Following its announcement last July, Aniplex released a new trailer for the Mashle anime, and he revealed the main character’s voice actor, Mash. The announcement also came with a revelation from the show’s staff.
The trailer was released during Aniplex Online Festival 2022 what happened last Saturday, September 24th.
Unlike the announcement video which didn’t contain many actual scenes from the anime, this new trailer shows what appears to be footage from the final version.
Check out the new trailer here:
In case you missed his reveal, Mashle (Where Mashle: Magic and Muscles) is an upcoming anime series from A-1 Pictures based on the ongoing manga of the same name by Hajime Komoto.
The manga began serialization on January 27, 2020 in Weekly Shonen Jump.
Since its release, the series has received praise for its comedic concept and fun story and has become a commercial success.
In addition to being nominated for the 2021 Shogakukan Manga Awards, MashleThe first volume was sold out when it was released.
As of March 2022, the manga had over 3 million copies in circulation, making it a big enough hit to get an anime series adaptation.
The series is set in a world of magic where a person’s magical abilities define their place in society.
In this world, those born without magic are purged. One of those people is Mash Burnedead, the series’ protagonist.
Mash leads a peaceful life with his adoptive father, Regro. But it soon turns out that he has no magic and his peaceful life is threatened.
Because of this, Mash enrolls in Easton Magic Academy with the goal of becoming a divine visionary, a person who has a powerful role in society.
One of the biggest reveals of Aniplex Online Fest 2022 regarding this anime is the main voice actor.
Specifically, Chiaki Kobayashi is the voice of Mash in the upcoming anime.
Kobayashi is known for voicing Makoto Edamura in good suitor and Yuuichi Katagiri in Tomodachi Game.
As for its staff, the series is led by Tomoya Tanaka of Engage the kiss celebrity. He is joined by screenwriter Yousuke Kuroda, character designer Hisashi Toshima, and music composer Masaru Yokoyama.
At this time, there is no word yet on a specific release date or episode count for Mashlealthough it is scheduled to be released in 2023.
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