By Patrick Aguda / October 22nd, 2016
At Fantasia Bunko Big Thanks Festival 2016, it was announced that High School DxD would receive a new TV anime series. The light novel series previously inspired 3 different anime series.
The first anime launched in 2012 and ran for 12 episodes. The second series was titled High School DxD New. It premiered in 2013 and ran for 12 episodes. The latest series was titled High School DxD BorN and ran for 12 episodes. All three anime series were produced by animation studio TNK and directed by Tetsuya Yanagisawa.
A synopsis for the series is provided by ANN:
The story follows Issei Hyōdō, a dim-witted, lecherous second-year high school student who is killed by a girl on his first date ever. Issei is reincarnated as a devil, and from that day forward, he serves as an underling of Riasu, a high-level devil who is also the prettiest girl on Issei’s campus.
The original light novel series is written by Ichiei Ishibumi and illustrated by Miyama-Zero. It is published by Fujimi Shobo under their Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. The novel currently has 22 volumes released and was first published in 2008 in Dragon Magazine.
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