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Second ‘Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight’ Anime Blu-ray Release Artwork Arrives

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The fall 2018 anime adaptation of the Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi is getting its home video release handled by DMM Pictures and they’ve set a shortened scheduled for it. The first set arrives in about a month but we’re now looking at the artwork for the second volume that arrives on January 25th, 2019. The twelve episode series is getting done as three box sets that begin release on December 21st, 2018. Each set is priced at 12,800 yen and come with four episodes each.

The anime adaptation has Shin Itagaki directing based on the series composition by Ryunosuke Kingetsu. Jouji Sawada worked on 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, and 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.

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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.

Volume Date Extras
1 12/21/18 Booklet, CD
2 01/25/19 Booklet, CD
3 02/22/19
Ulysses Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight Japanese Volume 2 Cover
Ulysses Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemist Knight Japanese Volume 1 Cover

[Source: Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi]

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