‘Skeleton Knight in Another World’ is a fantasy isekai written by Ennki Hakari and illustrated by Akira Sawano for the Japanese publishing company Overlap. It launched in 2015 as a light novel before being serialized as a manga in 2017. In April 2022, the Tokyo-based animation production company Studio Kai and Hornets released an anime adaptation with Katsumi Ono directing. Fans are in for more, with the streaming service Crunchyroll announcing that they had selected an English voice cast for a dub which launched on April 28, 2022.
Their website revealed the cast list:
- Brandon Johnson (Tadashi Kikuchi in Sk8 the Infinity) as Arc
- Caitlin Glass (Winry Rockbell in Fullmetal Alchemist) as Ariane
- Emi Lo (Myna Yatomika in 86 EIGHTY-SIX) as Ponta
- Krystal LaPorte (Tina in Overlord) as Lauren
- Marisa Duran (Lady Isabel Neville in Requiem of the Rose King) as Rita
Matthew David Rudd, Corey Phillips, Kevin D. Thelwell, Dominique North, Jeff Jiffers, David Lu, Greg Silva, Erica Muse, and others will perform additional roles for the show. Jason Lord will work as the ADR Director with Dani Chambers serving as the assistant director.
You can watch the trailer below:
MyAnimeList describes the synopsis 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—as a skeleton! Equipped with the powerful weapons and armor of his avatar but stuck with its frightening skeletal appearance, Arc has to find a place for himself in this new, fantastical land. All his hopes for a quiet life are dashed when he crosses paths with a beautiful elven warrior, setting him on a journey full of conflict and adventure.”
The anime is written by Takeshi Kikuchi with music by Tsubasa Ito and eba.
Seven Seas Entertainment has the license to reproduce the ‘Skeleton Knight in Another World’ light novels and manga in the United States.