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The Ancient Magus' Bride TV Anime's 3rd Promo Video Previews JUNNA's Theme Song

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Kappei Yamaguchi, Ayumu Murase join cast for series premiering on October 7

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kore Yamazaki's The Ancient Magus' Bride manga began streaming the anime's third promotional video on Friday. The video previews JUNNA's opening theme song "Here."

The site has also revealed a new key visual and two more cast members:

Kappei Yamaguchi as Oberon

Ayumu Murase as Cartaphilus

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and MBS at night on October 7, before later airing on AT-X, TV Aichi, TV Saitama, Chiba TV, Hokkaido Broadcasting, and BS11. Wit Studio presented the first three episodes of the television series at Anime Expo last month, and Crunchyroll screened the episodes in theaters on July 26. Several theaters in Japan will also screen the first three episodes on September 9.

The main cast includes:

Other cast members include:

Yuko Kaida as Angelica Varley

Toshiyuki Morikawa as Simon Kalm

Junichi Suwabe as Seth Noel

Daisuke Namikawa as Lindel

Satoshi Hino as Mikhail Renfred

Mutsumi Tamura as Alice

Sayaka Ohara as Titania

The first episode of The Ancient Magus' Bride: Those Awaiting a Star (Mahō Tsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito) prequel OVA series had a two-week run in eight theaters throughout Japan in August 2016. The episode was later bundled with the sixth compiled volume of Kore Yamazaki's original manga series in December. The second part opened in seven Japanese theaters on February 4, and shipped with the seventh manga volume on March 10. The third episode opened in theaters in Japan for a two-week limited screening starting on August 19. The screening event also showed the first episode of the TV anime series. The third part will later ship with the eighth volume of the manga on September 9. The Blu-ray Disc of the anime will ship this winter. Crunchyroll is streaming the first two parts of the anime.

Most of the staff from the prequel anime are returning for the television anime. Norihiro Naganuma is directing the anime at Wit Studio, and he is also in charge of the series scripts. Aya Takaha is penning the scripts. Hirotaka Katō is adapting the character designs for animation. Junichi Matsumoto is composing the music, and Flying Dog is producing the music in collaboration with BASiLiCA.

[Via Nijimen]

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