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'Management of Novice Alchemist' releases second PV for October 2022 broadcast

The second PV also features the opening theme song Hajimaru Welcome (English: Welcome to the Beginning) sung by Aguri Ōnishi.

By: Nicole S. Castro on July 20, 2022 at 17:22 PHT

The second promotional video has been released for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Mizuho Itsuki and Fuumi's light novel series Management of Novice Alchemist.

The anime is produced by studio ENGI and is scheduled to air in October 2022.

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The story is about the adventures of Sarasa Ford (CV: Kanon Takao), a newly graduated alchemist who dreams of setting up a shop just like her late parents.

To help fulfill her wish, her teacher gifts her with an empty shop in a remote village. Sarasa's adventures begin as she prepares to fight magical creatures and hone her powers.

The second PV also features the opening theme song Hajimaru Welcome (English: Welcome to the Beginning) sung by Aguri Ōnishi.

The ending theme song will be Fine Days by Nanaka Suwa, who also voices character Kate Starven.


  • Sarasa Ford (CV: Kanon Takao)

  • Rorea (CV: Hina Kino)

  • Iris Lotze (CV: Saori Ōnishi)

  • Kate Starven (CV: Nanaka Suwa)

Management of Novice Alchemist (Japanese: 新米錬金術師の店舗経営, Romaji: Shinmai Renkinjutsushi no Tenpo Keiei) is a Japanese light novel series written by Mizuho Itsuki and illustrated by Fuumi. It began serialization online in November 2018 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later acquired by Fujimi Shobo, who have been publishing the series since September 2019 under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint.

A manga adaptation with art by kirero has been serialized online via Kill Time Communication's Comic Valkyrie website since December 2020.


  • Original work: Mizuho Itsuki's "Management of Novice Alchemist" (serialized in Fujimi Fantasia Bunko)

  • Original character design: Fuumi

  • Director: Hiroshi Ikehata

  • Series composition: Shigeru Murakoshi

  • Character design/Animation director: Yosuke Ito

  • Chief animation director: Shinpei Koikawa

  • LO supervision: Masao Kawase

  • Art director, Art setting: Kazuhiro Arai

  • Color design: Nishiyoko

  • Cinematographer: Haruka Serizawa

  • Editor: Akio Mishima (Mishima Editing Department)

  • Sound director: Satoshi Motoyama

  • Music: Harumi Fuuki

  • Music production: Nippon Columbia

  • Animation production: ENGI

Source: Management of Novice Alchemist official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie