Check Official Countdown Illustrations for “The Ancient Magus’ Bride” 2nd Part Release


To promote the theatrical release of its second part starting in Japan today, February 4, the official website and Twitter for the three-part OAD project inspired by Kore Yamazaki’s fantasy manga series Mahou Tsukai no Yome/The Ancient Magus’ Bride has been posting countdown illustrations drawn by its production staff members. Check their arts below.

  

The OAD series is based on the manga author’s original episode “Hoshi Matsu Hito/Those Awaiting a Star,” telling a prequel story about what happened to the protagonist Chise Hatori when she was 8 years old, long before she meets Elias Ainsworthis. The second part is scheduled to be screened at eight selected theaters for a limited time of two weeks, then will be bundled with the special edition of the manga’s 7th volume to be released on March 10. The last third part will be included in the special edition of the manga’s 8th volume to be available on September 9.

 

The first part, The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Those Awaiting a Star Part 1, is now available to Crunchyroll

members worldwide except Japan, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macau.

 

 

January 27 art illustrated by Mitsuaki Takabe

 

January 28 art by Reina Igawa (co-animation director)

 

January 29 art by Kana Ito

 

January 30 art by Mai Tejima

 

January 31 art by Hiromi Tanba

 

February 1 art by Haru Sakai

 

February 2 art by Masahiro Yamanaka

 

February 3 art by Masaaki Tanaka

 

February 4 art by Masafumi Yokota (sub character designer)

 

 


 

 

Trailer

 

Main visual

 

  

Main staff:

 Director: Norihiro Naganuma (Yowamushi Pedal The Movie)

 Scenario: Aya Takaha (Psycho-Pass)

 Character Design: Hirotaka Kato (Hozuki no Reitetsu)

 Arts: Bamboo

 Music Production: Flying Dog

 Anime Production: WIT STUDIO (Attack on Titan)

 Distribution: Shochiku

 Planning, Production: Production I.G

 

Main Voice Cast:

 Chise Hatori: Atsumi Tanezaki (Moe Nishinosono in Subete ga F ni Naru)

 Elias Ainsworth: Ryota Takeuchi (Heroman in HEROMAN)

 Ruth: Kouki Uchiyama (Banagher Links in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)

 Silky: Aya Endoh (Totoko in Osomatsu-san)

 Angelica Barlei: Yuko Kaida (Marida Cruz in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn)

 Hugo: Misaki Kuno (Hawk in The Seven Deadly Sins)

 

  

Source: “Mahou Tsukai no Yome” anime project official website, Twitter 

 

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