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I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World Anime Reveals New Promo Video, Ending Theme Artist

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Shikao Suga performs ending theme for series premiering on April 6

The staff for the anime of writer Miku and illustrator Rein Kuwashima's I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World (Isekai de Cheat Skill o Te ni Shita Ore wa, Genjitsu Sekai o mo Musōsuru) light novel series revealed a new promotional video for the series. The staff also revealed that Shikao Suga is performing the the ending theme song "Hachimitsu" (Honey).

The anime will premiere on April 6 and will air on Tokyo MX, BS11, KBS Kyoto, and Sun TV. The anime is also streaming in advance in Japan on April 3. Crunchyroll will stream the anime as it airs.

UNLIMITED PRODUCE by TMS is planning and producing the anime. Millepensee is producing the animation. Shin Itagaki (Teekyū franchise, So I'm a Spider, So What?) is the chief director and is also overseeing the series scripts. Shingo Tanabe (episode director for So I'm a Spider, So What?, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean) is directing the anime. Hiromi Kimura is adapting the characters for animation from Rein Kuwashima's original designs, and is also serving as chief animation director. Akiyuki Tateyama is composing the music. Tsukuyomi performs the opening theme song "Gyakuten Geki" (Turnabout Drama).

The anime stars:

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

A door to another world stretches out before a boy who's been brutally bullied all his life. This alternate reality grants him access to all sorts of things, like cheat skills and a portal that lets him travel between his old and new worlds! Can this class loser turn his life around back home...?

The book franchise has 2 million copies in circulation worldwide. The 12th light novel released in Japan on December 20. The manga's fourth volume shipped on December 26.

The franchise is getting a browser game titled Isekai de Cheat Skill o Te ni Shita Ore wa, Genjitsu Sekai o mo Musōsuru - Level Up wa Jinsei o Kaeta: Parallel Universe. The MMORPG will release worldwide in Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, and Korean on the G123 platform. The game will be free to play but will have optional in-game purchases.

Update: Added early streaming date. Source: I Got a Cheat Skill in Another World anime's website

Source: Press release

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