Passione is animating the adaptation of The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy, which was announced in October of last year, in a promotional trailer narrated by Saki Miyashita. Studio Passione previously animated High School DxD Hero, Interspecies Reviewers, the new Higurashi series, and more. This season they are working on Harem in the Labyrinth of Another World.
The release date still hasn’t been revealed, but viewers of the MF Bunko J’s Summer School Festival 2022 got to see character designs in a special promotional video.Check out the original announcement for the Excalibur Academy anime project below:
The light novel is written by Yu Shimizu and illustrated by Asagi Tosaka and it currently has 9 volumes out. Manga adaptation with Asuka Keigen’s art is also ongoing.
Yen Press licensed The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy light novel series in English and describes the plot as:
Battles for ancient kingdoms are nothing compared to the battles of a classroom!
Awakening from magical stasis after a thousand years, the Dark Lord Leonis suddenly finds himself in the body of a ten-year-old boy! He quickly meets Riselia, a girl confronting the Voids, creatures that have nearly exterminated humanity. Determined to uncover the mysteries of this strange new era, Leonis enrolls in Excalibur Academy, a school that trains students to fight back against these enigmatic monsters. Could the Voids hold some connection to Leonis’s past?
Source: MF Bunko J Summer School Festival 2022
© Yu Shimizu, Asagi Tosaka / KADOKAWA