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8th ‘Assassins Pride’ Anime Episode Previewed

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The fall 2019 anime adaptation of the Assassin's Pride light novel series from Kei Amagi is underway and some new promotion has come out for it.
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The fall 2019 anime adaptation of the Assassin’s Pride light novel series from Kei Amagi is underway and some new promotion has come out for it. The ninth episode is slotted for a December 5th, 2019 debut and the official site has rolled out the first preview for it. HIDIVE is handling the simulcast for it outside of Japan.

The series is directed by Kazuya Aiura based on the scripts from Deko Akao. Maho Yoshikawa is serving as the character designer and chief animation director with EMT Squared handling the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes Yuuki Ono as Kufa Vampir, Tomori Kusunoki as Melida Angel, Yui Ishikawa as Elise Angel, Marina Yabuuchi as Rosetti Pricket, Maaya Uchida as Mule la Mor, Azumi Waki as Salacha Schicksal, Sora Tokui as Black Madea, and Asami Seto as Shinhua Tsvetok.

The novels began in 2016 with Nuno Ninomoto handling the illustrations in it and it has nine volumes out so far.

Tomori Kusunoki is handling the opening theme song “Ijin-tachi no Hikan” while the group Run Girls, Run! will be handling the opening theme song with “Share the light.”

The novels have also gotten a manga adaptation that began in 2017 with Yoshie Kato handling that in Ultra Jump with three compiled volumes released so far. Neither work has been licensed in English yet.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The series takes place in a world where only those from noble families have the mana to be able to fight against monsters. Kūfa is a noble-born to a duke’s family who is sent to tutor a young woman named Merida. If it turns out that Merida has no talent with mana, Kūfa is secretly instructed to assassinate her.

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