Once Upon a Witch’s Death Novels Get TV Anime in 2025 – News

Kadokawa introduced on Friday that writer Saka an illustrator Chorefuji‘s Once Upon a Witch’s Death: The Tale of the One Thousand Tears of Joy (Aru Majo ga Shinu Made: Owari no Kotoba to Hajimari no Namida) mild novel sequence is getting a tv anime adaptation in 2025.

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Manga adaptation artist Kenu Amearare drew an illustration to have fun:

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The anime will star Yoshino Aoyama as Meg Raspberry (pictured first beneath) and Yoshiko Sakakibara as Faust (pictured second).

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Atsushi Nigorikawa (A Destructive God Sits Next to Me, Between the Sky and Sea, Beast Tamer) is directing the anime at EMT Squared. Yuki Shizuku (Smile of the Arsnotoria the Animation character design assistant, Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout chief animation director) is adapting Chorefuji‘s character designs for animation. Keiichirō Ōchi (Adachi and Shimamura, The Quintessential Quintuplets) is overseeing the sequence scripts.

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Yen Press is releasing the novels in English, and describes the story:

On her seventeenth birthday, the apprentice witch Meg learns that she solely has one yr left to dwell. Her trainer, the long-lived witch Faust, explains that the one technique to undo the loss of life curse is to gather tears of pleasure and develop the seed of life. To search out them, Meg must go away the sheltered life she’s at all times recognized and head out into the world. There will probably be conferences, partings, and friendships aplenty, and naturally many tears. Meg will be taught that crucial classes for a witch are vivid, candy, and considerably heart-wrenching.

Saka launched the story on the Kakuyomu web site in October 2019, and ended it in August 2022. Kadokawa is publishing the novels in print with illustrations by Chorefuji, and can publish the second quantity on July 17.

Kenu Amearare launched a manga adaptation in March 2023 on the KadoComi (Comic Walker) web site. Kadokawa launched the primary quantity in July 2023, and can launch the second quantity on July 26.

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