Assassins Pride Anime Unveils Main Cast, Staff
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Tomori Kusunoki as Melida Angel, a girl born in a family of Holy Knights but with no talent with mana
Yui Ishikawa as Elise Angel, Melida's cousin and a Holy Knight who can use mana unlike Melida. She boasts the most talent in her class despite her stoic, silent nature.
Marina Yabūchi as Rosetti Pricket, an elite member of the holy city guards. She is currently Elise's tutor.
Kazuya Aiura (episode director on Citrus, My Sister, My Writer) is directing the anime at EMT Squared (The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar, Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear). Deko Akao (Amanchu!, Arakawa Under the Bridge, Noragami) is in charge of the series scripts, and Maho Yoshikawa (Amnesia, Yona of the Dawn) is serving as both character designer and chief animation director. Yoshiko Saitō (A Certain Magical Index III) is serving as sub-character designer and also chief animation director.
The other staff members include:
- Art Director: Mikiko Matsumoto (Studio Fuga)
- Color Key: Tomoko Koyama (FINE COLORs)
- Director of Photography: Ryohei Miyasaka (Rare Trick)
- CG Director: Wataru Shibata (EMT Squared)
- Editor: Michi Takigawa (REAL-T)
- Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama
- Sound Production: Half HP Studio
The series takes place in a world where only those from noble families have the mana to be able to fight against monsters. Kufa is a noble born to a duke's family who is sent to tutor a young woman named Melida. If it turns out that Melida has no talent with mana, Kufa is secretly instructed to assassinate her.
The anime will premiere this fall.