Takahiro Sakurai Joins Black Clover Anime's Cast as Licht

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New opening, ending theme song artists also revealed

This year's 19th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed on Monday that Takahiro Sakurai is joining the cast of the television anime adaptation of Yūki Tabata's Black Clover manga. Sakurai will play Licht, the leader of the White Night Eye.

The official website for the anime also revealed the show's new theme songs on Monday. Vickeblanka will perform the opening theme song "Black Rover," and EMPiRE will perform the ending theme song "Black to the dreamlight." Both new themes will debut in the anime on April 17.

The anime premiered in Japan last October. Crunchyroll is streaming the series in Japanese with English subtitles and Funimation is streaming the show's English dub. The anime's website lists the anime for a full year with 51 episodes.

Tatsuya Yoshihara (Monster Musume, Yatterman Night, Muromi-san, Long Riders!) is directing the anime at Studio Pierrot. Kazuyuki Fudeyasu (Is the order a rabbit?, Tantei Opera Milky Holmes, Yatterman Night) is handling the series composition. Itsuko Takeda (Ristorante Paradiso, Level E, Blue Drop) is the character designer and Kumiko Tokunaga (2nd season of Kingdom) is the sub-character designer. Kosei Takahashi (key animation for Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Monster Hunter Stories RIDE ON) is the prop designer, Aiko Shinohara (Fairy Tail, The Heroic Legend of Arslan) is handling the color design, and Minako Seki (The Silver Guardian, both seasons of Kingdom) is composing the music.

The show debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block on December 2.

Image via anime's official website

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