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‘The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World’ Anime Reveals 5th Episode Preview

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© Nana Mikoshiba / Kodansha / The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World Production Committee

A new anime adaptation has gotten some new details with The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World property. The original light novels are known as Hyо̄ken no Majutsushi ga Sekai wo Suberu – Sekai Saikyо̄ no Majutsushi de Aru Shо̄nen wa, Majutsu Gakuin ni Nyūgaku Suru and come from writer Nana Mikoshiba and artist Norihito Sasaki began in 2019 while the manga from Riko Korie began in 2020 and has eight volumes out so far.

With Crunchyroll previously revealing their pickup for it, a bit more has now come in about the series. With the show set for a January 5th, 2023 debut, the official site has now dropped the first episode preview for the fifth episode which arrives on February 2nd, 2023.

The series will be directed by Masahiro Takata and is based on the scripts that they’re working on. Makoto Shimojima is handling the character designs with Cloud Hearts working on the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes Junya Enoki as Ray White, Iori Saeki as Amelia Rose, Nana Harumura as Elisa Griffith, Azumi Waki as Rebecca Bradley, Kaede Hondo as Clarisse Cleveland, Akira Sekine as Ariane Olgren, Atsumi Tanezaki as Lydia Ainsworth, Nanako Mori as Abby Garnet, Maaya Uchida as Carol Caroline, and Yuichiro Umehara as Evi Armstrong.

The series features Sizuk performing the anime’s opening theme song “Dystopia”  while the ending theme song “Loudhaler” is performed by Maaya Uchida.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: The Iceblade Sorcerer is hailed as the most powerful sorcerer in the world. The one who inherited this title, Ray White, struggles to deal with his own immense power. After fighting in the Far East War, his last accomplishment, he vanished from the battlefield along with a deeply scarred psyche. Three years have passed since then, and Ray has enrolled at the Arnold Academy of Magic, a school attended by elite sorcerers from around the world. Ray is the first “Ordinary” to attend this academy since it was founded, so he’s greeted by looks of scorn and contempt from its noble-born students. And now, he and the priceless friends he has found there are about to become entangled in multiple schemes. So begins the story of the most powerful sorcerer’s school life filled with both friendship and hardship.

© Nana Mikoshiba / Kodansha / The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World Production Committee
© Nana Mikoshiba / Kodansha / The Iceblade Sorcerer Shall Rule the World Production Committee

 

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