New Sorcerous Stabber Orphen Anime Reveals Theme Song Artists

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Showtaro Morikubo's buzz★Vibes unit performs opening song, Mai Fuchigami performs ending song

The official website for the new television anime of Yoshinobu Akita's Sorcerous Stabber Orphen (Majutsushi Orphen Haguretabi) light novel series revealed last Friday that Showtaro Morikubo, who is reprising the role of Orphen (seen below) from the previous anime and video games in the franchise, will also perform the anime's opening theme song "Calling U" with his buzz★Vibes music unit. Mai Fuchigami is performing the ending theme song "Yosō Funō Days" (Unpredictable Days). Fuchigami is also voicing the character Dortin in the anime.

The other cast members include:

Rumi Okubo as the heroine Cleao

Yūsuke Kobayashi as Majic, who looks up to Orphen as a mentor

The anime will premiere in January 2020.

Takayuki Hamana (Library War, Mushibugyō, The Prince of Tennis) is directing the anime at Studio DEEN, and Reiko Yoshida (Girls und Panzer, K-ON!, Violet Evergarden, Yowamushi Pedal) is in charge of the series scripts. Takahiko Yoshida (Big Windup!, Cells at Work!, Yowamushi Pedal) is designing the characters based on the novel illustrations by Yuuya Kusaka.

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

Orphen is a Sorcerer drop-out from the prestigious Tower of Fangs. His journey to save Azalie, a girl he looked up to like a sister, has brought him to the bustling city of Totokanta. Here they are reunited for the first time in five years. But what is the truth behind her monstrous transformation, and just what secrets lurk behind the Sword of Baldanders...?

Akita began the light novel series in 1994 with illustrations by Yuuya Kusaka. The new anime is commemorating the series' 25th anniversary in 2019. Akita is debuting a new volume in the series on December 25, the first new volume in the light novel series in four years.

Sources: Sorcerous Stabber Orphen anime's website, Comic Natalie

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