealed the anime’s first premiere on January 7. The website also revealed that Hinano will sing the opening theme song “Changemaker” “.
New voice cast includes: (character names unconfirmed)
Mai Nakahara as Droyes Satoshi Tsuruoka as Beseria Shinnosuke Tachibana as Lizette Kenji Hamada as Enbil Keiko Watanabe as Erica Hiroshi Iwasaki as Smith The main cast of the anime includes: Tomokazu Sugita as Dariel Akane Fujita as Marika Atsushi Abe voice Bashvaza Tetsuya Kakihara voice Gashita Rumi Okubo voice Zeviantes Akari Kitō voice lady
Fumitoshi Oizaki (Romeo × Juliet) is directing the anime at Promotion Films. Yoshihide Yuuzumi (Onee-chan ga Kita) is the assistant director. Hitomi Amamiya (Merc Storia: The Apathy Boy and the Girl in a Bottle) is handling the script and composition. Satomi Yonezawa is designing the characters. Tsubasa Ito (I’m Standing on 1,000,000 Lives) is composing the music. Akari Kitō will perform the anime’s ending theme song “Dear Doze Days.”
The story revolves around Dariel, a soldier in the Dark Lord’s army who cannot use magic. Instead, the guy uses his wisdom and initiative as an assistant to one of the Dark Lord’s most trusted captains. But when the captain was immediately replaced, Dariel also lost his privileged position and was fired. In frustration, he retires to a human village, starting a new life using his ability to accept requests for help.
Okazawa began serialization on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in November 2018 and ended it in July 2020. Kodansha began publishing the manga in print in August 2019, with art by sage joh.
Rurekuchie launched a manga adaptation of the novel in Kodansha’s 3rd Young Magazine in August 2019, but moved it to Monthly Young Magazine in April 2021 when Young Magazine 3rd issue ceased publication.