Kumo Kagyu’s dark fantasy light novel series Goblin Slayer is getting a hotly-anticipated anime adaptation this year, and a new promo is here to tease it and introduce the principal staff. Persona 5 the Animation -The Day Breakers- director Takaharu Ozaki is at the helm, with Hideyuki Kurata (Made in Abyss) on series composition and Yousuke Kuroda (My Hero Academia) teaming up on scripts. Girls’ Last Tour animation director Takashi Nagayoshi is in charge of adapting the character designs, and Mili is on the opening theme. Check out the brief teaser below.
WHITE FOX (Re:ZERO, Steins;Gate, Grimoire of Zero) will be handling animation production.
The Goblin Slayer drama CD cast will reprise their roles in the anime. These include:
Goblin Slayer – Yuichiro Umehara (Goro in DARLING in the FRANKXX)
Priestess – Yui Ogura (Miku in Twin Star Exorcists)
High Elf Archer – Nao Tōyama (Chitoge in Nisekoi)
Cow Girl – Yuka Iguchi (Index in A Certain Magical Index)
Guild Girl – Maaya Uchida (Hajime in Gatchaman Crowds )
Dwarf Shaman – Yūichi Nakamura (Gray in Fairy Tail)
Lizard Priest – Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki in Gintama )
Witch – Yōko Hikasa (Mio in K – ON! )
Spearman – Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Sōma in Food Wars! )
The original light novels and the manga adaptation are being released in English through Yen Press. Here’s their synopsis:
A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It’s the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue–a man who’s dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there’s no telling who might come calling next…