The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy anime adaptation is in the works. The story will take inspiration from the original light novel series written by Yū Shimizu.
Another popular light novel series is getting an anime adaptation, it seems to be the trend with new anime adaptations showing up. It also indicates the trend behind light novel anime adaptations that we have been getting a lot recently.
The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy is one such light novel series that came out in 2019. The series became so popular that it got a manga series in the same year. Now, we are getting an anime adaptation as well.
I will be sharing everything related to the series in this article, so if you are interested in this new fantasy magic, stay tuned!
The Demon Sword Master Of Excalibur Academy Anime Release Date And Trailer
Here’s the latest anime trailer if you haven’t seen it yet.
The series producers have not made any confirmation on the anime’s release date. Although, the speculations say that it will be by the end of this year or most likely in early 2024.
The confirmation of the anime adaptation came in October 2021 and there had been no news until March 2023. After the release of its promotional trailer, loads of information about the cast and staff of the anime adaptation of The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy series were revealed.
The Demon Sword Master Of The Excalibur Academy Official Cast, Staff, And Characters
Here are the official voice actors for the anime alongside their characters.
|Leonis Death Magnus||Marina Inoue|
|Riselia Ray Crystalia||Yui Ishikawa|
|Regina Mercedes||Aya Suzuki|
|Sakuya Sieglinde||Honoka Kuruki|
The studio that is going to be animating this series is Passione. Underrated dark fantasies such as Rokka: Braves of the Six Flowers (2015) and Higurashi: When They Cry (2020-2021) are among some of its noted works. This production house is also responsible for the Ecchi masterpiece High School DxD: Hero and many others.
Hiroyuki Morita will be the director and the character designs are in the hands of Takayuki Noguchi. Yuji Nomi is the music composer.
The Demon Sword Master Of Excalibur Academy Wiki
|Japanese Title||Seiken Gakuin No Makentsukai|
|Writer||Yū Shimizu (LN & Manga)|
|Illustrator||Asagi Tōsaka (LN)|
Asuka Keigen (Manga)
Yū Shimizu’s “The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy” is an original light novel series. Media Factory published the series and the first volume was released in May 2019 under the MF Bunko J Imprint. Later, Yen Press purchased the license in North America. There have been a total of 12 volumes of light novel series so far.
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It was later adapted into manga series due to its popularity, written by the same author. The manga’s serialization began in November 2019 in Kadokawa Shonen’s Monthly Shonen Ace magazine. There have been six manga volumes of the series so far.
The Demon Sword Master Of Excalibur Academy Plot
The story follows a thousand-year-old war. The Six Dark Lords were the center of that war and it almost brought extinction upon humanity. They were opposed by the Six Heroes and were the only hope for humans. The dark lords started falling until only remained. The final lord known as the Undead King, Leonis Death Magnus also fell. However, before his capital was conquered, the undead king sealed away his own body to let it resurrect after a thousand years.
A girl named Riselia breaks the seal and awakens Leonis, unknowingly. But, the body he obtains after his awakening is of a 10-year-old human. Riselia takes him under her care, mistaking him to be a refugee of the voids. Thus starts the mission to uncover the changes that occurred in the world while Leonis slept.
The Demon Sword Master Of Excalibur Academy Manga
The manga is officially available for purchase on Yen Press (official). If you are looking to read the official manga then you can purchase from the official website to get the paperback version.
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