Written by Keiso and illustrated by Kureta, the Ishura novels are a popular fantasy series that topped the Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! fan vote in 2021, landing the most votes in the guidebook’s history. Now a TV anime is officially on the way, and Kadokawa has a teaser trailer, a pair of visuals and the two lead cast members to reveal along with it.
First up, the teaser:
Illustrator Kureta also whipped up some art for the announcement:
Cast members revealed thus far include Yuki Kaji (Eren in Attack on Titan) as Soujiro the Willow-Sword:
And Reina Ueda (Kanao in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Yuno the Distant Talon:
Yen Press publishes the original light novels in English and describes them like so:
In a world where the Demon King has died, a host of demigods capable of felling him have inherited the world. A master fencer who can figure out how to take out their opponents with a single glance; a lancer so swift they can break the sound barrier; a wyvern rogue who fights with three legendary weapons at once; an all-powerful wizard who can speak thoughts into being; an angelic assassin who deals instant death. Eager to attain the title of “True Hero,” these champions each pursue challenges against formidable foes and spark conflicts among themselves. The battle to determine the mightiest of the mighty begins.
Via Crunchyroll News