New visual, character illustrations also unveiled
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Rui Tsukiyo and Reia’s The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in a Different World as an Aristocrat (Sekai Saikō no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei Suru) light novels began streaming a teaser trailer for the anime on Friday. The trailer reveals the anime’s new October premiere date (the anime was previously slated for July), which the website as explains as due to “various circumstances.”
The site also revealed a teaser visual and character illustrations for the anime.
The cast includes:
Kenji Akabane as Lugh
Reina Ueda as Dia
Yūki Takada as Tarte
Shino Shimoji as Macha
Masafumi Tamura (Wise Man’s Grandchild, The Misfit of Demon King Academy, Two Car) is directing the anime at SILVER LINK and Studio Palette, and Katsuhiko Takayama (Two Car, Ange Vierge, The Future Diary) is both writing and overseeing the series scripts. Eri Nagata (Ensemble Stars!, Blade & Soul) is designing the characters.
When a great assassin is reborn in another world, he finds himself the heir to a long line of killers from the shadows. With both his modern-day knowledge and experience and the special magic and techniques of this new world, he could very well become the most unstoppable assassin in history…!
Tsukiyo began serializing the story on the “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” (Let’s Become Novelists) website in July 2018. Kadokawa began publishing the story in print volumes with illustrations by Reia beginning with the first volume in February 2019.
Seven Seas Entertainment publishes Hideaki Yoshikawa‘s manga adaptation of Tsukiyo’s Dungeon Builder: The Demon King’s Labyrinth is a Modern City! novels. Tsukiyo’s Redo of Healer light novel series also inspired an ongoing television anime adaptation that premiered on January 13.