Redo of Healer novel faces challenge of releasing an English version due to refusal from a publisher

Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: January 26, 2021 at 1:32 PM PHT (GMT+8)

"Redo of Healer (Kaifuku Jutsushi no Yarinaoshi: Sokushi Mahō to Skill Copy no Chōetsu Heal)" light novel series creator Rui Tsukiyo has posted on his Twitter account on Sunday an update regarding the previously planned English version release of his novel series.


In his Twitter post, Tsukiyo stated that they are receiving multiple inquiries in regard to the interest of acquiring copies of the English version of the novel by demand. The author admittedly added that the work is still non-existent due to a certain unnamed overseas publisher refused their work. He didn't state any reason of the refusal but one thing is for sure, they are currently facing a challenge of finding an overseas publisher for an global release.


See the full tweet below:


"Redo of Healer" is based on the Japanese fantasy light novel series written by Rui Tsukiyo and illustrated by Shiokonbu. It began serialization online in December 2016 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō. It was later acquired by Kadokawa Shoten, who have published six volumes since July 2017 under their Kadokawa Sneaker Bunko imprint. A manga adaptation with art by Sōken Haga has been serialized online via Kadokawa Shoten's Young Ace Up website since October 2017 and has been collected in four tankōbon volumes. (via Wiki)


A TV anime series adaptation by animation studio TNK is currently airing in Japan which started on January 13. It is directed by Takuya Asaoka, with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu handling series composition, and Junji Goto designing the characters.


The cast includes Yūya Hozumi as Keyarga, Ayano Shibuya as Freya, Shizuka Ishigami as Setsuna, Natsumi Takamori as Eve, Minami Tsuda as Norn, Natsuki Aikawa as Kureha, Tetsu Inada as Brett and Mami Fujita as Blade.


The opening theme song "Zankoku na Yume to Nemure (Dream a Cruel Dream)" will be performed by Minami Kuribayashi, and ARCANA PROJECT will perform the ending theme song "Yume de Sekai wo Kaeru nara (If You Can Change The World in a Dream)".

Source: Rui Tsukiyo's Official Twitter

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