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Anime Project of 'Seiken Gakuin no Makentsukai' Light Novel in Progress

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A television anime adaptation of Yuu Shimizu's Seiken Gakuin no Makentsukai (The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy) light novel was announced by Kadokawa on Thursday. The company also posted an announcement promo, featuring voice actress Saki Miyashita (Tantei wa Mou, Shindeiru.).

Synopsis
Battles for ancient kingdoms are nothing compared to the battles of a classroom!

Awakening from magical stasis after a thousand years, the Dark Lord Leonis suddenly finds himself in the body of a ten-year-old boy! He quickly meets Riselia, a girl confronting the Voids, creatures that have nearly exterminated humanity. Determined to uncover the mysteries of this strange new era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight back against these enigmatic monsters. Could the Voids hold some connection to Leonis's past? (Source: Yen Press)

Shimizu launched the action fantasy light novel with illustrations by Asagi Toosaka (Girly Air Force) in May 2019, two months after concluding Seireitsukai no Blade Dance (Blade Dance of the Elementalers). Kadokawa publishes the light novel under its MF Bunko J imprint and released the seventh volume on May 25, with the eighth volume shipping on October 25.

Asuka Keigen began serializing a manga adaptation in Monthly Shounen Ace magazine in November 2019. The fourth volume is planned for an October 26 release.

Yes Press licensed the manga in English in late 2019 and published the fourth volume on October 12.

Announcement


Novel special site: https://mfbunkoj.jp/special-contents/seikengakuin/sp.html
Novel official Twitter: @SEIKEN_MAKEN

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Gosh, we going return to the days when light novels about magic schools were trending?
 
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Oct 20, 9:44 PM
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Battle Harems are coming back?
 
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Oct 20, 9:52 PM

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Look like another Trash is getting anime adaptation.
 
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I should read the light novel first but nevertheless looking forward to the anime
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Nice another fantasy anime, looking forward to it.
 
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Oct 20, 10:28 PM

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have read the Light Novel and finally we got anime announcement, looking forward to it.
 
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Oct 20, 10:54 PM
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My guess will be that this will be animated by Silver Link(Infamous for animating outright worst anime Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry)

If that happens,
 
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Oct 21, 12:23 AM

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Oh hell yeah i knew it its about time i get one of these battle school anime again
 
 
Oct 21, 12:24 AM

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Ronninn said:
Battle Harems are coming back?

I think so that regain of seven spellblades one needs anime asaf l love my battle harems
 
Oct 21, 12:58 AM

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I'll try to read this first but I probably not going to watch the Anime adaptation. My gut worms are telling me not to watch.
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You have to be fucking kidding at this point. "The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy" is such a pathetic, formulaic name, I'd expect it to be a fake Light Novel referenced inside another show, or something like that.
 
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this is like going back to 2011 when these types of stories were booming


at least int the isekais you could see other stories than just harem battles, like gender bender (youjo senki), female mc(kuma bear), slice of life or reverse harems (otome game)

PS: I also add stories where the protagonist is not human but a slime or a spider, while here is the same generic teenager as always.
 
 
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SC__Anderson said:
My guess will be that this will be animated by Silver Link(Infamous for animating outright worst anime Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry)

If that happens,
, The anime Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry is not worst and is not beter , so please stop complaining
 
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Is there any reason why the amount of CGDCT has decreased towards huge doses of action fantasy LN?
 
Oct 21, 5:59 AM
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I only found out that this was made by the same author of Seireitsukai no Blade Dance. Why did its anime never had a sequel anyway? Its anime adaptation was just like a prologue of what's to come in the next arc in the LN and the true battles were about to get more intense. That LN has also finished at volume 20 so there should be enough material to adapt it until the end.

I heard Siesta's voice, lol. I assume she'll be voicing the main heroine?

Also, I miss these magic school battle harem fantasy anime. Kinda nostalgic at this point. :p
 
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This is giving me strong Misfit of Demon King Academy vibes....As a big fan of the legend known as Anos Voldigoad, this sounds like its right up my alley
 
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Tokoya said:
This is giving me strong Misfit of Demon King Academy vibes....As a big fan of the legend known as Anos Voldigoad, this sounds like its right up my alley

You should also check Demon lord reborn as a typical Nobody which will also gonna release next year
 
 
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AnimeFA78N said:
Tokoya said:
This is giving me strong Misfit of Demon King Academy vibes....As a big fan of the legend known as Anos Voldigoad, this sounds like its right up my alley

You should also check Demon lord reborn as a typical Nobody which will also gonna release next year
Say less....Love me some demon king fantasy
 
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SC__Anderson said:
My guess will be that this will be animated by Silver Link(Infamous for animating outright worst anime Rakudai Kishi no Cavalry)

If that happens,


If you think Silver Link is bad or that Rakudai Kishi is the worst anime, then I'd suggest you:
a) watch more anime
b) stop posting stupid comments online.

