A Reincarnated as a Sword trailer PV was released, revealing that the anime is set to premiere on the Japanese streaming service, ABEMA, on September 28, 2022. That means the Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita anime is technically coming out in the final days of Summer 2022, but it’ll still be considered a Fall 2022 anime.
The show will also be broadcasted on TOKYO MX and ABC TV on October 5, 2022, and BS Asahi on October 7, 2022.
The anime was first announced back in September 2021, and the lead cast was announced in February 2022. At AnimeJapan 2022, along with the first trailer PV, the main staff was also revealed.
The trailer PV shows the moment when Fran first metes her master and their fights together as a team. The trailer also revealed and previewed the opening and ending theme songs.
The OP theme song is “Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita” or “Reincarnated as a Sword” by Kishida Kyoudan & The Akeboshi Rockets. The ED theme song is “more＜STRONGLY” by Maon Kurosaki.
Here is the trailer PV released by the production team on the NBCUniversal Anime/Music Youtube Channel:
Reincarnated as a Sword cast and staff
The newly announced cast includes:
- Ami Koshimizu (Holo in Spice and Wolf) as Amanda
- Wataru Hatano (Gajeel Redfox in Fairy Tail) as Klimt
The previously announced main cast includes:
- Shinichiro Miki (Roy Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) as Master
- Ai Kakuma (Eris Greyrat in Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) as Fran
Shinji Ishihira is directing the anime at C2C Studio, with Shimizu Kazunobu as the Assistant Director. Takahiro Naganois in charge of the series scripts. Atsuko Saitou is designing the characters. He is also the Chief Animation Director. Yasuharu Takanashi from Team-MAX is composing the music.
Here is the key visual released by the production team:
More about Reincarnated as a Sword
Reincarnated as a Sword or Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita TV anime is based on the light novel series of the same name written by Yuu Tanaka and illustrated by Llo.
The novels were first published on the user-generated novel publishing website Shosetsuka ni Naro in October 2015. It was later acquired by Micro Magazine, and the first volume was released in July 2016 under their GC Novels imprint.
Thirteen volumes have been published to date, with the 14th volume releasing on September 30, 2022.
The series has also received a manga adaptation by Tomowo Maruyama, published by Gentosha. A total of 11 volumes have been released to date, with the 12th volume releasing on September 24, 2022.
The story follows the adventures of a 30-year-old man who gets reincarnated into another world as a sword! He meets a cat girl named Fran, and they embark on their journey together in this new world.
For more information on the series, visit the official Reincarnated as a Sword anime website.