Reikenzan Anime Reveals 1st Promotional Video and Characters!

Reikenzan Anime Reveals 1st Promotional Video and Characters!

Studio DEEN began streaming a promotional video on Saturday for the Reikenzan: Hoshikuzu-tachi no Utage (Mt. Reiken: Stardust’s Banquet or alternately, Sacred Sword Mountain: Stardust’s Banquet) anime series.

The series premiered on AT-X at midnight on Saturday in Japan, and will also air on Tokyo MX TV,KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, and TV Aichi. The anime will also stream on d Anime Store, GyaO!, Niconico, UNEXT, Anime Hodai, and other services.

The show stars:

  • Tsubasa Yonaga (Yowamushi Pedal’s Sangaku Manami, Free!’s Nagisa Hazuki, Chihayafuru’s Tsutomu Komano) as Ōriku, a rare genius whose IQ and impudence are both unparalleled.

  • Yuriko Yamaguchi as Ōbu, a woman who is Ōriku’s master and the fifth elder of the “Reiken” school. Her impudence and wicked tongue are on par with Ōriku’s.

  • Daiki Kobayashi as Ōchū, who has the appearance of a girl but is definitely a boy. He is Ōriku’s attendant.

  • Masakazu Nishida as Kaiunho, a companion of Ōriku’s in terms of the pursuit of knowledge. He is the second prince of another strong country.

  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Iemoto, the head of the “Reiken” school. He is strongly nearsighted.

  • Marie Hatanaka as Ruri, Ōriku’s close friend who is also a member of the “Reiken” school. She has a cute appearance but she is air-headed, a bit of an idiot, and a glutton.

  • Eriko Nakamura as Rei, a hostess of an inn who is keeping a secret.

  • Kento Itō as Shushin, the crown prince of a different country. He is Ōriku’s rival.

  • Daichi Hayashi as Bunhō, the son of the country’s religious leader. He has a timid personality

Additionally, Nako Eguchi will play Bunin (character’s name reading has not yet been officially verified).

The anime is based on Guo Wang Bi Xia’s (lit. His Majesty the King) popular Chinese online novel and comic titled Cong Qian You Zuo Ling Jian Shan (lit: There Was a Spiritual Sword Mountain). The online novel launched in August 2013, and Zhuhua and Junxiaomo’s online comic launched in August 2014.

  • Status: Currently Airing
  • Start: Jan 9, 2016
  • Season: Winter 2016
  • Main Studio: Studio Deen
  • Producers:
  • Half H.P Studio
  • Duration: 24 mins

Series based on popular Chinese online fantasy novel premiered on Saturday

Synopsis from MAL:

Since its founding in the year 4233 of the Nine Provinces calendar, the spirit sword clan has been producing first-class martial arts talent. Two thousand years later, the clan, which adheres to the principles of peace and spiritual development, seeks to find new disciples by holding a grand tournament. One of these candidates is 12-year-old Wang Lu.

You can visit their official website: http://www.reikenzan.net/

Source: ANN

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