Kumo Kagyu’s Goblin Slayer, which is an action-packed and popular light novel, is getting an anime adaptation! The announcement was made at the “GA Bunko 2018 Happyou Stage” event at Wonder Festival.
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WHITE FOX, which is known for RE:Zero and Steins;Gate, will produce Goblin Slayer. The anime’s production staff was not revealed, but the voice cast from an earlier CD drama will be reprising their roles. The voices include:
- Yuichiro Umehara (Goro in DARLING in the FRANXX) as Goblin Slayer.
- Yui Ogura (Niko in Hozuki’s Coolheadedness) as Priestess.
- Nao Toyama (Chitoge Kirisaki in Nisekoi) as High Elf Archer.
- Yuka Iguchi (Tsukihi Araragi in Bakemonogatari) as Cow Girl.
- Maaya Uchida (Rikka Takanashi in Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions) as Guild Girl.
- Yuuichi Nakamura (Gray Fullbuster in Fairy Tail) as Dwarf Shaman.
- Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki Sakata in Gintama) as Lizard Priest.
- Yoko Hikasa (Kyoko Kirigiri in Danganronpa The Animation) as Witch.
- Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Souma Yukihira in Food Wars!) as Spearman.
SB Creative began publishing the dark fantasy series in February 2016 and six volumes have already been written! Goblin Slayer follows a man who’s dedicated to the extermination of goblins and he’ll use any means to achieve that goal. One day, he comes across a priestess whose party being attacked by a pack of goblins. Rumors of the Globin Slayer’s feats begin to spread.
A release window will be shared at a later date.