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Seirei Gensouki Novel Gets Anime Adaptation: New Visual And Teaser

The concept of reincarnation was developed through ancient mythologies, where the non-physical essence of a living being starts a new life in a different body.


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Famous anime like Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon and Yona of the Dawn have portrayed this concept beautifully.

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles follows an orphaned boy named Rio, who is the reincarnation of Haruto Amakawa, a Japanese university student. Soon he discovers the tragic history of his past self.

The light novel series by Yuri Kitayama and Riv will receive an anime adaptation. The anime’s official website released a teaser video and a key visual for the same.

TV animation has been decided, “The intersection of the previous life and the present world-a fantasy of reincarnation in another world.” https://seireigensouki.com

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The teaser video shows us a glimpse of the main characters. We get to see Rio and Charles Arbor fighting with a sword.

【TVアニメ化決定】『精霊幻想記』ティザーPV
[TV animation decision] “Seirei Gensouki” teaser PV
Seirei Gensouki Novel Gets Anime Adaptation
Seirei Gensouki Visual | Source: Fandom

The key visual features Rio holding a sword. Celia Claire, Aishia, and Miharu Ayase are also seen in the background.

The exact release date of the anime has not been revealed yet. However, we already know about the staff and cast.

PositionStaffOther Works
Director, Series CompositionOsamu YamasakiHakuouki, Actors: Songs Connection
ScriptMitsutaka Hirota, Megumu Sasano, Yoshiko NakamuraAmaama to Inazuma, Animegataris and Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai respectively
Character DesignKyouko YufuGleipnir prop design, Kanojo, Okarishimasu animation director
StudioTMS EntertainmentDr. Stone
CharacterCastOther Works
Haruto Amakawa (Rio’s past life)Yoshitsugu MatsuokaIzou Okada (Bakumatsu)
Rio (Young)Ayaka SuwaAzuma Tokaku (Akuma no Riddle)
Celia ClaireAkane FujitaMegumi (High School Fleet)
AishiaYūki KuwaharaSora Narukami (Day I Became a God)
LatifaTomori KusunokiNatsume (Deca-Dence)
Miharu AyaseSayaka HaradaKikuko Gotô (Iwa-Kakeru! -Sport Climbing Girls)
Flora BeltrumKaede HondoKokoro Yotsuba (Kami-sama Minarai: Himitsu no Cocotama)
Christina BeltrumSayumi SuzushiroAkira Ōno (Hi Score Girl)
Roanna FontaineSayaka KanekoSora (High School Fleet)
Alfred EmerleKenji HamadaTarō Kawaguchi (Bakuman)
Charles ArborAtsushi TamaruChō Soran (Hitori no Shita – the outcast)
Reiss VulfeKoji YusaGin Ichimaru (Bleach)
Liselotte CretiaNao TōyamaHonami Ichinose (Classroom of the Elite)
SaraHiyori NittaHime (High School Fleet)
OrphiaYukina ShutōHyoudou Shizuku (Idoly Pride)
AlmaAsuka NishiMimosa Vermillion (Black Clover)

We will get to see how Rio unravels the mysteries of his past life. He will awaken an unknown “special power,” that can give him a better life.

A manga adaptation of the light novel series by tenkla was also released on the Comic Fire website in October 2016 but got discontinued after a few months.

Later, another new manga adaptation of the series was released on the same website.

J-Novel Club has licensed both the light novel and manga adaptation in English for digital release in July and November 2018. The 12th light novel volume was released on November 18.

About Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles

Seirei Gensouki: Spirit Chronicles is a light novel series written by Yuri Kitayama and Riv. The novel got a manga adaptation around 2017. The novel presents the concept of reincarnation.

The story follows an orphan boy named Rio, who is the reincarnation of Haruto Amakawa, a Japanese university student. Slowly he discovers about the tragic death in his past life.

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