Never Too Old For Your Dreams: “Shinmai Ossan Bōkensha” Anime Release Date Revealed

Have you ever felt too old to pursue your dreams? Do not worry; our main character from Rookie Middle-Aged Adventurer can relate to your situation. 

Rookie Middle-Aged Adventurer focuses on a guy who dreamed of being an adventurer all his life. However, situations did not allow him to choose his life course, and now he wants to give his dreams a second go!

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The second PV shows the main character, Rick Gladiator, struggling to achieve his dream of becoming an adventurer despite being in his late twenties. He is seen struggling to fit in; however, he doesn’t seem to give up. 

The opening theme is titled “Bloom in the Wilderness” by Akira Kushida, and the ending theme is “Sagashimono” by Chiaki Fujikawa. 

Shin Katagai is directing the series at Yumeta Company. And here is the information about the rest of the staff members.

PositionStaffOther Works
Director Shin KatagaiRe:Stage! Dream Days
Animation Production Yumeta CompanyDurarara!! 
ScriptwriterKasumi TsuchidaLapis Re:LiGHTs
Character Designer Mari EguchiAtom The Beginning 
Music Composer Tomotaka OhsumiHandyman Saitō in Another World
Sound Director Toshiki KameyamaMy Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!

Major cast members for ‘The Rookie Middle-Aged Adventurer’ have been revealed, and here’s the list.

Character CastOther Works
Rick GladiatorTakuya SatōBakumatsu (Kondō Isami)
Reanette ElfeltSaori ŌnishiAmanchu! (Ai Ninomiya)
Broughton AshorcKenta MiyakeBaki (Jack Hanma)
Alicerette DraqulToshiyuki ToyonagaBungo Stray Dogs (Junichirō Tanizaki)
Angelica DiarmuitShino ShimojiGirl I Like Forgot Her Glasses (Narumi Someya)
Raster DiarmuitRyōhei KimuraGirl I Like Forgot Her Glasses (Ren Azuma)
Freed DiarmuitShinnosuke TokudomeShinmai Ossan Bōkensha (Freed Diarmuit)

The anime focuses on the struggles of someone past his prime age of becoming an adventurer. The themes of this anime are light and entertaining, and it is guaranteed to be a fun watch. So, join in for the adventure. 

About Shinmai Ossan Bōkensha, Saikyō Party ni Shinu Hodo Kitaerarete Muteki ni Naru

Shinmai Ossan Boukensha, Saikyou Party ni Shinu Hodo Kitae Rarete Muteki ni Naru started off as a web novel by Kiraku Kishima. A light novel series published under the HJ Novels label and illustrated by Tea began in December 2018.

Starting the path of an adventurer at a young age is common sense. It takes years of training to gain magical powers. However, Rick is beginning after he turns 30. Despite this setback, he has already lived an incredible life with top-ranking fighting abilities thanks to his work with Orichalcum Fist.

He is also part of a legendary party of the most powerful adventurers in the land. With skills honed by literal “Monster-class” masters ranging from dragons to vampires, Rick takes on one elite adventurer after another.

Source: Official Website

Aaheli Pradhan

Aaheli Pradhan

A grandma by heart who loves to knit, sketch, and swing in parks. Binge-reads a massive amount of manga from psychological to shounen-ai. Either awkward or salty, there's no in-between.


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