'Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-Dai) No Slow Na Second Life' announces TV anime for January 2023
The series stars dark soldier Dariel (30 years old), who is out to live a peaceful second life after being dismissed from the Demon Army.
By: Nicole S. Castro on July 20, 2022 at 11:54 PHT
A TV anime adaptation has been confirmed for Rokujuuyon Okazawa's fantasy light novel series Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-Dai) No Slow Na Second Life.
The anime is slated to broadcast in January 2023. Below is a commemorative visual by illustrator Rurekuchie.
The series' protagonist is dark soldier Dariel (30 years old), who has been dismissed from the demon army for being unable to use magic. He now aims for a more peaceful life in a village full of humans.
Kaiko Sareta Ankoku Heishi (30-Dai) No Slow Na Second Life (Japanese: 解雇された暗黒兵士（30代）のスローなセカンドライフ; English: The Slow Second Life of a Dismissed Dark Soldier in His 30s) is a fantasy light novel series written by Rokujuuyon Okazawa, conceptualized by Sage Joh, and illustrated by Rurekuchie.
A manga adaptation with art by Rurekuchie is ongoing serialization in Kodansha's Monthly Young Magazine. The latest tankobon volume, Volume 7, goes on sale in Japan today, July 20.
Source: Kodansha official website, Comic Natalie
NICOLE S. CASTRO
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.