The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Anime Gets New Trailer

The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy Anime Gets New Trailer

The anime adaptation of The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy has received a third promotional video, which includes a preview of the opening song “1000 Nen Ai” by Chiai Fujikawa and the traumatic past of its two main heroines.

The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur is set to begin airing in Japan on October 2 (effectively October 3 at 1:30 AM JST). The anime is based on the light novel series written by Yuu Shimizu and illustrated by Asagi Toosaka, which is began in 2019 and has 13 volumes as of July 2023.

Yen Press describes the books’ plot as:

Battles for ancient kingdoms are nothing compared to the battles of a classroom!

Awakening from magical stasis after a thousand years, the Dark Lord Leonis suddenly finds himself in the body of a ten-year-old boy! He quickly meets Riselia, a girl confronting the Voids, creatures that have nearly exterminated humanity. Determined to uncover the mysteries of this strange new era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight back against these enigmatic monsters. Could the Voids hold some connection to Leonis’s past?

Hiroyuki Morita (Bokurano) is directing the anime at Passione with Takayuki Noguchi (The Angel Next Door Spoils Me Rotten) and Satsuki Hayasaka as character designers, Kunihiko Okada (The Eminence in Shadow scriptwriter) as series composer and scriptwriter, and Yuuji Nomi (Bokurano) as music composer. 

Meanwhile, the cast includes Marina Inoue as Leonis, Yui Ishikawa as Riselia, Aya Suzaki as Regina, Hiromi Igarashi as Elfiné, Honoka Kuroki as Sakuya, Arisa Nakada as Shary, Tomofumi Ikezoe as Blackas, Ai Kakuma as Roselia, and Daisuke Hirakawa as Leonis’s demon king form.

The light novels are published under KADOKAWA’s MF Bunko J label. They have inspired a manga adaptation by Asuka Keigen.


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