Bandai Visual began streaming the first PV for Knight’s & Magic. The isekai light novel was originally written by Hisago Amazake-no and started as a web novel before getting picked up by Shufunomoto.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Knight’s & Magic will premiere during the Summer 2017 season.

SOURCEBandai Visual
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Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.
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