The TV anime adaptation for the fantasy light novel by Hayaken and Nagu airs in January 2023 (Studio Comet).
By: Nicole S. Castro on March 09, 2022 at 11:45 PHT
The first set of promotional materials have been released for the upcoming television anime adaptation of Hayaken and Nagu's fantasy light novel Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire.
The anime is scheduled to air in January 2023. It is produced by Studio Comet.
The story revolves around Inglis Eucus (CV: Akari Kitō), a hero-king who is reborn as a woman in a knight family. A goddess named Alistia granted his wish to address his one regret in life which was being unable to master his swordsmanship.
The newly released key visual features both Inglis and her childhood friend Rafinha Bilford (CV: Ai Kakuma). Together, they attend the Royal Knight Academy.
Original work: Hayaken's "Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire" (serialized in HJ Bunko)
Character draft: Nagu
Manga: Moto Kuromura (serialized in Comic Fire / HJ Comics)
Director: Naoyuki Katsutani
Series composition: Mitsutaka Hirota
Character design: Reiichiro Ohfuji
Sub-character design: Chiko Miyagawa, Lion Matsuda, Maki Fukui
Animation director: Reiichiro Ohfuji, Chiko Miyagawa, Masayuki Nomoto, Lion Matsuda
Music: Kenta Higashioji
Sound director: Fumiyuki Gou
Sound effects: Emi Takanashi
Animation production: Studio Comet
About Reborn to Master the Blade
Reborn to Master the Blade: From Hero-King to Extraordinary Squire (Japanese: 英雄王、武を極めるため転生す ～そして、世界最強の見習い騎士♀～, Romaji: Eiyū-Ō, Bu o Kiwameru Tame Tensei-Su: Soshite, Sekai Saikyō no Minarai Kishi) is a Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Hayaken and illustrated by Nagu. It began serialization online in March 2019 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō.
It was later acquired by Hobby Japan, who have published six volumes since November 2019 under their HJ Bunko imprint.
A manga adaptation with art by Moto Kuromura has been serialized online via Hobby Japan's Comic Fire website since December 2019 and has been collected in three tankōbon volumes. Both the light novel and manga have been licensed in North America by J-Novel Club.
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.