Magi: Sinbad no Bōken TV Anime's 1st Ad Streamed

posted on 2016-02-29 02:15 EST
Staff/cast from OVAs return to spinoff series premiering on April 15

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Shinobu Ohtaka and Yoshifumi Ōtera's spinoff manga Magi: Sinbad no Bōken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) began streaming the first commercial for the anime on Sunday.

Text: The long-awaited TV anime adaptation!
Yunan: The miraculous child of power. The child who will become the seventh supreme ruler.
Text: Obey your fate, change the world
Text: Supreme ruler of the seven seas
Sinbad: Waves are something you read the flow of, accept, and overcome!

The show will premiere on April 15 on MBS, TBS, CBC, and BS-TBS in the "Animeism" programming block.

The manga has already inspired five OVA episodes that have shipped with previous volumes of the manga. The main staff and cast are returning from the OVA series. Yoshikazu Miyao (Inazuma Eleven, S.A) is directing the series at studio Lay-duce (Classroom Crisis) off scripts by Taku Kishimoto (Haikyu!, Silver Spoon). Souichirou Sako is designing the characters for animation and is also serving as chief animation director, and Tomohiro Ōkubo is composing the music. Penguin Research will perform the opening theme song "Spotlight," and Fujifabric will perform the ending theme song "Polaris."

Daisuke Ono is returning from the main Magi television series and the OVAs to play Sinbad. Other returning cast members include Akira Ishida as Yunan, Tomokazu Sugita as Drakon, Ai Kayano as Serendine, Katsuyuki Konishi as Badr, Yōko Hikasa as Esra, Keiji Fujiwara as Hinahoho, Takahiro Sakurai as Jafar, Ayumi Fujimura as Pipirika, Takehito Koyasu as Barbarossa, and Hiroki Touchi as Baal.

The manga is a spinoff of Ohtaka's Magi manga. The series takes place 30 years before the events of Magi and focuses on Sinbad's journey to become king.

Thanks to Dennis R for the embedded video.

Image © Shinobu Ohtaka, Yoshifumi Ōtera / Shogakukan, AOS PROJECT

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