Previously- the ” The GA Fes 2021′ event live-streamed on 31st January 2021 aka Sunday and announced that “The Strongest Sage with the Weakest Crest” a light novel series by Shinkoshoto has been inspiring a television anime. The debut promotional video in the event enlisted the cast and staff. An anime for another story by Shinkoshoto was also shown.
Cast members Revealed
- Nina Tamaki as Matthias
- Sayumi Suzushiro as Lurie
- Haruka Shiraishi as Alma
- Shiori Izawa as Iris
The anime is being directed at J.C. Staff by Noriaki Akitaya and the series script is being supervised by Hiroki Uchida.
The manga adaptation by LIVER JAM&POPO is being published by “Square Enix Manga & Books“. It describes the story as:
“His strength limited by the magical crest with which he was born, Mathias, the world’s most powerful sage, decides reincarnation is necessary to become the strongest of all. Upon his rebirth as a young boy, Mathias is thrilled to discover he’s been born with the optimal crest for magical combat on his first try! Unfortunately, the world he’s been born into has abysmally poor standards when it comes to magic, and everyone thinks he’s still marked for failure! Now it’s up to Mathias to prove everyone wrong…world’s strongest sage-style!”
The story was launched by Shinkoshoto on the Shōsetsu ni Narō! website. The story with illustrations by Hukka Kazabana started getting published by SB Creative’s GA Novel imprint in 2016. The manga adaptation was launched by LIVER JAM&POPO in 2017.