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Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar Anime's Promo Video Previews Opening Song

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Anime premieres on July 7 with Crunchyroll stream

Hobby Japan began streaming a new promotional video on Thursday for the television anime adaptation of Seiichi Takayama and Yukisan's The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar (Hyakuren no Haō to Seiyaku no Valkyria) light novel series. The video previews the anime's opening theme song "Bright way" by Aya Uchida.

The anime will premiere on July 7. Crunchyroll will stream the series, as it is a Crunchyroll co-production title.

The anime's cast includes:

Kōdai Sakai as Yuuto (protagonist)

Rie Suegara as Felicia

Arisa Date as Sigrun

Maki Kawase as Ingrid

Kanon Takao as Linnea

Aya Uchida as Mitsuki

In addition, Aoi Yūki will play the character Albertina, while Ayana Taketatsu will play Christina. Yurie Funato was originally cast to play Linnea, but she left her agency in May and could no longer voice the character. The staff then cast Kanon Takao later.

J-Novel Club licensed the novels and is publishing them digitally. The publisher describes the story:

Some urban legends are best left untested! Yuuto Suoh gets more than he bargained for when he joins his childhood friend Mitsuki Shimoya in testing out an urban legend. When he uses his phone to take a picture of himself with the local shrine's divine mirror, he is whisked off into another world – one heavily steeped in the lore of the old Norse myths. Using his knowledge gained from school and from his solar-powered smartphone, he has the chance to bring the Wolf Clan, the same people who cared for him, to prominence, all while earning the adoration of a group of magic-wielding warrior maidens known as the Einherjar.

Kōsuke Kobayashi (Idol Time PriPara, Alice or Alice) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Natsuko Takahashi (ATASHIn'CHI, Romeo × Juliet, Love Tyrant) is in charge of the series scripts. Mariko Ito (Log Horizon, ViVid Strike!, Love Tyrant) is adapting the character designs for animation, and is also credited as chief animation director alongside Miyako Yatsu (Say, "I Love You"., Flowers of Evil, DIVE!!).

petit milady will perform the ending theme song "Sekaijū ga Koi o Suru Yoru."

Hobby Japan began publishing printed novels for the series in August 2013. The company published the 15th novel volume on March 30. Chany is drawing a manga adaptation on Hobby Japan's website, and the company shipped the third compiled volume in June 2017.

Source: Hobby Japan's official YouTube channel

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