The YouTube channel Ani-One of Hong Kong content distributor MediaLink Entertainment Limited announced on Wednesday that it will simulcast the television anime of Naoki Yamakawa and I’m Standing on a Million Lives by Akinari Nao (100-Man no Inochi no Ue ni Ore wa Tatteiru) manga in October.
Along with Hong Kong and India, Ani-One will broadcast the anime in Brunei, Cambodia, Taiwan, Indonesia, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan.
The series will premiere on Tokyo MX at 10:00 p.m. (9:00 a.m. EDT) on October 2, and it will also run on BS11, MBS, and WOWOW channels, as well as ABEMA and dAnime Store services in Japan. The anime had finished production on all 12 episodes three months before its October premiere.
Kumiko Habara (PriPri Chii-chan !!, episode director for Battle Spirits Burning Soul) is directing the anime at Maho Film. Takao Yoshioka (High School DxD, Your Lie in April, Konohana Kitan) is in charge of the series scripts. Eri Kojima and Toshihide Masudate (In Another World With My Smartphone) are designing the characters, and Yūko Ōba is drawing the sub-character designs.
All other staff members include:
- Color Design: Aki Watanabe
- Art Director: Satoshi Shibata
- Director of Photography: Yukina Nomura
- Sound Director: Satoshi Yano
- Music: Ken Ito
- Music Production: Lantis
Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the manga:
Ninth grader Yusuke Yotsuya is practical, friendless, and not active in any clubs. Then one day, he and two female classmates are suddenly sent to another world where they must work together to battle for their lives. Yotsuya is a lone wolf and has always lived his life according to his wants, but how will that work out now that he’s supposed to be a hero?! Get ready for a one-of-a-kind fantasy story that will challenge everything you thought you knew about fantasy!
Yamakawa and Nao launched the manga in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen magazine in June 2016, and Kodansha published the manga’s 10th compiled book volume on September 9. Kodansha Comics published the manga’s ninth volume on July 14.
Nao’s Trinity Seven manga inspired a 12-episode television anime series that premiered in October 2014. The film Trinity Seven: Eternal Library & Alchemic Girl opened in Japan in February 2017. Trinity Seven: Heavens Library & Crimson Lord (Trinity Seven: Tenkū Toshokan to Shinku no Maō), the second film in the franchise, opened in Japan in March 2019.