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.).
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.