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First ‘Arifureta – From Commonplace to World’s Strongest’ Anime Promo Arrives

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Originally planned for the spring 2018 season, the anime adaptation of the Arifureta Shokugyou de Sekai Saikyou novels revealed in January 2018 that due to “various circumstances” the series was getting bumped to an April 2019 debut. The official site is now starting some real promotion for the series with the first formal promo now arriving that gives us a really great taste for the design of it. Kinji Yoshimoto is directing with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu working on the series composition. White Fox is joined by asread in producing the animation.

The Japanese cast includes:

  • Toshinari Fukamachi as Hajime Nagumo
  • Yuuki Kuwahara as Yue
  • Minami Takahashi as Shea Haulia
  • Saori Onishi as Kaori Shirasaki

The light novels come from writer Ryou Shirakome and illustrator TakayaKi, which has J-Novel Club releasing digitally and Seven Ses Entertainment releasing in physical form. The series has nine volumes out.

The project was originally going to be directed by Jun Kamiya based on the series composition by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu while Atsuo Tobe will be handling the character designs. White Fox is on board to produce the animation.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: When a classroom of students is transported to another world to act as its saviors, Hajime Nagumo finds himself the weakest link. As his friends and classmates are granted strong classes and impressive abilities due to their existing skills, he is given the weak title of Synergist. When a dungeon quest leaves him separated from his group, Hajime must discover his own talents or be left to rot in this world forever.

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