"A Journey Through Another World" Novel Gets An Anime
AlphaPolis just revealed the information about Shizuru Minazukui's light novels, "A Journey Through Another World: Raising Kids While Adventuring," getting the green light for an anime adaptation in 2024. Big news, right? Brace yourself, because the scoop includes some real-life sisterly vibes with Aina Suzuki and Miharu Hanai snagging the roles of twin sisters Allen and Elena.
At the helm of this animated adventure is Atsushi Nigorikawa, the maestro behind "Love Tyrant," "A Destructive God Sits Next to Me," and "Beast Tamer," flexing his directorial muscles at EMT Squared. Bros. Bird swoops in for production cooperation—impressive, right?
Now, let's dive into the story. Picture this guy named Takumi Kayano, whose life gets the ultimate plot twist due to a divine oopsie. One moment he's living his best life, and the next, he's hitting the reincarnation lottery with a bunch of cool skills. But hold your horses, he's not waking up in his cozy bed; instead, he's in a sketchy forest, the kind that's got monsters lurking around like they own the place.
Takumi, being the good guy he is, stumbles upon what seems to be a dynamic duo of young boys and girls in the forest. Quick on his feet, he dubs them Allen and Elena, like the naming wizard he is, and decides to be their guardian angel. And guess what? These kiddos are no slouches; they're throwing monster-beating martial arts moves like it's child's play.
Fast forward to a town, where Takumi decides to make an honest living by registering with the adventurer's guild. It's here that the real fun begins—the trio's laid-back adventurer life unfolds, with Takumi keeping a watchful eye on the growth spurt of Allen and Elena. Cue the "awws" and maybe a few chuckles.
Let's not forget the literary journey that paved the way for this animated spectacle. AlphaPolis dropped the first volume of Minazukui's novel series in April 2017, and they've been cranking out volumes ever since, reaching the 15th one just recently. Tomomi Mizuna hopped on the manga adaptation train in January 2018 on AlphaPolis' website, serving up seven volumes of visual goodness by March 24.
So, get ready for 2024, because this anime promises a mix of heartwarming guardianship, monster-slaying antics, and the charm of two talented voice actress siblings bringing the characters to life. It's a tale of second chances, martial arts in the woods, and the not-so-ordinary life of an adventurer and his dynamic duo wards. Get ready to embark on a journey through another world!