By Patrick Aguda / March 25th, 2017
The official website for Kore Yamazaki’s The Ancient Magus’ Bride is streaming a new trailer for the upcoming TV anime adaptation. The trailer showcases the moment when Elias takes in Chise as his apprentice. You can check out that trailer below.
The main cast for the series returns from the prequel anime. They as follows:
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Chise Hatori
- Ryota Takeuchi as Elias
- Kōki Uchiyama as Ruth
- Aya Endo as Silver
A summary for the series is provided by Seven Seas Entertainment.
Hatori Chise has lived a life full of neglect and abuse, devoid of anything resembling love. Far from the warmth of family, she has had her share of troubles and pitfalls. Just when all hope seems lost, a fateful encounter awaits her. When a man with the head of a beast, wielding strange powers, obtains her through a slave auction, Chise’s life will never be the same again.
The man is a “magus,”a sorcerer of great power, who decides to free Chise from the bonds of captivity. The magus then makes a bold statement: Chise will become his apprentice–and his bride!
Most of the staff from the prequel anime will return for the TV anime. Norihiro Naganuma will direct the anime and work on the series script. Aya Takaha will pen the scripts. Hirotaka Katō will adapt the character designs for the series. Yuko Kobari will work on color design and Yusuke Takeda will be the art director. Shinya Sugai will work as CGI director and Mayo Suzuki will work as director of photography. Chie Nishitani will work on 2D work. Kumiko Taniguchi will supervise the special effects. Ayumi Arahata is credited for the special effects. Junichi Matsumoto will compose the music and Daisuke Imai will work on editing.
Wit Studio will produce the TV anime. Flying Dog will produce the music in collaboration with BASiLiCA. Shoji Hata will serve as sound director.
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