Excalibur Academy’s Demon Sword Master Anime Sets Debut Dates: Sept 25 & Oct 2

(Last Updated On: September 15, 2023)

The official Twitter account for the TV anime adaptation of Yū Shimizu and Asagi Tōsaka’s light novel series, “The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy” (Seiken Gakuin no Maken Tsukai), has revealed its premiere date. The anime is set to debut on TV Tokyo at 1:30 a.m. JST on October 2 (effectively, October 3 in terms of scheduling) before subsequent broadcasts on other networks.

Additionally, ABEMA will exclusively stream the anime in advance on September 25 at 1:30 a.m. JST (effectively, September 24). The account’s announcement also includes an enticing video clip featuring Shary, skillfully voiced by Arisa Nakada.

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The anime stars:

  • Honoka Kuroki as Sakuya
  • Aya Suzaki as Regina
  • Marina Inoue as Leonis
  • Yui Ishikawa as Riselia
  • Hiromi Igarashi as Elfiné
  • Daisuke Hirakawa as Demon Lord Leonis
  • Tomofumi Ikezoe as Blackas Shadow Prince
  • Arisa Nakada as Shary
  • Ai Kakuma as Roselia

Hiroyuki Morita leads the anime direction at Passione, while Takayuki Noguchi takes the reins of character design, drawing inspiration from the original designs by Asagi Tōsaka and Asuka Keigen. Yuuji Nomi assumes the role of music composer, and Hisayoshi Hirasawa assumes the position of sound director for the project.

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Excalibur Academy's Demon Sword Master Anime

Additional staff includes:

  • Art Director: Nozomu Koga
  • Series Composition, Scripts: Kunihiko Okada
  • Production Design: Shujirou Hamakawa
  • Background Art: Satoshi Ōkubo (Goofy)
  • Editing: Ayako Tan (Graphinica)
  • Compositing Directors of Photography: Kouji Hayashi (C&S), Masaki Satake (C&S)
  • Creature Design: Takaaki Izumo
  • Concept Art: Ley Yumeno
  • Color Key Artist: Sakie Suzuki (C&S)

Chiai Fujikawa is set to perform the opening theme song “Sen-nen Ai” (Thousand Year Love), while the ending theme song “Yururi” (Leisurely) will be sung by singer-songwriter Kaho. Yen Press has taken up the task of publishing the light novels in English, offering readers a glimpse into the tale:

Emerging from a millennium-long magical slumber, Dark Lord Leonis finds himself abruptly inhabiting the form of a ten-year-old boy. Soon, he crosses paths with Riselia, a young girl battling the enigmatic Voids—creatures that have nearly decimated humanity. Driven by an unwavering desire to unveil the mysteries of this unfamiliar era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, an institution dedicated to training students in the art of combating these inscrutable foes.

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Kadokawa released the inaugural volume of Shimizu’s novel series, adorned with Tōsaka’s illustrations, back in May 2019, and the novels continue to captivate readers with their ongoing narrative.

In a parallel storytelling realm, Asuka Keigen embarked on a manga adaptation of the novels within Kadokawa’s Shōnen Ace magazine in November 2019. This manga series, too, is a continuous journey, weaving together the threads of this captivating narrative.


Source | The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy anime’s Twitter account

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Love to read manga and webtoon. Solo leveling is my favorite webtoon and Black Clover is favorite manga.

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