3rd Magi: Adventure of Sinbad Episode Previewed in Video

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Keiji Fujiwara, Ayumi Fujimura play Hinahoho, Pipirika in OVA shipping on December 18

Shogakukan began streaming a promotional video for Magi: Adventure of Sinbad original video anime's third episode on Friday. The video is narrated by voice actor Kazuya Nakai (One Piece, Gintama).

Narrator: Magi: Adventure of Sinbad. The boy crosses the ocean to a new stage.
Sinbad: There's still stuff out there! I'll pave the path, no matter who blocks me! I will change the world!
Text: A true prologue
Text: The sixth dungeon, Valefor.
Sinbad: Over here, monster!
Hinahoho: I don't want to be a child anymore!!
Dragul: He's over there...
Text: The fight revolving around the "Power of the King" begins again Sinbad: I want to see everything in the world! In order to change the world!
Text: The hidden village in the north, Imuchakk
Chief: A structure we had never seen before suddenly appeared.
Dragul: If Sinbad entered Imuchakk village, it will be troublesome.
Forune Teller: It appears that Sham Raj has already headed his way... They are people who live in darkness. They cannot be tamed.
Jafar: This is all you've got? I guess I really was enough to take you down.
Sinbad: I'm just going to listen to my own destiny. That's all.
Sinbad: Baal!
Sinbad: I'll overcome those waves!
Pipirika: Even if you become a warrior... Please stay the kind brother you've always been.
Sinbad: Fall! Thunder!
Hinahoho: If I can obtain the powers of the dungeon... I can become a proper warrior!
Text: Each of their feelings
Text: Lead them to destiny.
Yunan: Were you guided by the power of the dungeon once again? Sinbad.
Sinbad: I won't take cover.
Narrator: Magi: Adventure of Sinbad. Volume 5 special edition with OVA.

The DVD bundle with the special edition of the fifth volume of the manga on December 18. The first OVA episode shipped with the manga's third volume in May, and the second episode shipped with the fourth volume in August.

Keiji Fujiwara and Takahiro Sakurai will also join the cast in the third episode, reprising their Magi television anime roles of Hinahoho and Jafar, respectively. Daisuke Ono is returning to play the young Sinbad. Other cast members include Akira Ishida as Yunan, Tomokazu Sugita as Drakon, Ai Kayano as Serendine, Katsuyuki Konishi as Badr, and Yōko Hikasa as Esra.

A 70-page "prototype" of the manga with art by Ōtera was bundled with the first Blu-ray Disc of the Magi anime in 2012. The manga's prologue also ran in Weekly Shonen Sunday later that year. After beginning a full serialization in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday magazine, it moved to the publisher's web comic site "Ura Sunday" last year.

This Magi OVA is part of Shonen Sunday's "Sunday Anime Project," a wave of new anime adaptations that began in 2013. Previous adaptations included last year's 16th Detective Conan film, Detective Conan: The Eleventh Striker.

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