The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 1 Memorial Blu-ray BOX will be released on February 22, 2023.
The Blu-ray BOX will come at the price tag of 19,800 yen (tax included) and include all 24 episodes of the first season of the anime in 4 discs. Disc 1 — Episodes 1 to 6, Disc 2 — Episodes 7 to 12, Disc 3 — Episodes 13 to 18, and Disc 4 — Episodes 19 to 24.
Kore Yamazaki will draw the box, and character designer Hirotaka Kato will draw the jacket.
You can check out the store benefits here.
To commemorate the release of The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 1 Memorial Blu-ray BOX, two 15-second commercials have been released — “Chise Version” voiced by Atsumi Tanezaki and “Elias Version” by Ryota Takeuchi.
Here is the “Chise Version” of the commercial released by the production team on the Shochiku Youtube channel:
Here is the “Elias Version” of the commercial released by the production team on the Shochiku Youtube channel:
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2
In September 2022, it was announced that The Ancient Magus’ Bride will return with a second season. The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 release date is in in April 2023, the Spring 2023 anime season.
The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 2 will adapt the Gakuin (Academy) arc of the manga. It will feature Elias Ainsworth and magic apprentice Chise Hatori going to college as an auditing student and magic professor.
To commemorate the announcement, it was decided that The Ancient Magus’ Bride Season 1 will be re-aired. The anime is currently airing weekly on Sanyo Broadcasting, Gifu Broadcasting, Tokyo MX, BS11, and Nagasaki Cultural Broadcasting.
More about The Ancient Magus’ Bride
The Ancient Magus’ Bride anime, known in Japan as Mahoutsukai no Yome, is based on the manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Kore Yamazaki.
The manga was first serialized in Mag Garden’s Monthly Comic Blade but was later moved to the new Monthly Comic Garden magazine while also continuing to be released on the Monthly Comic Blade website. Its chapters have been compiled into eighteen tankobon volumes to date, with Volume 19 set to release on March 10, 2023.
Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the series for publication in North America and has released sixteen volumes to date. Volume 17 is set to release on March 7, 2023.
A TV anime adaptation of the series by Wit Studio aired from October 7, 2017, to March 24, 2018. The anime adapted the manga till the ninth volume.
For more information on the series, check out the official Mahoutsukai no Yome anime website.