A new anime trailer was revealed for the upcoming The Ancient Magus’ Bride three-part OAD scheduled for March 10, 2022. The trailer features the second part of the OAD.
The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Nishi no Shounen to Seiran no Kishi is set after the events of the 2017 TV series, with Cartaphilus slumbering and Chise having received an invitation to a magic academy. As Elias and the other inhabitants of the cottage help Chise with preparations, Spriggan visits with an ominous horse and news that there is something unusual about the Wild Hunt this time. Meanwhile, a boy from London finds himself crossing paths with the world of magic.
The staff includes Kazuaki Terasawa (Overlord) as director, Hirotaka Kato (Great Pretender chief animation director) returning as character designer, Kohei Tokuoka (Bungo Stray Dogs, SK8 the Infinity) as chief animation director, and Junichi Matsumoto (Plunderer) returning as music composer.
Other staff include Seiki Tamura (The Idaten Deities Know Only Peace, The Ancient Magus’ Bride co-art designer) as the art director, Mayo Suzuki (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) as the photography director, and Yuuko Kobari (The Ancient Magus’ Bride) as the color designer. Studio Kafka is in charge of the animation production.