The Great Cleric Anime Reveals July Premiere, Teaser Visual, Main Staff and Cast

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The Twitter account for The Great Cleric anime adaptation has revealed a July premiere, teaser visual, and the main staff and cast for the show. 

Makoto Tamagawa (The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt) is directing with Keiichirou Oochi (Malevolent Spirits: Mononogatari) as series composer, and Guonian Wang (Love Tyrant co-assistant character designer) as character designer. Yokohama Animation Lab and Cloud Hearts are co-producing the show.

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Meanwhile, The Great Cleric‘s main cast includes Reiji Kawashima as Luciel, Akio Ootsuka as Brod, Tomoaki Maeno as Grulga, and Daisuke Ono as Galba.

The anime is based on the manga by Hiiro Akikaze, which is itself an adaptation of the light novels written by Broccoli Lion and illustrated by sime. Kodansha USA describes the plot as:

A salaryman collapses from a gunshot wound. When he comes to, he finds himself reincarnated in another world as a fifteen-year-old healer named Luciel with a talent for holy magic. In order to survive in this new world, he must build up his body and endure intensive and strict physical training, not to mention awful flavors! His masochistic zombie streak takes root in Volume 1 of The Great Cleric!

The manga began serialization in Suiyoubi no Sirius in June 2017 and has 10 tankoubon volumes published under the Sirius KC label as of October 2022. The Micro Magazine-published light novels began in 2016, with the story originating as a web novel that began serialization on Shousetsuka ni Narou in 2015.


Source: @seija_anime

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