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

Management of Novice Alchemist airs on October 3, 2022!

By: Nicole S. Castro on September 17, 2022 at 21:40 PHT

A third 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 on Oct. 3, 2022.

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The story revolves around 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 third PV features the ending theme song Fine Days by Nanaka Suwa, who also voices character Kate Starven.

Meanwhile, the previously revealed opening theme song is Hajimaru Welcome (English: Welcome to the Beginning) sung by Aguri Ōnishi.


  • Sarasa Ford (CV: Kanon Takao)

  • Rorea (CV: Hina Kino)

  • Iris Lotze (CV: Saori Ōnishi)

  • Kate Starven (CV: Nanaka Suwa)

  • Ophelia Millis (CV: Mitsuki Saiga)

  • Maria (CV: Ami Koshimizu)

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

  • Production: Management of Novice Alchemist Production Committee

Source: Management of Novice Alchemist official Twitter, official website




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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