Kodoani.com – The official website for the television anime based on the light novel The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy (Seiken Gakuin no Maken Tsukai) by Yū Shimizu and Asagi Tōsaka revealed the anime’s staff and began posting a new promotional video on Saturday.
Hiroyuki Morita is directing the anime at Passione. Takayuki Noguchi is designing the characters, based on the original designs by Asagi Tōsaka and Asuka Keigen. Yuuji Nomi is composing music. Hisayoshi Hirasawa is the sound director.
The main cast includes (photo from left to right):
Honoka Kuroki as Sakuya Suzaki Aya as Regina Marina Inoue as Leonis Yui Ishikawa as Riselia Arisa Nakada as Shary Hiromi Igarashi as Elfiné
Waking up from magical stagnation after a thousand years, the Dark Lord Leonis suddenly finds himself in the body of a ten-year-old boy! He soon meets Riselia, a girl who confronts the Voids, creatures that have almost destroyed humanity. Determined to uncover the mysteries of this strange new era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight against these mysterious monsters. Can Voids hold some connection to Leonis’ past?
Kadokawa published the first volume of Shimizu’s novel series with illustrations by Tōsaka in May 2019, and the novels are still ongoing.
Asuka Keigen launched a manga adaptation of the novel in Kadokawa’s Shōnen Ace magazine in November 2019, and the series is still ongoing.