The official website for the anime adaptation of Hisaya Amagishi’s light novel series Dahlia in Bloom( Madougushi Dahlia wa Utsumukanai) shared some exciting updates this week. The announcement revealed the main voice cast, production staff, and also a short teaser trailer. It looks like the anime is on track for release sometime in 2024. Fans of the magical slice-of-life story about former aristocrat Dahlia starting a new life as a craftswoman have a lot to look forward to!
Here is the 1st teaser trailer.
Dahlia In Bloom Cast & Staff
The announcement revealed that popular voice actors Saori Oonishi (Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru Darou ka) and Atsushi Tamaru (Nanatsu no Maken ga Shihai suru) will be starring as the main characters Dahlia Rossetti and Volfred Scalfarotto in the anime series. Leading the anime production anime staff is director Yousuke Kubo, with series composition by Yuuichirou Higashide. Also, Satomi Kurita handles the Character designs. Additionally, composer Kow Otani is also the storyboard artists to help bring the world of the light novels to life. Frontier Works will produce the anime, with animation by Typhoon Graphics and Imagica Infos. With this talented creative team in place, fans can look forward to an engaging adaptation. One that captures the heartwarming story and magical charm of Hisaya Amagishi’s original novels. The 2024 release date can’t come soon enough!
Dahlia In Bloom Plot
Dahlia’s life is turned upside down when she unexpectedly passes away from overwork in modern-day Japan. But fate grants her a second chance when she is reborn into a magical medieval world full of wonder and possibility. Taken in by a kindly old master craftsman, Dahlia discovers a natural talent for magical toolmaking. She grows up learning the trade. Just when it seems like her future is settled after becoming engaged to her teacher’s skilled apprentice, tragedy strikes once again. Her adoptive father passes away suddenly.
More heartbreak awaits when, on the very eve of their wedding, her fiancé confesses that he has fallen for another. Devastated but determined not to let this setback break her spirit, Dahlia vows to take charge of her own life. She decides to follow her passion for crafting. While it may not be the quiet life she once envisioned, Dahlia is ready to bloom. She is now an independent woman who lives life on her terms.
Full of optimism and a newfound sense of adventure, Dahlia sets out on her path as a magical artisan. From a chance encounter with a gallant knight to opening her very own workshop, all kinds of challenges and excitement await this young craftswoman. But armed with her skills, resourcefulness, and sunny disposition, Dahlia tackles each new experience head-on. Whether it’s dealing with unruly customers, honing her abilities, or navigating unexpected magical mishaps, she handles it all with grace and good humor. Her story promises to be an uplifting tale of following one’s dreams, overcoming adversity, and embracing the magic each day holds.
Dahlia In Bloom Manga and Light Novel
The delightful magical slice-of-life light novel series Dahlia in Bloom: Crafting a Fresh Start with Magical Tools comes from author Hisaya Amagishi and illustrator Kei. Originally self-published online starting in 2018, the books became a hit. Later, Media Factory acquired it under their MF Bunko imprint. There are currently nine volumes out in Japan, with over 3 million copies in circulation. This is proof of the series’ widespread popularity!
English readers can enjoy the charming adventures of craftswoman Dahlia thanks to J-Novel Club, who are translating and publishing the light novels digitally. The manga series has also seen two different adaptations in Japan that further bring Dahlia’s world to life. Artist Megumi Sumikawa’s version was serialized in MAGCOMI magazine, while Misato Kamada’s take appeared in Comp Ace. Both manga are now complete at six and two tankobon volumes respectively.
Overseas fans have even more to be excited about, as the manga is being translated too! Seven Seas Entertainment licensed Megumi Sumikawa’s adaptation for English release, with five volumes currently available. It’s clear that Dahlia’s uplifting and magical story resonates with readers worldwide. With new volumes and also translations coming out steadily, there’s much to look forward to for fans eager to follow this young craftswoman’s adventures!
With its captivating magical world and charming heroine, it’s easy to see why Dahlia in Bloom has blossomed into such a beloved series. As Dahlia continues to grow into her own as a craftswoman, fans can look forward to more heartwarming adventures. They can also learn valuable lessons about following one’s dreams. Between the light novels, multiple manga adaptations, English translations, and now an anime adaptation, there are many ways for fans to join Dahlia on her uplifting journey of self-discovery. It’s a great addition to the anime world. Stay tuned for more anime news and updates!
Source: Comic Natalie
Frequently Asked Questions
The light novels are written by author Hisaya Amagishi and feature illustrations by artist Kei.
As of December 2022, there are 9 total volumes of the Dahlia in Bloom light novels. They published in Japan by Media Factory under their MF Bunko imprint.
The English version of the Dahlia in Bloom light novels is published digitally by J-Novel Club.