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'Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko' Receives Second Season

'Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko' Receives Second Season

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Roy and Ririnra's Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko (By the Grace of the Gods) light novel announced on Friday that it is receiving a second season. The new season will take place three years after the end of the first season. Funimation announced that it will stream the new season. Yuuji Yanase (Isekai wa Smartphone to Tomo ni.) helmed the 12-episode television anime adaptation at Maho Film in Fall 2020. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Tensei shitara...
'Overlord' Gets Fourth Season, New Anime Film

'Overlord' Gets Fourth Season, New Anime Film

The Overlord broadcast commemorative special program on streaming platform Niconico announced a fourth season and an anime film for Kugane Maruyama's light novel on Saturday. The new film will premiere under the subtitle Sei Oukoku-hen (Holy Kingdom Arc). The event also revealed a teaser visual for the fourth season (pictured). Lead staff and cast are returning for the new season from the previous anime installments. Staff Director: Naoyuki Itou (Overlord, No Guns Life) Series Composition, Scrip...
'Mahoutsukai Reimeiki' Light Novel Receives TV Anime

'Mahoutsukai Reimeiki' Light Novel Receives TV Anime

Kakeru Kobashiri revealed via Twitter on Wednesday that her Mahoutsukai Reimeiki (The Dawn of the Witch) light novel series will receive a television anime adaptation. Synopsis The war that raged between the Church and the Witches for five centuries finally ended in peace but a few short years ago. However, nestled in the shadowy places of the world, the embers of that age old conflict still smolder. Attending the Royal Academy of Magic of the Kingdom of Wenias is a struggling student named Sabl...
Second Season of 'Isekai Shokudou' Announced

Second Season of 'Isekai Shokudou' Announced

DMM Pictures announced a second anime season for Junpei Inuzuka's Isekai Shokudou (Restaurant to Another World) light novel on Friday. The production company also opened an official website, revealing new staff and a teaser visual (pictured above). Masato Jinbo (Senryuu Shoujo, Chaos;Child) is returning from the first season to direct and handle the series composition at animation studio OLM (Utawarerumono, Odd Taxi). Yasukazu Shouji (Kamisama Minarai: Himitsu no Cocotama, Go-Go Tamagotchi!) is...
Light Novel 'Gaikotsu Kishi-sama, Tadaima Isekai e Odekakechuu' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Gaikotsu Kishi-sama, Tadaima Isekai e Odekakechuu' Gets TV Anime

The Overlap Bunko 8th Anniversary event announced a television anime adaptation of Enki Hakari's Gaikotsu Kishi-sama, Tadaima Isekai e Odekakechuu (Skeleton Knight in Another World) light novel on Saturday. The publisher simultaneously launched an official website, revealing the main cast, staff, a key visual (pictured), and promotional video. Synopsis One day, a gamer played video games until he fell asleep...and when he woke up, he found himself in the game world—as a skeleton! Equipped with t...
Light Novel 'Saihate no Paladin' Gets TV Anime for Fall 2021

Light Novel 'Saihate no Paladin' Gets TV Anime for Fall 2021

A television anime adaptation of Kanata Yanagino's Saihate no Paladin (The Faraway Paladin) light novel was announced at the Overlap Bunko 8th Anniversary event on Saturday. The publisher also opened an official website, revealing the main staff, cast, a key visual (pictured), and promotional video. The anime series will broadcast in October 2021. Synopsis In a city of the dead, long since ruined and far from human civilization, lives a single human child. His name is Will, and he's being raised...
Anime Project of 'Liar Liar' Light Novel in Progress

Anime Project of 'Liar Liar' Light Novel in Progress

An anime project of Haruki Kuou's Liar Liar light novel was announced by Kadokawa on Thursday. The publishing company also posted a 90-second special promo, featuring voice actress Akari Kitou (Youkoso Jitsuryoku Shijou Shugi no Kyoushitsu e (TV)) as the character Sarasa Saionji. Synopsis At Academy Island, everything is settled through "Games" waged for a certain number of stars, with the strongest student being granted the ranking of Seven Stars. Hiroto, a transfer student, unexpectedly beats...
Light Novel 'Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu' Receives TV Anime

