The Witch and the Beast is an upcoming adventure anime that fans have been waiting for for more than seven years. Recently, the officials shared a new main visual and revealed some new cast and staff members for The Witch and the Beast anime.
Furthermore, fans have already given immense popularity to the manga counterpart of the series for its thrilling storyline, epic action sequences, and powerful characters. Now, Kousuke Satake, the creator of the series, is taking one step further by releasing its anime adaptation.
As a result, it’s very interesting to see how its anime adaptation performs and how it brings more love to the series. So let’s get straight to this informative news and find out its release date, new visual, new cast, and staff details.
Release Date and Trailer for The Witch and the Beast anime
On July 13, 2023, Kousuke Satake revealed the release date for this upcoming anime. According to the announcement, The Witch and the Beast anime will premiere in January 2024 on several Japanese television networks, such as BS11 and TBS.
Crunchyroll, a very popular streaming platform, will also release it for their international fans. However, they have yet to reveal the exact release date, but we hope they will do so soon. On the same date of its release date announcement, the officials also released the main trailer for the Witch and the Beast anime.
Moreover, this trailer was released on the NBC Universal YouTube channel and got a good response. While watching the trailer, it seems like the series is going to be incredibly engaging for action lovers and will bring us some of the most brutal fights.
This sneak peek perfectly justified the title of the series; fans will definitely be going to witness the epic battle showdown between the evil Witch and the Beast.
New Main Visual for the Witch and the Beast anime
On November 19, 2023, the official shared a new main visual for The Witch and the Beast anime on their official website. This visual features the main characters of the series, Guideau and Ashaf, who look quite badass and terribly strong.
Moreover, Yo Taichi will provide her voice for Guideau, and Toshiyuki Morikawa will provide his voice for Ashaf. They both are well-known voice artists who have worked on several popular series.
New Cast and Staff of the Witch and the Beast anime
The official previously revealed some of their major cast and staff members such as Takayuki Hamana (director). Recently, they revealed some more additional cast and staff members for The Witch and the Beast anime.
Here are the newly revealed cast members for this upcoming dark fantasy anime:
- Yoko Hikasa as Lone
- Noriko Shibasaki as Mary
- Junko Minagawa as Kiera Haines
- Hidenobu Kiuchi as Reuben Cole
- Atsushi Kousaka as Shulk
- Takuma Terashima as Loran
- Saori Hayami as Phanora Kristoffel
- Ryota Osaka as Johan
- Hozumi Goda as Jeff Enker
- Nozomu Sasaki as Necromancer
Here are the newly revealed staff members for The Witch and the Beast anime:
- Series Script Supervisor: Yuichiro Momose
- Sub-Character Design: Kei Tsushima
- Prop Design: Miki Matsuda
- Art Director: Hirotsugu Kakoi
- Editing: Mai Hasegawa
- Composing Director of Photography: Natsumi Uchida
- Color Key Artist: Hee Sook Wang
- 3D Director: Takuji Goshima
- 2D Setting: Hiroyuki Yazaki
- Art Setting: Daigoro Yamaguchi and Satoshi Miura
- Sound Director: Takuya Hiramitsu
- Music Composer: Hanae Nakamura and Natsumi Tabuchi
- Music Production: Nichion
- Sound Production: Dax Production
On the other hand, Yokohama Animation Lab, a newly established animation production studio, will produce The Witch and the Beast anime. Some of their best-known works are Kingdom of Ruin, The Great Cleric, Legend of Mana, and so on.
That’s it for the post. We hope you found this informative news about The Witch and the Beast anime to be useful. Stay tuned for more latest anime news and upcoming anime releases.
Frequently Asked Questions:
You can read it in a very popular publishing company, Monthly Young Magazine, at Kodansha and Kodansha USA.
No, it is an ongoing dark fantasy manga and has already released a total of 10 volumes. Moreover, its 10th volume was just released on August 19, 2022.
Yes, The Witch and the Beast is an upcoming action anime with a strong female lead. Furthermore, Guideau is referred to as the beast who just wants to get revenge from an evil witch.
Source: Official Website