A press release announced that light novels by Kanata Yanagino and illustrated by Case saga rin, Saihate not a paladin ((The distant paladin), will have an anime adaptation that will premiere in Japan next October.

Yanagino began publishing these lightweight novels, illustrated by Rin, through the publishing label in March 2016. Overlap bunkowhile the publisher OVERLAP released the fourth volume in September 2017 in Japan.


  • Maki Kawase like Will.
  • Katsuyuki Konishi than blood.
  • Yui horie like Mary.
  • Nobuo Tobita like Gus.
  • Ayumu Murase like Menel.

Production team

  • Yuu Nobuta ((Daitoshokan no Hitsujikai, High School Fleet, Shuumatsu no Harem) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios Children's playground entertainment.
  • Tatsuya Takahashi ((Inland na Kanojo, Eromanga Sensei, Kenja no Mago) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Kouji Haneda ((Orenchi no Furo Jijou, scared rider Xechs, Sengoku โ˜† Paradise Kiwami) is responsible for the character design.

Synopsis of Saihate not a paladin

In a city of the dead, long ruined and far removed from human civilization, lives a single human child. His name is Will and he is raised by three undead: the powerful skeletal warrior Blood; the graceful mummified priestess Mary; and the curious spectral magician Gus. All three give love to the boy and teach him everything they know. But one day Will starts to wonder, "Who am I?"

Will must uncover the secrets of the distant land of death and uncover the secret past of the undead. He must learn the love and mercy of the good gods and the fanaticism and madness of the bad. And when he knows everything, the boy will take his first step towards becoming a paladin. "I promised you. It will take a while, but I'll tell you everything. This is the story of the death of many heroes. It's the story of how we died and it's the reason you grew up here."

Fountain: Comic Natalie

ยฉ Kanata Yanagino, OVERLAP / Production Committee of the Distant Paladin


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