Reincarnated as a sword anime gets second season

Reincarnated as a sword anime gets second season

After the broadcast of its 12th and final episode, it has been announced that a second season of Reincarnated as a sword is in production. The production team released a visual announcement and a 30-second commercial PV to confirm the news of a second season. More details will come at a later date.

In the meantime, a collaboration photo with Fran from Reincarnated as a sword and Rimuru Tempest from The Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime the Movie: Scarlet Bond was also released to promote the latter’s appearance in Japanese theaters.

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The anime first aired on October 5, 2022 and is streaming on HIDIVE in select English-speaking countries and territories. Bilibili streamed the series in China and other Asian regions.

The the main voice cast includes Shinichirou Miki as a teacher and Oh Kakuma like Fran. Other voice cast members include Ami Koshimizu as Amanda, Wataru Hatano like Klimt, Tetsu Inada as Donadrond, Rumi Ookubo as Nell, and Shinpachi Tsuji like Tsuji.

The production staff includes Shinji Ishihira (Sasaki and Miyano) as director, Kazunobu Shimizu (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy) as assistant director, Takahiro Nagano (Yo-kai Watch: Reborn screenwriter) as series screenwriter and screenwriter, Atsuko Saitou (Shachibato! President, it’s battle time! head of animation) as character designer and head of animation, and Ryou Haga (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy co-main animator) as main animator. Team-MAX’s Yasuharu Takanashi is the music composer, while C2C is responsible for the animation production.

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Other employees include Masahiro Satou (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy) as art director, Masato Takagi (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy) as color designer, and Onodera Masaaki (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy) as director of photography. Hiroshi Arisawa (Astra Lost in Space mechanical designer), Shiori Kudou (Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy animation director), and Ryousuke Kuwabara (PuraOre! Pride of Orange animation director) are the monster designers, while Shinya Asanuma is the titular sword designer.

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Reincarnated as a sword is based on the light novel series written by Yuu Tanaka and illustrated by Rurou. The light novels first began as an online novel on Shoustuka ni Narou on October 17, 2015. The series was first published on July 30, 2016 under Micro Magazine’s GC Novels label, releasing 14 tankoubon volumes as of September 2022.

A manga adaptation of Tomowo Maruyama was launched in Gentosha’s Comic Boost magazine on December 9, 2016. Another spinoff manga series called Reincarnated as a Sword: Another Wish of Hinako Inoue began June 1, 2020. Seven Seas Entertainment publishes both the light novel and the manga adaptation of Reincarnated as a sword in English.

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Sentai Filmworks describes the anime series as:

Some isekai protagonists are reincarnated as powerful warriors or skilled sorcerers, but our protagonist was reborn in another life as a sentient sword! He is taken in by Fran, a desperate girl fleeing from wicked men who intend to sell her into slavery. With the new weapon’s help and guidance, she is able to defeat her captors and secure her freedom. Together, this unconventional master-student duo embarks on an epic journey to free those in need and bring justice to the cruelest of hearts.

Source: Reincarnated as an official Sword Anime Twitter

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