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Fantasy series 'The Unwanted Undead Adventurer' announces TV anime adaptation

After selling over 1.4 million copies in total, Yu Okano and Jaian's The Unwanted Undead Adventurer is finally getting a TV anime.

By: Nicole S. Castro on April 17, 2022 at 20:20 PHT

Yu Okano and Jaian's light novel series The Unwanted Undead Adventurer (Romaji: Nozomanu Fushi no Boukensha) has announced that it is getting a TV anime adaptation.

The announcement was made today, April 17, at the Overlap Bunko 9th Anniversary Online Event.

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Watch the announcement teaser below.

The Unwanted Immortal Adventurer is a dark fantasy light novel series starring Rentt Faina, an adventurer who dies in a labyrinth and reawakens as a skeleton, the weakest monster in his world. The light novel has been serialized on Overlap Bunko since October 2017. In November 2017, it was adapted into a manga series with art by Haiji Nakasone and is ongoing serialization in Comic Gardo.

Details such as airing date, cast, staff, etc. will be revealed on a later date.

Source: Overlap Bunko official Twitter, Comic Natalie




Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.

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