It’s time to meet the first member of the cast of The Eminence in Shadow, an upcoming TV anime based on the light novel series written by Daisuke Aizawa and illustrated by Tozai. First up for this preview is Alpha, so dive into the introduction below ahead of the anime’s October 2022 premiere.
The Eminence in Shadow is being directed by Kazuya Nakanishi (chief animation director on Darwin’s Game), with Kanichi Kato on scripts and Makoto Iino adapting the original character designs. Yen Press publishes the series in English and describes it like so:
Even in his past life, Cid’s dream wasn’t to become a protagonist or a final boss. He’d rather lie low as a minor character until it’s prime time to reveal he’s a mastermind…or at least, do the next best thing-pretend to be one! And now that he’s been reborn into another world, he’s ready to set the perfect conditions to live out his dreams to the fullest. Armed with his overactive imagination, Cid jokingly recruits members to his organization and makes up a whole backstory about an evil cult that they need to take down. Well, as luck would have it, these imaginary adversaries turn out to be the real deal-and everyone knows the truth but him!
Via Comic Natalie