fripSide performed the song “dawn of infinity” for the anime that premiered on April 7
Kodoani.com – The official Twitter account of the TV anime The Dawn of the Witch (Mahōtsukai Reimeiki) posted the second trailer for the anime on Thursday. Preview video of fripSide duo’s opening song “dawn of infinity”
The light novel series is set in the same fantasy world as Kobashiri (Grimoire of Zero)’s Zero Kara Hajimeru Mahō no Sho (Grimoire of Zero) light novel series, which is currently at peace after a 500-year conflict between the church and witches. However, the flames of war still burn in some areas of the world. The story revolves around Cervil, a hopeless student at the Wenias Kingdom’s Magic University. Cervil has somehow lost all memory of his time before attending university. The school’s headmaster Albus sends him for special training to the southern part of the continent, where the persecution against witches is intense.
The previously announced cast includes:
Shūichirō Umeda as Saybil
Miho Okasaki as Loux Krystas
Sayumi Suzushiro as Holt
Taku Yashiro as Kudō
Yumiri Hanamori voices a mysterious witch who knows Saybil’s past. (Hanamori previously played the witch Zero in the anime Grimoire of Zero.
Masaaki Yano as the Mercenary, a large white tiger beast. (Tsuyoshi Koyama played a similar character also known as the Mercenary in Grimoire of Zero.)
Masaaki Mizunaka as a blindfolded priest
Yō Taichi as Albus, the headmaster of the Wenias Kingdom’s Magic College (Taichi previously played Albus in the Grimoire of Zero anime.)
Masayuki Katou voices Holdem, a wolf Beastfallen in the service of Albus (Katou previously played Holdem in the Grimoire of Zero anime.)
Manaka Iwami as Riiri, a girl who works as an assistant at the church
Satoshi Kuwabara is directing the anime and handling series composition at Tezuka Productions. Kobashiri and Mayumi Morita are noted for their literature.
Reina Iwasaki is designing the characters. Minoru Nishida is in charge of the art design and Yumi Aburaya is in charge of the color design.
Wataru Uchida is in charge of editing. Satoshi Motoyama is the sound director and Bit Grooove Promotion is the sound producer.
Kobashiri is credited with the original work. Light Novel illustrator Takashi Iwasaki is credited for the original character designs.
The group ▽ ▲ TRiNITY ▲ performed the Ending song “Imprinting.”
The anime will premiere on the TBS channel on April 7 at 25:58 (effectively April 8 at 1:58 a.m.), and it will also run on BS11.
Kobashiri launched the novel with the first volume in August 2018. Takashi Iwasaki provided the art, and Zero Kara’s illustrator Yoshinori Shizuma had a part in the character designs. Kodansha published the fourth volume in November 2021.