The official website for the television anime of Shinkoshoto’s The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest (Shikkaku Mon no Saikyō Kenja) light novel series posted the anime’s first full promotional video and theme song artists.
It was also revealed on the website that the show will debut in January 2022. The anime will be streamed by Crunchyroll.
The duo fripSide is performing the opening theme song “Leap of faith”, which can be heard in the video above. Voice actress Yuki Nakashima is performing the ending theme song “Day of Bright Sunshine”.
A manga adaptation began in 2017 and has 16 volumes as of September 2021. The manga adaptation is being published by Square Enix and it is described as thus:
His strength limited by the magical crest with which he was born, Mathias, the world’s most powerful sage, decides reincarnation is necessary to become the strongest of all. Upon his rebirth as a young boy, Mathias is thrilled to discover he’s been born with the optimal crest for magical combat on his first try! Unfortunately, the world he’s been born into has abysmally poor standards when it comes to magic, and everyone thinks he’s still marked for failure! Now it’s up to Mathias to prove everyone wrong…world’s strongest sage-style!
STAFF AND CAST
The staff of The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest includes Noriaki Akitaya (ORESUKI Are you the only one who loves me) as director, Huuka Kazabana (The Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest light novel illustrator) as original character designer, Mina Oosawa (I-CHU) as character designer, and Hiroki Uchida (Date A Live III) as series composer. J.C.Staff is the production company for the anime.
The cast includes
- Nina Tamaki as Matthias
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Lurie
- Haruka Shiraishi as Alma
- Shiori Izawa as Iris
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