Most isekai anime protagonists are lucky enough to get reincarnated as a hero, but that’s not the case in the upcoming Reincarnated as a Sword anime.
In this quirky story, the protagonist literally gets reborn as a magical sword.
Now, his only dream is to be wielded by a beautiful elven warrior woman. Alas, after getting stuck in the ground, he realizes that his dreams are as good as dead. Can he find a suitable wielder?
You will get to witness a unique isekai journey this fall as the Reincarnated as a Sword anime will be released in October 2022.
While you wait for the anime to debut, check out the latest promotional video that introduces the backgrounds of the magical sword and its wielder.
The video shows who will finally pick up the magical sword. A beast-girl named Fran will spot it when she’s in danger and equip it. After she escapes from danger due to the blade, she will decide to always carry it around and names it ‘Master.’
Fran had lost her parents as a child and was later enslaved, she wants to become strong just like Master. After the duo band together, they will go on an epic adventure together to slay beasts and max out their levels.
The brand-new visual also shows Fran pulling out Master. This is the moment when they first met and Master helped destroy her slavery contract which had bound her.
Studio C2C is in charge of the series’ animation and the staff members have also been revealed:
|Position||Staff Member||Other Works|
|Director||Shinji Ishihira||Fairy Tail|
|Script Writer||Takahiro Nagano||Duel Masters|
|Character Designer||Atsuki Saitō||Hitori Bocchi no Marumaru Seikatsu|
|Music Composer||Yasuharu Takanashi||Fairy Tail, Beelzebub|
Once Fran equips Master, she will realize that the sword is the best at slicing, dismantling, cooking, and various magic attacks. The only thing left for the duo is to enroll as an adventurer and discover the wonders of the world.
About Reincarnated as a Sword
Also known as TenKen, it is a Japanese light novel series written by Yuu Tanaka and illustrated by Llo. It started as a web novel on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in October 2015.
The plot revolves around a person who finds himself in another world reincarnated as a sword after dying in the human world. He has no recollection of his name but weirdly remembers everything else from his life as a human. Accepting his fate, he looks for someone who can own him.
A catgirl slave named Fran soon discovers the sword, uses it to kill a two-headed bear, and gives it the name “Teacher”. The duo then embarks on an adventure.
Source: Official Website
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