Rakudai Kishi. Worst anime than something like...Mars of Destruction? Marchen Madchen? Magical Warfare? Fucking Gundoh Musashi? Attack on Overrated? One Overrated Man?
 
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Tokoya said:
AnimeFA78N said:

You should also check Demon lord reborn as a typical Nobody which will also gonna release next year
Say less....Love me some demon king fantasy

Me too bro Demon Kings mcs > Same old Hero mcs for me
 
 
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Fede_5000 said:
Gosh, we going return to the days when light novels about magic schools were trending?


I hope so, that trend was much better than isekai.
 
Oct 21, 8:33 AM

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I'm so excited for this!! I hope magic high-school harem come back they are so fun to watch!!
 
Oct 21, 8:51 AM

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lol, I started this a few days ago because I confused it with another work, but now that it announced an adaptation I wonder if I should wait om it.
 
 
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This looks interesting. Hopefully its good.
 
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Only_Brad said:
Fede_5000 said:
Gosh, we going return to the days when light novels about magic schools were trending?


I hope so, that trend was much better than isekai.


While Isekai indeed produced more meh or trash with thier own sub genres like Sol or Otome crap and even Likes of Redo healer type smut/ecchi stories because isekais are made in larger number
As a whole the best of isekais still shats on best of batlle magic harem to a huge degree and this is even more of a case in Light novels than it is to anime cause the numbers of them exist way more than in anime simply because isekai simply has a larger scope in terms of Varity
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AnimeFA78N said:
Only_Brad said:


I hope so, that trend was much better than isekai.


While Isekai indeed produced more meh or trash with thier own sub genres like Sol or Otome crap and even Likes of Redo healer type smut/ecchi stories because isekais are made in larger number
As a whole the best of isekais still shats on best of batlle magic harem to a huge degree and this is even more of a case in Light novels than it is to anime cause the numbers of them exist way more than in anime simply because isekai simply has a larger scope in terms of Varity


Are you kidding me?, Which harem battle animes were remarkable? Seriously, most of them didn't get more than a one season and few people still talk about these. And now think about which isekai animes have been stand out over time? Re: zero, shield hero, konosuba, Overlord, youjo senki, no game no life, mushoku. I'm not saying that I like them, but their fame is undeniable and they put more interesting concepts and they are not just harem with action. Besides, who are you to say that the slice of life is crap?
 
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You dude completely misread my post from start to bottom. I clearly said isekai has more Varity and Better scope than Magical School battle, also when i said Sol crap i meant sol isekais aka slow life bs not Sol genre as whole because they are crap for 99% part case in point every major isekai that made a mark are non sol isekai and on top of that every major slice of life i can think off is not from isekai as well rather they are set in real world.
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While Isekai indeed produced more meh or trash with thier own sub genres like Sol or Otome crap and even Likes of Redo healer type smut/ecchi stories because isekais are made in larger number


Redo of Healer is not a isekai, is just another generic high fantasy with JRPG aspects.
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Ah yes forgot welp then I am gonna replace redo with equally smut isekai for my example 🙃 they have plenty
 
 
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@AnimeFA78N @G0ldStark both genre are trash so neither of you is right.
 
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RayReynolds said:
@AnimeFA78N @G0ldStark both genre are trash so neither of you is right.

Dude before butting in try reading comments cause other dude did the same mistake as you we never argued about anything we both said similer things expect he misread my post and then reply me without rechecking. We both know both genre trash because they are ultimately gulity pleasure but isekai gave us good stuff time to time every once in a while there is no denying that albert actual good stuff can be counted in one finger.
As for personally I do not give two fuck about who thinks its trash or who thinks its not i personally love both and will continue to watch as long as japan keep making it
 
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there's nothing good to talk about.
 
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Im reading this LN and has the battle school themed that made popular on 2010s. The designs of character is amazing, fan of the illustrator. Hoping forgood staff and not rushed production like Tanmoshi


 
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I will probably watch. I hope the anime isn't generic.