News Magi - The Labyrinth of Magic Ad With SID's Opening Posted
posted on 2012-09-30 06:45 EDT by Egan Loo
The official website for the Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic television anime series began streaming the second television commercial on Sunday. The commercial features the opening theme song "V.I.P" from the visual-kei rock band SID (Black Butler, Bleach, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood).
The original manga re-imagines tales from the classic story One Thousand and One Nights (also known as Arabian Nights). Shinobu Ohtaka, the creator of Sumomomo Momomo, has been serializing the manga since 2009, and Shogakukan is publishing the 14th compiled book volume this month. The manga has 4.4 million copies in circulation.
Director Koji Masunari (Read or Die, Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW) is helming the anime adaptation at A-1 Pictures. Toshifumi Akai (Kokoro Connect, Sound of the Sky) is serving as the character designer and chief animation director, and Hiroyuki Yoshino (Accel World, Guilty Crown,
this article has been modified since it was originally posted; see change history