Crunchyroll to Stream Knight's & Magic Anime

posted on 2017-06-30 23:41 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Series premieres on Sunday

Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream the television anime of Hisago Amazake-no's Knight's & Magic light novel series.

The site will stream the series starting on Sunday at 11:00 a.m. EDT for members in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, the Netherlands, Scandinavia, and Latin America.

In the story, a Japanese mecha otaku dies in a car accident and his soul is reincarnated into another world as Ernesti Echevarria. Eru inherits memories and interests from his previous life, and aims to be a pilot of a Silhouette Knight, a large humanoid weapon that really exists in his world.

The series stars:

  • Rie Takahashi as Ernesti "Eru" Echevarria
  • Ayaka Ohashi as Adeltroot "Adi" Alter
  • Shinsuke Sugawara as Akidd "Kid" Alter
  • Yasuaki Takumi as Edgar C. Blanche
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Dietrich Knitz
  • Shizuka Itou as Hellvy Oberi
  • Natsumi Fujiwara as Batson Termonen
  • Atsushi Imaruoka as David Hepken
  • Sayaka Senbongi as Stefania Serrati
  • Masaru Ikeda as Lauri Echevarria
  • Hidetaka Tenjin as Mathias Echevarria
  • Sayaka Ohara as Celestina Echevarria
  • Daisuke Sakaguchi as Tsubasa Kurata

The anime will premiere in Japan on July 2 on Tokyo MX (10:30 p.m.), KBS Kyoto (11:00 p.m.), AT-X (9:00 p.m.), and Sun TV (12:30 a.m., effectively July 3 morning). The show will then later premiere on BS 11 on July 4 at 12:00 a.m. (effectively July 5 morning).

Yusuke Yamamoto (Welcome to the NHK, Walkure Romanze) is directing the anime at the studio 8-Bit. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, ReLIFE) is in charge of the series scripts, and is also penning scripts alongside Noboru Kimura (Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!, Amagami SS). Kenichiro Katsura (Macross 7, NAKAIMO - My Little Sister Is Among Them!) is designing the characters, and Kurogin is in charge of the Silhouette Knight designs. Masato Kōda (Maria the Virgin Witch, KonoSuba – God's blessing on this wonderful world!!) is composing the music. fhana is performing the anime's opening theme song "Hello!My World!!," while Ayaka Ohashi is performing the ending theme song "You & I."

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