Light Novel 'Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu' Receives TV Anime

A television anime adaptation of Keisuke Masano's Tsuki to Laika to Nosferatu (Moon, Laika, and the Bloodsucking Princess) light novel was announced by publishing label Gagaga Bunko on Wednesday, scheduled for a 2021 airing. Bandai Namco Arts simultaneously opened an official website, revealing the main staff, cast, a teaser visual (pictured) and teaser promo. Synopsis The first astronaut in human history was a vampire girl. Following the end of World War II, the world-dividing superpowers, Fede...
Anime Project of 'Shijou Saikyou no Daimaou, Murabito A ni Tensei suru' Light Novel in Progress

Anime Project of 'Shijou Saikyou no Daimaou, Murabito A ni Tensei suru' Light Novel in Progress

The Light Novel Expo event announced on Saturday that an anime adaptation of Myoujin Katou's Shijou Saikyou no Daimaou, Murabito A ni Tensei suru (The Greatest Demon Lord is Reborn as a Typical Nobody) light novel is in production. Original illustrator Hayasakura Mizuno drew an illustration to commemorate the announcement (pictured above). Synopsis When being mediocre is the best-case scenario. As the most powerful entity of all time, the Demon Lord Varvatos thinks life is a big fat snore. When...
Light Novel 'Sabikui Bisco' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Sabikui Bisco' Gets TV Anime Adaptation

The Light Novel Expo event announced a television anime adaptation of Shinji Cobkubo's Sabikui Bisco light novel on Saturday. Hakuhodo DY Music & Pictures simultaneously opened an official website, revealing the cast, production staff, a teaser promo, and teaser visual (pictured). Synopsis A plague-like wind blows across the arid, sandy expanse of a post-apocalyptic Japan. As it sweeps over the living and nonliving alike, rust is all that remains in its wake. The cause of the catastrophic state...
'Hataraku Maou-sama!' Gets Second Anime Season

'Hataraku Maou-sama!' Gets Second Anime Season

The Light Novel Expo event announced a second anime season for Satoshi Wagahara's Hataraku Maou-sama! (The Devil Is a Part-Timer!) light novel on Saturday. The voice cast from the first season will reprise their roles. Synopsis In the world of Ente Isla, the Demon Lord Satan has attempted to conquer humanity using an enormous army of demons. But when he almost succeeds, mankind's champion, Hero Emilia, thwarts his plans, forcing him to retreat into a portal that leads to a world unbeknownst to h...
Second Season of 'Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha' Announced

Second Season of 'Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha' Announced

A second anime season for Shuu's Maou Gakuin no Futekigousha: Shijou Saikyou no Maou no Shiso, Tensei shite Shison-tachi no Gakkou e Kayou (The Misfit of Demon King Academy: History's Strongest Demon King Reincarnates and Goes to School with His Descendants) light novel was announced at the Light Novel Expo event on Saturday. The event also unveiled a teaser visual (pictured) and promotional video. The main staff members will return at animation studio Silver Link. for the second season, which w...
'Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Tsuioku-hen' Anime Adaptation Announced

'Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei: Tsuioku-hen' Anime Adaptation Announced

Aniplex announced on Sunday that Tsutomu Satou's Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei (The Irregular at Magic High School) light novel's Tsuioku-hen (Reminiscence Arc) will receive an anime adaptation. The official website also revealed a teaser promotional video. Synopsis Looking at Miyuki and Tatsuya now, it might be hard to imagine them as anything other than loving siblings. But it wasn't always this way.. Three years ago, Miyuki was always uncomfortable around her older brother. The rest of their fa...
Light Novel 'Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!' Gets TV Anime

