On Friday, the official website for the television anime adaptation of Sai Sumimori’s novel series “Am I Actually the Strongest?” (Jitsu wa Ore, Saikyō deshita?) unveiled the second promotional video. Additionally, the website introduced five new cast members, announced that the show will premiere on July 1 as part of the Animazing!!! programming block, unveiled a captivating new key visual, and disclosed the talented artists behind the show’s theme song.
The newly added actors consist of (unconfirmed Romanized names):
- Johnny, a skeletal knight, portrayed by Nobutoshi Canna
- Gigan, a colossal golem, portrayed by Chitose Morinaga
- Oratoria Belgam, a professor at the magic academy, played by Yuko Kaida
- Schneider Halfen, vice-president of the student council at the magic academy, brought to life by Nobuhiko Okamoto
- Giselotte Orteus, Hart’s biological mother and the king’s wife, portrayed by Yū Kobayashi
The video above gives a sneak peek of Lezel’s opening theme song, titled “Reset Life?” Meanwhile, the ending theme song, “Himi CHU★Pre-Love Magic,” is performed by the talented group Star★Shiμ’ne!!!
Crunchyroll will globally stream the series as it airs, excluding Asia but including India.
The main cast of the anime comprises:
- Hart Zenfis portrayed by Ayumu Murase
- Charlotte Zenfis portrayed by Atsumi Tanezaki
- Flay portrayed by Ayaka Shimizu
- Liza portrayed by Wakana Kuramochi
- Irisphilia portrayed by Ami Koshimizu
- Laiu portrayed by Shinnosuke Tachibana
- Marianne portrayed by Manaka Iwami
- Tearietta Luseiannel portrayed by Misaki Kuno
Takashi Naoya, known for his work on “Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru” and “Tales of Wedding Rings,” has taken the directorial helm for the anime at Staple Entertainment. Assisting him as the director is Matsuo Asami, who has previously worked on “Real Girl” and “Val x Love.” Overseeing the series scripts is Tatsuya Takahashi, who has experience with shows like “Val x Love” and “The IDOLM@STER Cinderella Girls,” while Takahashi and Tetsuya Yamada, known for their work on “Val x Love,” are responsible for writing the scripts. Shōko Yasuda, the character designer behind “Happy Sugar Life” and “My Happy Marriage,” has been entrusted with designing the characters.
Kodansha USA Publishing is digitally releasing Ai Takahashi’s manga adaptation of the novels in English, presenting an enticing portrayal of the series.
Embarking on a journey as a reincarnated soul in an alternate realm, bestowed with extraordinary “cheat” abilities, holds its allure. However, the circumstances take a treacherous turn when Reinhart, now known as Hart among newfound companions, faces abandonment in infancy by oblivious royal kin, deeming him devoid of power. Now, the infant must navigate a perilous realm, armed with magic that transcends all conceivable boundaries!
Sumimori initiated the serialization of the tale on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō site in September 2018, and it continues to this day. Ai Takahashi unveiled the manga on Kodansha’s Suiyōbi no Sirius section of the Nico Nico Seiga site in April 2019.