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7th ‘Hortensia Saga’ Anime Episode Previewed

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The very end of 2019 brought the reveal that the Hortensia Saga property would be making the leap to the anime side as the game moved toward the multimedia approach with a manga as well. Set for a Winter 2021 debut with a firm January 6th, 2021 premiere date, Funimation previously confirmed their pickup of the series for streaming. They’ll handle streaming for it in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, and Ireland; on AnimeLab in Australia and New Zealand; and on Wakanim in France, Germany, Russia, and Scandinavia.

With the seventh episode coming up on February 17th, 2021 now, the official site has dropped the first promotional video for it. The YouTube videos are region-locked so we have it in Tweet form below.

The series is directed by Yasuto Nishikata based on the scripts overseen by Rintarou Ikeda. Takayuki Onoda is handling the character designs with LIDEN FILMS production the animation.

The Japanese cast includes Yoshimasa Hosoya as Alfred Ober, Yui Horie as Mariyus Casteledo, Kenjiro Tsuda as Maurice Baudelaire, Reina Ueda as Nonnoria Folley, Aya Uchida as Kuu Morimol, Yuichiro Umehara as Deflott Danowa, Yu Kobayashi as Adelheid Olivier, Tetsuya Kakihara as Leon D. Olivier, Takehito Koyasu Fernando Ober, Kenji Nomura as Lugis F. Camellia, Takuya Eguchi as Roy Bashro, Yuka Ōtsubo as Bernadetta Ober, Kazuma Horie as Alexi Baldebron, and Shūichi Ikeda as Didier Vialdo.

MY FIRST STORY is handling the opening theme song “LEader” for the series while the ending theme song “Yaso to Hakuchumu” is being performed by Mafumafu.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: Hortensia Saga is a medieval fantasy tale of war and chaos. Three years ago the king was betrayed and murdered by one of his dukes who then built his own kingdom out of the ashes of the old. But now, the original heir to the throne has secretly come of age.

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