Sentai Filmworks Licenses Vermeil in Gold Anime
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Sentai Filmworks announced on Wednesday that it has licensed the television anime of Kōta Amana and Yōko Umezu's Vermeil in Gold: A Desperate Magician Barges Into the Magical World Alongside the Strongest Calamity (Kinsō no Vermeil: Gakeppuchi Majutsushi wa Saikyō no Yakusai to Mahō Sekai o Tsukisusumu) manga. HIDIVE will exclusively stream the anime as part of the summer simulcast season. Sentai Filmworks will then release the series on home video at a later date.
The manga centers on Alto Goldfield, a student at a magical academy who aims to become a master of all magic. However, when he is on the verge of failing a class on summoning magic and in danger of being held back a year, he finds an old summoning grimoire. Following its instructions, he inscribes a magic circle, and ends up summoning a powerful demon named Vermeil, who was sealed long ago, and makes her his familiar. However, the voluptuous Vermeil occassionally requires magical energy from Alto, which she claims by kissing him deeply.
Takashi Naoya (Osamake, Val x Love, Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru) is directing the anime at Staple Entertainment, with Tatsuya Takahashi (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls, Ms. Koizumi loves ramen noodles, Domestic Girlfriend) supervising the series' scripts. Matsuo Asami is the assistant director. Kiyoshi Tateishi (Val x Love, Gekidol) is designing the characters, with Ayana Togashi as sub-character designer. Tateishi is also the chief animation director, alongside Toshimitsu Kobayashi, Yukiyo Komito, and Atsushi Aono. Hiroyuki Ikeda is the CG director. Hiroki Ozaki is the art director, while Ryoji Nagasaki is the color key artist. Mitsuhiro Kuno is the compositing director of photography, while Tomomi Umetsu is in charge of editing.
Source: Sentai Filmworks