Publishing company Kadokawa announced on Friday that Daisuke Aizawa's Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! (The Eminence in Shadow) light novel is being adapted into a television anime. Synopsis Great heroes and diabolical villains are the types of characters that people long to be—but not Cid Kagenou. He longs to become the true mastermind behind it all, pulling the strings, and having his machinations drive the entire story. In his previous life in modern-day Japan, he was not able to achieve...
Light Novel 'Leadale no Daichi nite' Gets Anime Adaptation

Light Novel 'Leadale no Daichi nite' Gets Anime Adaptation

An anime adaptation of Ceez's Leadale no Daichi nite (In the Land of Leadale) light novel was announced by publishing company Kadokawa on Monday. Synopsis New Beginnings in Familiar Lands. After a horrific accident put her on life support, the last vestige of freedom Keina Kagami had was in the VRMMORPG World of Leadale. When she wakes up in the body of her game avatar, though, Keina—now Cayna—finds that the worries of her old life appear to be a thing of the past, but somehow this new land does...
Light Novel 'Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru' Gets TV Anime

Kadokawa opened an official website for a television anime adaptation of Rui Tsukiyo's Sekai Saikou no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru (The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat) light novel on Monday, revealing main staff, cast, and its July 2021 debut. The cast from the drama CD are reprising their roles. Synopsis "I'm going to live for myself!" The greatest assassin on Earth knew only how to live as a tool for his employers—until they stopped le...
'Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka' Gets Fourth Season in 2022

'Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka' Gets Fourth Season in 2022

The GA Fes 2021 event announced a fourth season for the Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) anime series on Sunday. The new season will debut in 2022. The anime series, abbreviated as DanMachi, adapts Fujino Omori's adventure fantasy light novel, which he originally submitted for the 4th GA Bunko Award in 2012 and received a publication offer. SB Creative began publishing the novel with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda in...
Light Novel 'Shokei Shoujo no Virgin Road' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Shokei Shoujo no Virgin Road' Gets TV Anime

A television anime adaptation of Mato Satou's Shokei Shoujo no Virgin Road (The Executioner and Her Way of Life) light novel was announced at the GA Fes 2021 event on Sunday. Warner Bros. Japan simultaneously opened an official website, revealing the lead cast and an announcement promo. Voice actresses Iori Saeki (Lapis Re:LiGHTs, Nekopara) and Moeka Kishimoto (Shadowverse, BanG Dream! 3rd Season) are voicing Menou the Executioner and Akari, the Lost One, respectively. Synopsis The Lost Ones are...
Light Novel 'Tensei Kenja no Isekai Life' Gets TV Anime

Light Novel 'Tensei Kenja no Isekai Life' Gets TV Anime

The GA Fes 2021 event announced a television anime adaptation of Shotou Shinkou's Tensei Kenja no Isekai Life: Dai-2 no Shokugyou wo Ete, Sekai Saikyou ni Narimashita (Life as a Reincarnated Sage in Another World: Gaining a Second Profession and Becoming the Strongest in the World) light novel on Sunday. The television anime is being produced by animation studio Revoroot (FLCL Alternative, Babylon). Pony Canyon is producing the music. Synopsis Yuuji Sano, a black company employee, is summoned to...
TV Anime of 'Shikkakumon no Saikyou Kenja' Light Novel Announced

TV Anime of 'Shikkakumon no Saikyou Kenja' Light Novel Announced

A television anime adaptation of Shotou Shinkou's Shikkakumon no Saikyou Kenja: Sekai Saikyou no Kenja ga Sarani Tsuyokunaru Tame ni Tensei Shimashita (The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest) light novel was announced at the GA Fes 2021 event on Sunday. SB Creative opened an official website, revealing the main staff, cast, and a teaser visual (pictured). Cast Mathias: Nina Tamaki (Love Kome: We Love Rice) Lurie: Sayumi Suzushiro (High Score Girl) Arma: Haruka Shiraishi (Golden Kamuy) Iris: S...