Skeleton Knight in Another World Shares New Anime Visual Featuring Arc, Ariane, and Chiyome

The isekai fantasy anime series Skeleton knight in another world revealed a new key visual, featuring the Arc characters (voiced by Tomoaki Maeno), Ariane Glenys Maple (voice of Fairouz Ai), and Chiyome (voiced by Miyu Tomita).

The television anime adaptation first aired on April 7, 2022, with 12 scheduled episodes confirmed to air. A key visual spotlighting Arc, Ariane, and their familiar Ponta was also released earlier in May.

©Ennki Hakari, OVERLAP/Skeleton Knight Project

The anime’s production team consists of Katsumi Ono (Hypnosis Mic: Division Rap Battle, Symphogear XV) as a director, Shigatsu Yoshikawa (Super Cub episode director) as an assistant director, Takeshi Kikuchi (Ragnastrike Angels) as the composer of the series, Tooru Imanishi (Super Cub) as a character designer, Hideki Inoue (Super Cub chief animation director) as sub-character designer, and Yoshihiro Nagamori (Beyblade Burst Quad Drive avatar designer) as a monster designer.

Other staff involved in the production include Chiho Nakamura (Decadence) as color designer, Kusanagi’s Kenta Tsuboy (D4DJ: First Mix) as artistic director, Sei Yamamoto (Deep madness THE LOST CHILD) as director of photography, and eba (Puchimas! Little Idolmaster “makeshift area“musical arrangement) and Tsubasa Itō (Iwakakeru -Sport Climbing Girls-) as music composers. Kai Studio and HORNETS take care of the production of the animation.

Skeleton knight in another world is based on the light novel series written by Ennki Hakari and illustrated by Akira Sawano. It was first released on June 25, 2015 and has released ten volumes in total so far. The series is published under the OVERLAP Novels imprint and also inspired a 2017 manga adaptation.

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©Ennki Hakari, OVERLAP/Skeleton Knight Project

Seven Seas Entertainment is licensing the light novels for release in North America. They describe the first volume as follows:

One day, a gamer played video games until he fell asleep… and when he woke up, he found himself in the game world, in the form of a skeleton! Equipped with the powerful weapons and armor of his avatar but stuck with his fearsome skeletal appearance, Arc must find his place in this new fantasy land. All his hopes for a quiet life are dashed when he crosses paths with a handsome elf warrior, setting him on a journey full of conflict and adventure.

Source: Skeleton Knight in Another World Official Japanese Twitter

Briana R. Cross