Crunchyroll‘s new trailer for the anime adaptation for Wookjakga‘s A Returner’s Magic Should Be Special (Kikansha no Mahō wa Tokubetsu Desu in Japanese) Korean webcomic revealed more cast, staff, and the anime’s October premiere date.
Just when he thinks it’s the end, Desir wakes up 13 years in the past. Can he make the changes needed to save the world from destruction?
The new cast members include Sayumi Suzushiro as Romantica Eru and Natsumi Fujiwara as Pram Schnaizer. They will join the previously announced Takuma Terashima as protagonist Desir Herman.
Taichi Kawaguchi is directing the anime at Arvo Animation. Takamitsu Kouno (She Professed Herself Pupil of the Wise Man, Absolute Duo, We Without Wings – Under the Innocent Sky) is writing and supervising the scripts for the anime. Hiromi Kato (Violinist of Hamelin, Kobato., Irina: The Vampire Cosmonaut) is designing the characters. Eiji Iwase is the art director, and Masahiro Kama is credited for art assistance. Kazushige Kanehira, Akihiro Hirasawa, Yasuhiro Okumura, and Tomoyasu Fujise are credited for art design. Hideki Imaizumi is the director of photography. Kenta Higashiohji (Pole Princess!!) is composing the music.
Shōtarō Hashiguchi is the prop designer. Aiko Matsuyama is the color key artist. Ryoko Kaneshige is in charge of editing. Takatoshi Hamano is the sound director, while Yasumasa Koyama is in charge of sound effects. Magic Capsule is credited for sound production.
FLOW will perform the anime’s opening theme song “Get Back.”
Yen Press is releasing the series in English and it describes the story:
In a time when the Shadow World has taken over and most of humanity is wiped out, a party of six heroes strives and fails to save the world… But magician Desir Herman is given a second chance when he opens his eyes and finds that he’s gone back thirteen years in the past! It’s now up to him to gather his party once more and stop the greatest catastrophe in human history!
The webcomic is based on an original story by Usonan.