On the official page for the anime adaptation of the role-playing game for smartphones by SEGA, Hortensia sagathe opening sequence of the project was revealed. The video shows the opening theme of MY FIRST STORY and entitled "LEADER".

The statement also revealed twelve new speakers, including:

  • Takaya Hashi like Palthouser Dreadnought.
  • Atsuki Tani like George Dalmas.
  • Takehito Koyasu like Bokes Beltra.
  • Rie Kugimiya as Saria / Elva.
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Sharo D'Hortensia.
  • Shizuka itou like Marie.
  • Toshiyuki Morikawa like Jim McNeil and Adel.
  • Kouji ishii like Gaston.
  • Takahiro Sakurai like Lucan.
  • Shigeru Chiba like Dr. Gref.
  • Kana Asumi like Lacroix.

The series is set to premiere in Japan on January 6, 2021 Funimation worldwide distribution. For its part, SEGA released the smartphone game in April 2015. The players take on the role of a young feudal lord who unravels the secrets of the Hortensia Kingdom through battles and encounters. Furthermore, Put jea and Seiji are responsible for releasing a manga adaptation of the game that will be serialized in the magazine Monthly comic alive from the publisher Kadokawa since last March 27th.


  • Yoshimasa Hosoya as Alfred Ober.
  • Yui horie as Mariyus Casteledo.
  • Kenjiro Tsuda like Maurice Baudelaire.
  • Queen Ueda as Nonnoria Folley.
  • Aya Uchida like Kuu Morimol.
  • Yuichiro umehara like Deflott Danowa.

Production team

  • Yasuto Nishikata ((Kill bites, Nanatsu no Taizai) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios EYE FILMS.
  • Rintarou Ikeda ((Nanatsu no Taizai, Tejina Senpai) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Takayuki Onoda ((Granblue Fantasy the animation, Nanatsu no Taizai) is responsible for the character designs.
  • ZENTA is responsible for the composition of the soundtrack.
  • The rock band MY FIRST STORY plays the opening song titled "LEADER" while Mafumafu performs the final theme entitled "Yasou to Hakuchuumu".

Synopsis of Hortensia Saga

In the Kingdom of Hydrangeas, a world power thanks to the main regions of Camellias and Olivier, which serve as swords and shields against invasions, an uprising begins in Camellias! Will the knights of this war-torn world survive and protect Hortensia when Hortensia is heading for absolute chaos and the arrival of monsters, which only complicates the situation?

Source: Official Twitter account

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