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Akashic Records of bastard magic instructor Anime Listed at 12 Episodes

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The official website for the television anime of Tarō Hitsuji's Roku de Nashi Majutsu Kōshi to Akashic Records (Akashic Records of Bastard Magic Instructor) light novels began listing on Saturday that the anime will have six home video volume releases with a total of 12 episodes for the show.

The sixth volume will also include a new comic book by manga author Aosa Tsunemi featuring about 100 pages. The first volume will include a new novel by Hitsuji featuring about 200 pages.

The anime will premiere on AT-X on Tuesday at 8:30 p.m., before airing later that evening on Tokyo MX, MBS, and TV Aichi. The series will then air on Wednesday on BS11.

In the "action fantasy" story, Glenn is a part-time teacher at a magic school who is inclined to write "self-study" on the blackboard and then take a nap. One of his students, Sistine, gets angry and challenges him to a duel and he is easily defeated. However, when a terrible incident threatens the school, Glenn shows intense dedication to protecting his students.

Minato Kazuto is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Touko Machida (Lucky Star, The [email protected], The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan) is both writing and overseeing the scripts, Satoshi Kimura (Terraformars) is serving as both character designer and chief animation director, and Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Kuromukuro, Monster Musume, Orange) is composing the music. Konomi Suzuki is performing the opening theme song "Blow out," and the characters Sistine (as voiced by Akane Fujita), Rumia (Yume Miyamoto), and Re-L (Ari Ozawa) are performing the ending theme song "Precious You☆."

[Via Ota-Suke]

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