Knight’s & Magic follows a mecha otaku who dies in a car accident and is reincarnated in another world as Ernesti Echevalier. He inherits his old memories and uses his mecha knowledge to become a pilot of a Silhouette Knight.
Yusuke Yamamoto (Welcome to the HNK director) will direct the series, which is being animated by 8-Bit (Infinite Stratos / Rewrite). Michiko Yokote (Shirobako series composer) will write the scripts while Kurogin (Cross Ange) will design the mecha.
Bandai Visual also announced the main cast:
Rei Takahashi (Megumin from KonoSuba) as Ernesti “Eru” Echevalier. Eru was a mecha otaku in his previous life and uses his knowledge to create the ideal Silhouette Knight.
Ayaka Ohashi (Aki Adagaki from Masamune-kun’s Revenge) as Adeltroot “Adi” Alter. Adi is Eru’s childhood friend in the other world and has a weakness for cute things.
Shinsuke Sugawara (Kei Kuramoto from Flying Witch) as Akidd “Kid” Alter. Kid is Aldi’s twin brother and Eru’s childhood friend. Eru taught him magic when they were younger.
Knight’s & Magic will premiere during the Summer 2017 season.