“Skeleton Knight in Another World” Light Novel Confirms TV Anime Adaptation!

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Ennki Hakari’s “Skeleton Knight in Another World” (骸骨騎士様、只今異世界へお出掛け中) fantasy light novel series was confirmed to inspire a TV anime during the Overlap Bunko Imprint’s News Announcement live stream on April 17. A teaser visual, PV, main cast and staff were also revealed.

The anime is directed by “Senki Zesshō Symphogear” director Katsumi Ono and animated by Studio KAI and HORNETS.”Night Wizard The Animation” script writer Takeshi Kikuchi is supervising the series scripts.

▼ Celebration illustration by the novel’s illustrator KeG

▼ Celebration illustration by the manga’s author Akira Sawano

Teaser PV


■ Arc – CV: Tomoaki Maeno
A Japanese gamer who, after falling asleep playing an online game, finds himself trapped in his game avatar, seemingly transported to a different world as a skeleton.

■ Arianne – CV: Ai Fairouz
An elf warrior who tries to rescue elven children from the slave traders.

■ Ponta – CV: Nene Hieda
Commonly referred as a “Cottontail Fox”, a spirit animal that is Arc’s partner.


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.

Staff and Production

Original Work: Ennki Hakari [Overlap Novels]
Original Character Design: KeG
Original Comic: Akira Sawano [Comic Gardo]
Director: Katsumi Ono
Series Composition: Takeshi Kikuchi
Character Design: Tōru Imanishi
Music: eba, Tsubasa Ito
Animation: Studio KAI×HORNETS


■ Arc – CV: Tomoaki Maeno
■ Arianne – CV: Ai Fairouz
■ Ponta – CV: Nene Hieda

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