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Fantasy Novel ‘The Iceblade Sorcerer’ to Receive an Anime in 2023

Being a gifted child or the chosen one in anime means never getting to live a normal life, and Ray White has had enough of that. Even though he tries to live as an ordinary person, he can’t escape his fate, and soon The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World.

The novel series is very underrated, which is a shame given how thrilling the story is. Keeping this in mind, the franchise is adapting it as an anime to reach the right audience.

As revealed in its latest teaser, ‘The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World’ anime is slated for a January 2023 debut.

TV アニメ『冰剣の魔術師が世界を統べる』ティザーPV|2023年1月から放送開始!
TV anime “The magician of the ice sword rules the world” teaser PV | Broadcast starts in January 2023!

The teaser shows Ray going through a traumatic event during a war where he lost someone close to him. A few years later, he enrolls at the Arnold Academy of Magic to restart his life as an ordinary guy.

It turns out that school wasn’t very kind to him either, as people looked down on him and mocked him for being from a poor background. Despite such a social setback, he managed to befriend the prideful yet kind Amelia, the shy book nerd Elisa, and muscle-brain Evy.

While these were minor inconveniences, the trailer shows evil forces at work who are planning to wreak havoc. They can obviously try that, but I can’t imagine the dreadful punishment they’ll get for disrupting Ray’s peaceful life.

The franchise also dropped a new key visual featuring Ray, Elisa, and Amelia in battle mode.

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Broadcast information &

Teaser visual release⚔

The TV anime “Ice Sword Magician.”

Broadcast on TBS and BS11 from January 2023

Along with the full-scale start of the TV anime, a teaser visual has been released that depicts Ray in a combat stance against the backdrop of an ice-covered battlefield.

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I know you guys are already curious about these characters’ cast, so here you go:

CharacterCastOther Works
Ray WhiteJunya EnokiYūji Itadori (Jujutsu Kaisen)
Amelia RoseIori SaekiKei Ayamine (Muv-Luv Alternative)
Elisa GriffithNana HarumuraAmurita (Z/X Code reunion)

We also have the main staff team that will be working on the anime:

PositionStaffOther Works
Director, Series Composition, Sound DirectorMasahiro TakataHigh-Rise Invasion
Character DesignerMakoto ShimojimaKingdom
Animation ProductionCloud HeartsTawawa on Monday Two

This story has it all: adventure, fantasy, magic, comedy, and whatnot. I have some pretty high expectations from this one, and looking at the team, I know I won’t be disappointed.

About The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World

The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World is a novel series written by Nana Mikoshiba. Its light novel series is illustrated by Riko Korie, while the manga is illustrated by Norihito Sasaki. An anime adaptation based on it is scheduled to premiere in January 2023.

It follows the most powerful soldier, the Iceblade Sorcerer whose real name is Ray White. Three years after leading the country to victory, Ray decides to live a normal life and enrolls at the prestigious Arnold Academy. He might have an ordinary and peaceful life now but his adventures are just beginning.

Source: The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World Anime’s Official Website

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