Earlier today, the official Assassin’s Pride anime website updated with a new teaser trailer and a key visual. We break the details down below.
The two-minute trailer focuses on the show’s action scenes, and previews character dialogue. Theme song Share the Light by Run Girls, Run! kicks in as a background track at the 1:05 mark.
The image features Kufa holding Melida protectively. Behind them, Rosetti and Elise loom.
Assassin’s Pride hits Japanese TV on October 10. The full premiere schedule is as follows (all times JST):
- AT-X: 10/10/2019 at 23:30 (10/10/2019 at 11:30PM)
- Tokyo MX: 10/10/2019 at 24:00 (10/11/2019 at Midnight)
- Sun TV: 10/10/2019 at 24:30 (10/11/2019 at 12:30AM)
- BS Nittele TV: 10/10/2019 at 25:00 (10/11/2019 at 1:00AM)
Kazuya Aiura is directing the title at EMT Squared, with Maho Yoshikawa (Yona of the Dawn, Amnesia) providing character designs. Deko Akao (Anonymous Noise, Do You Love Your Mom and Her Two-Hit Multi-Target Attacks?) is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Melida Angel: Tomori Kusunoki
- Kufa Vampir: Yuuki Ono
- Nerva Martillo: Ayane Sakura
- Salacha Schicksal: Azumi Waki
- Mule la Mor: Maaya Uchida
- Rosetti Pricket: Marina Yabūchi
- Williams Jin: Tatsuhisa Suzuki
- Father: Toshiyuki Morikawa
- Elise Angel: Yui Ishikawa
Kei Amagi and illustrator Nino Ninomoto’s Assassin’s Pride launched in 2016 under Fujimi Shobo’s Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint. Nine volumes of the series have shipped to stores to date, with the latest hitting retailers on January 19, 2019.
Amagi and illustrator Yoshie Katō kicked off a manga adaptation of the work in the pages of Shueisha’s Ultra Jump magazine in May 2017. Four volumes have been released to date, with the latest shipping to retailers on June 19, 2019.
Manga resource Baka-Updates describes the title as:
In the world where only the aristocrats have the power to fight the monster – mana, a youth named Kufa is dispatched as a tutor to find Mareida’s talent, a nuisance girl born in a duke’s family. If she is not talented, assassinate her. – that, is the dark side of his task…
Source: Comic Natalie