In a recent revelation, the manga "Wistoria: Wand and Sword" (Tsue to Tsurugi no Wistoria), crafted by the esteemed Fujino Omori and brought to life through the illustrations of Toshi Aoi, is set to transition into the animated realm. The announcement, brimming with anticipation, unveils the voice actors and production crew, marking the anime's debut for the Summer-2024 (July-September) season in Japan.
The creator, Fujino Omori, renowned for the popular series “Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka?” (DanMachi: Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?), initiated this manga's journey in December 2020. It continues to captivate readers through its serialization in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine, a publication of Kodansha.
Meet the Voice Cast
- Kohei Amasaki voices the determined Will Serholt.
- Akira Sekine portrays the enigmatic Elfaria Alvis Serholt.
Behind the Scenes: Production Team
- The anime's helm is taken by Tatsuya Yoshihara (Black Clover, Chainsaw Man, Monster Musume no Iru Nichijou), who not only directs at Proceedings and Bandai Namco Pictures but also oversees the scriptwriting.
- Sayaka Ono (Cross Ange: Tenshi to Ryuu no Rondo, Sacred Seven, BASTARD!!: Ankoku no Hakaishin (ONA)) brings characters to life with her design and animation direction, while the trio of Raita Sunaga, Yoshirou Harada, and Ryou Akizuki conjure the monster designs.
- The auditory experience is crafted by Yuuki Hayashi (Boku no Hero Academia, Death Parade, Haikyuu!!), who composes the soundtrack.
Synopsis of Wistoria: Wand and Sword
Embark on a journey with Will Serfort, a young dreamer aspiring to become Magia Vander, a prestigious wizard of the Wizard Tower. Despite his inability to perform basic spells, Will's determination doesn't waver. He battles dungeon beasts for credits at Regarden Magic Academy and crosses swords with a daunting professor. His adventures are a testament to the spirit of perseverance.
Source: Comic Natalie
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