From the official website for the anime adaptation of the light novels written by mayoidoufu and illustrated by kurogin, Kuro no Shoukanshi (Black Summoner) a new promotional video for the series was unveiled. It is worth remembering that this project is scheduled to be released in Japan in July.

A new promotional image was also released.

Additionally, it was announced that voice actresses Yume Miyamoto and Konomi Inagaki will join the series' cast to play the characters Rion and Ange, respectively.

mayoidoufu began independent publication of the novel through the website Shousetsuka ni Narou and to date it has already circulated more than 1.4 million copies published through the publisher OVERLAP in Japan since June 2016. A manga adaptation by Gin Amou will be published via the service Comic Gardo since January 2018.

voice output

  • Kouki Uchiyama like Kelvin.
  • Manaka Iwami like Efil.
  • Queen Ueda like Melfina.

production team

  • Yoshimasa Hiraike (Wotaku ni Koi wa Muzukashii, Working!!, Amagami SS) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios satellite.
  • Miwa Ooshima (Baka for testing Shoukanjuu, Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan, Otome Game no Hametsu Flag shika Nai Akuyaku Reijou ni Tensei shiteshimatta) is responsible for character design.

Summary of Kuro no Shoukanshi

"If you truly want to become stronger, you must challenge and defeat those stronger than you." During the transmigration to another world, Kelvin traded his memories for a collection of powerful new abilities. As the world's most powerful summoner, he embarks on the ultimate adventure, and his first follower is the very goddess who created him. – he soon discovers that his true nature is that of a battle junkie. Anyone wanna fight? Sure, let it begin!

Faced with one formidable foe after another, Kelvin can hardly contain his glee as he basks in the sheer excitement of a good fight. The curtain rises on an epic saga as this black-clad warrior and his allies make their way down the annals of history. Colorful characters and exciting battles come to life in this visual story from Doufu Mayoi's light novel series.

Source: Official site


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