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'Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World' Anime Reveals More Cast

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Ayana Taketatsu, Jun Kasama play Apostles in October show

The official website for the television anime of Kei Sazane and Ao Nekonabe's Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World (Kimi to Boku no Saigo no Senjō, Arui wa Sekai ga Hajimaru Seisen) light novel series announced the cast members for two more of the Empire's Apostles on Monday:

Ayana Taketatsu as Risya In Empire (left in images below)
Jun Kasama as "Nameless" (right)

The website also announced that the opening and ending theme songs will go on sale on November 4 and 11, respectively.

Yen Press is publishing the light novels and their manga adaptation in English, and it describes the story:

A great war has raged for years between the scientifically advanced Empire and Nebulis, the realm of magical girls—until the youngest knight ever to receive the title of the Empire's strongest meets the princess of the rival nation. Though they are sworn enemies, the knight is taken by her beauty and dignity, and the princess is moved by his strength and way of life. Will the fighting between them ever be allowed to end?

The previously announced cast members include:

Yūsuke Kobayashi as Iska


Sora Amamiya as Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX

Kaori Ishihara as Nene Alkastone (left in image below) and Nao Shiraki as Mismis Klass (right)

Shunichi Toki as Jhin Syulargun (left in image below) and Yumiri Hanamori as Rin Vispose (right)

Ishihara also performs the opening theme song "Against." Sora Amamiya performs the ending theme song "Koori no Torikago" (Cage of Ice) as her character Aliceliese Lou Nebulis IX.

Shin Oonuma (BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense, ef: a tale of memories, Dusk maiden of Amnesia, WATAMOTE) and Mirai Minato (BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense., Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya, Masamune-kun's Revenge, Miss caretaker of Sunohara-sou) are both directing the anime at Silver Link. Kento Shimoyama (Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody, Good Luck Girl!, Servant × Service, The Ones Within) is in charge of series scripts. Kaori Sato (episode animation director on BOFURI: I Don't Want to Get Hurt, so I'll Max Out My Defense, Dusk maiden of Amnesia, Masamune-kun's Revenge, Shomin Sample) is credited as both character designer and chief animation director.

The other staff members include:

  • Additional Design: Shinpei Aoki
  • Mechanical Design: Yoshihiro Ujiie
  • Star Crest Design: Seita Takahashi, Hirotoshi Ikewaki (FUETE)
  • Monster Design: HB2P
  • Art Director/Art Design: Minoru Maeda
  • Color Design: Shiho Mizumoto
  • Compositing Director of Photography: Atsushi Sato
  • 3D Director: Hiroshi Kitamura
  • Editing: Yūji Kondō (REAL-T)
  • Sound Director: Fumiyuki Go
  • Sound Effects: Yuki Hayashi
  • Sound Production: Bit Groove Promotion
  • Music: Elements Garden (Ryota Tomaru, Seima Iwahashi, Ryutaro Fujinaga)
  • Music Production: Pony Canyon

The series will premiere in October, and Funimation will stream the anime.

Kadokawa began publishing the novels in print in Japan in May 2017. Okama launched the manga adaptation in Hakusensha's Young Animal magazine in May 2018.

Sources: Our Last Crusade or the Rise of a New World anime's website, Comic Natalies


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