The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World Anime Reveals 3 Character Videos, 1st Episode's Trailer Video
TBS began streaming consecutively three character promotional videos and a trailer video of the first episode for the television anime of Nana Mikoshiba's The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World (Hyо̄ken no Majutsushi ga Sekai wo Suberu - Sekai Saikyо̄ no Majutsushi de Aru Shо̄nen wa, Majutsu Gakuin ni Nyūgaku Suru) light novel series from Sunday to Tuesday. The character videos feature Rebecca Bradley, Elisa Griffith, and Amelia Rose.
Episode 1 trailer video:
Rebecca Bradley's character promo video:
Elisa Griffith's character promo video:
Amelia Rose's character promo video:
The series will premiere on the TBS channel on January 5, and it will also run on the BS11 channel, as well as various streaming services in Japan. Crunchyroll will stream the anime as it airs in Japan.
Kodansha USA Publishing licensed the manga, and it describes the story:
The Arnold Academy of Magic is a school for the elite...and Ray White is just your ordinary guy. In fact, he doesn't seem particularly skilled with magic at all, and is a bit of a klutz. Which is why he has nothing to do with the rumor that one of the great magicians, the Iceblade Sorcerer, is a member of the incoming class...right?
The cast members are:
- Junya Enoki as Ray White
- Iori Saeki as Amelia Rose
- Nana Harumura as Elisa Griffith
- Azumi Waki as Rebecca Bradley
- Kaede Hondo as Clarisse Cleveland
- Akira Sekine as Ariane Olgren
- Atsumi Tanezaki as Lydia Ainsworth
- Nanako Mori as Abby Garnet
- Maaya Uchida as Carol Caroline
- Yuichiro Umehara as Evi Armstrong
Masahiro Takata (High-Rise Invasion, Ganbare! Odenkun) is directing the anime at Cloud Hearts, supervising the series scripts, and directing the sound. Makoto Shimojima (Kingdom) is designing the characters.
Ayumi Kojima (Studio Recess) is directing the art, and Natsumi Uchida is the compositing director of photography. Natsumi Tabuchi (Aggretsuko, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!, The Quintessential Quintuplets) is composing the music. Yokohama Animation Lab is supervising the animation production.
Sizuk performs the anime's opening theme song "Dystopia" and Maaya Uchida performs the ending theme song "Loudhaler."
The original story launched on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let's Become Novelists) website in October 2019. The light novel series debuted in July 2020. Kodansha published the seventh novel volume in Japan on December 28.
The manga launched on Kodansha's Magazine Pocket website and app in June 2020. Kodansha will publish the manga's 11th compiled book volume in Japan on January 6. Kodansha USA Publishing released the manga's third compiled book volume on January 3, and will release the fourth volume on February 14.
Source: TBS Animation's YouTube channel (link 2) (link 3) (link 4)