The summer 2018 season is moving right along and one of the big shows is the continuing anime adaptation of the Black Clover manga property. With Crunchyroll streaming episodes every Tuesday at 6:25 am ET for their members, we now have out a preview of the forty-third episode that arrives on July 31st, 2018. Its availability is excellent as it’s open to viewers worldwide outside of Asia.
Please note that TV Tokyo takes these down when the episode goes live.
Tatsuya Yoshihara, who recently directed Monster Musume and Long Riders, is on board to direct based on the series composition by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu. Itsuki Takeda is working on the main character designs with Kumiko Tokunaga as the sub-character designer.
The Japanese cast includes Gakuto Kajiwara as Asta, Nobunaga Shimazaki as Yuno, Junichi Suwabe as Yami Sukehiro, Genki Muro as Magna Swing, Ayumu Murase as Luck Voltia, Jun Fukuyama as Finral Roulacase, Nana Mizuki as Vanessa Enoteca, Kana Yūki as Noelle Silva, Satoshi Hino as Gauch Adlai, Kiyono Yasuno as Charmy Pappitson, Kenichirou Matsuda as Gordon Agrippa, Toshiyuki Morikawa as Julius Nova Chrono, Kousuke Toriumi as Nozel Silva, Katsuyuki Konishi as Fuegoleon Vermillion, Yuu Kobayashi as Charlotte Roselei, Daisuke Namikawa as Jack the Ripper, Daisuke Ono as William Vangeance, Asuka Nishi as Mimosa Vermilion, and Takuma Terashima as Klaus Lunette.
The manga comes from Yuki Tabata which began in February 2015 and has sixteen volumes released so far. Viz Media is releasing it here in compiled volumes as well as part of the Weekly Shonen Jump digital magazine.
Plot Concept: In a world where magic is everything, Asta and Yuno are both found abandoned at a church on the same day. While Yuno is gifted with exceptional magical powers, Asta is the only one in this world without any. At the age of fifteen, both receive grimoires, magic books that amplify their holder’s magic. Asta’s is a rare Grimoire of Anti-Magic that negates and repels his opponent’s spells. Being opposite but good rivals, Yuno and Asta are ready for the hardest of challenges to achieve their common dream: to be the Wizard King. Giving up is never an option!