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Wistoria: Wand and Sword Anime's Promo Video Unveils Theme Songs, Additional Cast, July 7 Premiere (Updated)

posted on by Alex Mateo
Penguin Research perform opening, TRUE performs ending

The staff for the television anime adaptation of Fujino Ōmori and Toshi Aoi's Wistoria: Wand and Sword (Tsue to Tsurugi no Wistoria) manga unveiled a new promotional video, additional cast, theme song artists, and July 7 premiere on Friday. The trailer reveals and previews the opening theme song "Fire and Fear" by Penguin Research.

TRUE performs the ending theme song "Frozen."

The newly announced cast includes (Note: English name romanizations not confirmed):

Image courtesy of Slow Curve

The anime will premiere on 28 TBS networks on July 28, and stars:

Tatsuya Yoshihara (action director for Chainsaw Man) is directing the anime at Actas and Bandai Namco Pictures. Sayaka Ono (CROSS ANGE Rondo of Angel and Dragon) is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. Raita Sunaga, Yoshirou Harada, and Ryou Akizuki are in charge of monster design. Hiroto Morishita is the sound director at Jinnan Studio. Yuki Hayashi (My Hero Academia) is composing the music at Lantis.

Kodansha USA Publishing releases the manga in English, and released the seventh volume on March 12. The company describes the story:

A new, magical dungeon-adventure fantasy series from the author of Is It Wrong to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?! To fulfill the promise he made to his childhood friend, Will Serfort enters Regarden Magic Academy with the goal of making it to the top of the magical world. There's just one problem—he doesn't know how to use magic! Will the seemingly ordinary sword in his hand be the key to unlock his True potential?

Ōmori (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) and Aoi launched the manga in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in December 2020. Kodansha published the manga's 10th compiled book volume on Friday. The manga's "Terminalia Arc" and first part ended in May 2023 and got an epilogue chapter that June.

Update: Added premiere date. Thanks, harushiga.

Sources: Press release, Wistoria: Wand and Sword anime's website

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