Written by: Jei Beltrano | Published on: January 22, 2020 at 11:52 AM PHT (GMT+8)
The official dedicated website for the TV anime series adaptation of Dojyomaru's "How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom (Genjitsushugi Yūsha no Ōkoku Saikenki)" light novel series has revealed on Friday that Japanese voice actress Reina Ueda is joining the cast of the upcoming anime series which will begin broadcasting in July 2021.
Reina Ueda will play the role of Juna Doma, a songstress from the Kingdom of Elfrieden who supports the protagonist Kazuya Souma.
The new series was announced by Overlap on April 17, 2020. It will be produced by WOWMAX and will be animated by J.C.Staff with the direction of Takashi Watanabe. Gō Zappa and Hiroshi Ōnogi will be in charge of the scripts, Mai Otsuka designing the characters, and Akiyuki Tateyama composing the series' music.
The cast includes Yūsuke Kobayashi who'll voice the role of protagonist Kazuya Souma (right), while the heroine Liscia Elfrieden (left) will be voiced by Inori Minase.
"How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom" is based on the Japanese light novel series written by Dojyomaru and illustrated by Fuyuyuki with eleven volumes have been released in the original Japanese language as of October 24, 2019. The first volume was published by Overlap Bunko in 2016 with Digital English light novel publisher J-Novel Club acquiring the rights for the series on February 23, 2017. A manga adaptation by Satoshi Ueda began serialization online in Overlap's Comic Gardo manga website in July 2017.
The story follows Kazuya Sōma, a humanities-student-turned-hero as he pulls on his knowledge of realism and machiavellianism in order to rebuild the kingdom.