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The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy is written by Yu Shimizu (author of the popular series Bladedance of Elementalers, with over 2 million copies sold), and original character concepts by Asagi Tosaka (known for illustrating Girly Air Force). Together, they make an unbeatable duo! The series takes place in a fantasy school setting, centered around an ancient Dark Lord who awakens in the form of a 10 year-old child and meets a host of lovely heroines.
This time, the synopsis and scene previews for episode 6 have been released.
It has also been revealed that The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy will be taking part in the Nakanoshima Anime BOX event in Osaka on November 23 (Thursday, holiday).
■Episode 6: “The Dark Lord’s Resolution”
A Stampede devastates the Seventh Assault Garden. This disaster was brought about by Arakael—Archsage turned Void Lord—who was one of the Six Heroes that fought against the Dark Lord Leonis a thousand years prior.
Arakael captures Riselia in order to lure out Leonis, so with his pride as Dark Lord on the line, Leonis goes to retrieve his follower. A fierce battle between Arakael and Leonis then ensues, and Arakael attacks with tremendous force. Before long, Leonis makes a certain important decision.
Scenario: Kunihiko Okada / Storyboard: Hiroyuki Shimazu / Unit Director: Yūta Kida
[The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy will be at Nakanoshima Anime BOX in Osaka!]
The pop culture event Nakanoshima Anime BOX will be taking place at the Osaka City Central Public Hall from November 23 (Thursday, holiday) to November 26 (Sunday), and The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy will be joining the event.
A wide variety of content will be shown on stage on November 23 (Thursday, holiday), including a talk show discussing the appeal of The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy TV anime, a theme song mini concert featuring Chiai Fujikawa and Kaho, and more.
Time: November 23 (Thursday, holiday) from 12:00~13:30
Location: Main Hall
*Please apply after November 1, 2023 (Wednesday) at 18:00 via the following official site to view the performance:
TV Anime The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy
As the most powerful of the Dark Lords, Leonis sealed his body away to one day exact his revenge. However, when he is awakened after 1000 years of slumber, he finds that his body has reverted to that of a 10 year-old boy!
“How could this be?!” He wonders to himself, when a young woman discovers him.
“How’d you get stuck in here, little guy? Don’t worry, I’ll protect you,” the young woman says, trying to comfort the awakened Dark Lord.
This girl, Riselia, is a student at Excalibur Academy, and Leonis is astonished when he finds out how drastically his world has changed. Hearing about such things as the unknown and hostile Voids, the Seventh Assault Garden, and the absurdly powerful Excalibur, Leonis is totally lost in his new surroundings but ultimately enrolls in Excalibur Academy.
In a future world that has lost its connection to magic, the mightiest Dark Lord joins forces with beautiful heroines in this fantasy school story!
<TV Tokyo> From October 2, every Monday at 1:30 after midnight
<BS Fuji> From October 5, every Thursday from 12:30 after midnight
<ATX> From October 3, every Tuesday from 9:30 PM
(Reruns: Every Thursday at 9:30 AM / Every Monday at 3:30 PM)
Premium Exclusive Advance Distribution: From September 25, every Monday after midnight at 1:30
Free Distribution for One Week: From October 2, every Monday after midnight at 2:00
・Other Streaming Services
Nico Nico Channel / DMM TV / d Anime Store / FOD / Happy! Douga / Hulu Store / J:COM On Demand / milplus / Prime Video / TELASA / Bandai Channel / (and others)
Leonis: Marina Inoue
Riselia: Yui Ishikawa
Regina: Aya Suzaki
Elfiné: Hiromi Igarashi
Sakuya: Honoka Kuroki
Shary: Arisa Nakada
Blackas: Tomofumi Ikezoe
Roselia: Ai Kakuma
Dark Lord Leonis: Daisuke Hirakawa
Original Creator: Yu Shimizu (MF Bunko J’s The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy / published by KADOKAWA)
Original Character Concept: Asagi Tosaka, Asuka Keigen
Director: Hiroyuki Morita
Music: Yūji Nomi
Series Composition, Scenario: Kunihiko Okada
Art Director: Nozomu Koga
Production Designer: Shūjirō Hamakawa
Concept Art: Ley Yumeno
Character Designers: Takayuki Noguchi, Satsuki Hayasaka
Creature Design: Takaaki Izumo
Art Director: Satoshi Ōkubo (Goofy)
Color Design: Sakie Suzuki (C&S)
Camera Directors: Kōji Hayashi(C&S), Masaki Satake (C&S)
Editor: Ayako Tan(Graphinica)
Sound Director: Hisayoshi Hirasawa
Animation Production: Passione
Opening Theme Song: “Sen-nen Ai” by Chiai Fujikawa
Ending Theme Song: “Yururi” by Kaho
Published by MF Bunko J, The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy volumes 1~13 are now available!
Published by Kadokawa Comics Ace, The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Volumes 1~7 are now available!
▼TV Anime The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Official Site
▼The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Special Page
▼The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy List of Volumes
▼The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Manga Adaptation Page
▼The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Official X (Formerly Twitter)
(c) Yū Shimizu, Asagi Tohsaka / KADOKAWA / The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Production Committee
(c) Yū Shimizu Illustration: Asagi Tohsaka
(c) Yū Shimizu (c) Asuka Keigen