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Latest ‘Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi’ Anime Promo Highlights Opening Song

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The anime adaptation of the Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi is set for streaming with Crunchyroll and we’ve got an October 7th, 2018 debut in Japan. With that in mind, a new promotional video has landed that comes in at about 90-seconds that highlight the opening theme song and a good bit of animation and design work. The anime adaptation has Shin Itagaki directing it based on the series composition by Ryunosuke Kingetsu. Jouji Sawada is handling the character designs and AXsiZ is behind the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes:

  • Ryota Ohsaka as Montmorency
  • Yuko Ōno as Jeanne d’Arc
  • Yūki Takada as Philip
  • Hisako Tōjō as Astaroth
  • Manami Numakura as Richemont
  • Saori Ōnishi as Charlotte
  • Shizuka Ishigami as La Hire
  • Yūki Kuwahara as Batard
  • Junji Majima as Alençon
  • Hidenori Takahashi as Xaintrailles

The novels are written by Mikage Kasuga and illustrated by Merontomari with four volumes out so far in Japan plus a short story collection novel.

Check out the promo for the first volume of the light novels from back in 2015 below.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The story is set in the 15th century, during the Hundred Years’ War between France and England over the succession to the French throne. Montmorency, the son of a noble, immerses himself in the studies of magic and alchemy at a royal knight training school. However, following France’s crushing defeat at Agincourt, the school is dissolved. Having lost everything and now a wanted man, Montmorency, who had just become an alchemist, encounters a mysterious village girl named Jeanne.

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