“Witness a more cruel side to the powerful Norse Gods that once swore to protect humanity from harm, as they decide to end mankind’s reign and kill off the guilty humans.”
Are you brave enough to challenge a God? When 13 mortal humans are challenged to fight 13 Gods for mankind’s survival, all hell breaks loose in the Land of Gods.
This the very story depicted in Shinya Umemura and Takumi Fukui’s manga “Shuumatsu no Valkyrie” aka Record of Ragnarok.
We fans had hoped for an anime adaptation that would highlight the thrilling action and incredible visuals of the original manga and to our surprise, Warner Bros. Japan is doing just as we asked.
Warner Bros. Japan is fulfilling our wishes by producing a new anime adaptation of Record of Ragnarok debuting 2021. A short teaser trailer was also released which reveals the cast, crew and visuals for the upcoming anime.
The PV reveals some scenes from the upcoming Record of Ragnarok anime and also informs about the cast and crew for the whole series.
The key visual reveals the first look of Brunhild, the oldest of the 13 Valkyrie sisters.
The voice cast for the anime includes:
|Brunhild||Miyuki Sawashiro||Luca (Berserk)|
|Thor||Hikaru Midorikawa||Kaitou (Air Gear)|
|Lu Bu||Tomokazu Seki||Touya (Cardcaptor Sakura)|
|Zeus||Wataru Takagi||Manpuku (Air Bound)|
The Opening Theme song titled “Kamigami” will be sung by the band “Maximum The Hormone.”
The crew includes:
|Director||Masao Ookubo||Onegai My Melody Yū & Ai|
|Studio||Graphinica||Re:Stage! Dream Days♪|
|Character Design||Masaki Saito||—|
|Series Composition||Kazuyuki Fudeyasu||By the Grace of the Gods|
The story, as told in the manga, is about an epic showdown happening between Gods and Humans when Zeus declares mankind’s extinction after declining them 1000 more years of survival.
Brunhild, the oldest of the 13 Valkyrie sisters suggests a death match between humans and gods and selects a powerful Chinese warrior named Lu Bu to fight Thor, God of thunder.
Although, the manga is still ongoing, the impressive story will make the anime just as exciting to watch.
We can’t wait to find out who wins the Great Ragnarok War and if the humans get a chance to claim their stake for survival.
About Record of Ragnarok
Record of Ragnarok (Shuumatsu no Valkyrie) is a seinen manga written by FUKUI Takumi. It has been serialized in Monthly Comic Zenon magazine since 2017.
The gods decide whether to allow humankind to live or perish. The divine beings conclude that Humanity ought to be destroyed.
In any case, things change when a solitary Valkyrie puts a recommendation to let the divine beings and mankind battle one final fight.
By this implies, Humanity can substantiate themselves and proceed to live. As indicated by the strategy, 13 gods will battle against 13 human victors in one-on-one fights to choose whether humankind lives or bites the dust.