The Ancient Magus’ Bride Manga Gets A Prequel anime
A new prequel anime based on The Ancient Magus’ Bride (Mahō Tsukai no Yome) manga has been announced recently in the 5th volume of the same manga. The prequel will run for 3 episodes and will focus on the events before Chise meets Magus.
- Chise Hattori will be voiced by Atsumi Tanezaki
- Elias will be voiced by Ryota Takeuchi
- Ruth will be voiced by Kouki Uchiyama
- Silver will be voiced by Aya Endo
The original story is written by Yamazaki, The anime will be directed by Norihiro Naganuma who previously served as assistant director of Hozuki’s Coolheadedness tv anime and as the director for Yowamushi Pedal movie, Aya Takaha (Psycho-Pass) will be in charge of the screenplays, Hirotaka Katō (Hozuki no Reitetsu) will take over the character designs, Bambo will oversee the background art, while Wit Studio (Attack on Titan) will handle the animation of this upcoming anime.
In addition, the Japanese publishing company “Mag Garden” opened an official website for The Ancient Magus’ Bride anime. The website has unveiled earlier this week the main visual and began streaming the first promotional video.
As revealed earlier last December, the domain name ‘Magus-Bride.jp’ was registered under the name of the Japanese publisher “Mag Garden”
The story centers on 15-year-old Japanese girl Chise Hatori who has been neglected by her family and others because of her ability to see inhuman beings. She goes to England on a mysterious man’s advise, then sells herself to Elias Ainsworth at a slave auction. Elias, who is a “magus,” a sorcerer of great power, takes her to his home, and declares that she will be his apprentice and bride (Source: Crunchyroll).