Anime Day of the ‘un’Dead necromendation: Saihate no Paladin, not a typical tenseisekai


Title: The Faraway Paladin
Japanese: 最果てのパラディン
Airing dates: 9/10/2021 (TV series, 12 episodes) and 26/9/2021 (ep.1 & 2 pre-screened)
Genres: Fantasy, Adventure, Action, Drama, Mystery, Isekai/Tensei
Original creator: Kanata Yanagino
Original character designers: Kususaga Rin (light novel) and Mutsumi Okuhashi (manga)
Director: Yū Nobuta
Written by: Tatsuya Takahashi and Gōto Aogiri
Music by: Ryūichi Takada and Keigo Hoashi (MONACA)
Character designer: Kōji Haneda
Chief animation director: Atsushi Aono
Episode directors: Shin Matsuo, Shunji Yoshida and Naoki Murata
Art director: Shu Jiu Li
Sound director: Hiroto Morishita
Director of photography: Takeshi Kuchiba
Special effect director and monster design by: Masaharu Tomoda
CG animation director: Shinsaku Nagura
2D design by: Saori Kawase
Color design by: Haruko Nobori
Concept art by: Taijiro Nagata
Editing by: Akinori Mishima
Studio: Children's Playground Entertainment
Network: Tokyo MX, AT-X, BS NTV
Opening theme: "The Sacred Torch" performed by H-el-ical//
Ending theme: "Shirushibi (Mark of Fire)" performed by Nagi Yanagi

Main cast: William "Will" G. Maryblood (ウィリアム・G・マリーブラッド "ウィル") voiced by Maki Kawase (JP) and Erica Mendez (EN)
Meneldor "Menel" (メネルドール "メネル") voiced by Ayumu Murase

Undead family: Blood (ブラッド) voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi (JP) and Bill Butts (EN)
Mary (マリー) voiced by Yui Horie (JP) and Veronica Taylor (EN)
Augustus "Gus" (オーガスタス "ガス") voiced by Nobuo Tobita (JP) and Kirk Thornton (EN)

Supporting cast: Robina "Bee" Goodfellow (ロビィナ・グッドフェロー "ビィ") voiced by Eri Suzuki
Tonio (トニオ) voiced by Kōji Yusa
Opposite gods: Gracefeel (グレイスフィール) voiced by Aoi Yūki
Stagnate (スタグネイト) voiced by Hiroki Takahashi

Synopsis: In a city of the dead, long since ruined and far from human civilization, lives a single human child. His name is Will, and he's being raised by three undead: the hearty skeletal warrior, Blood; the graceful mummified priestess, Mary; and the crotchety spectral sorcerer, Gus. The three pour love into the boy, and teach him all they know.But one day, Will starts to wonder: "Who am I?" Will must unravel the mysteries of this faraway dead man's land, and unearth the secret pasts of the undead. He must learn the love and mercy of the good gods, and the bigotry and madness of the bad. And when he knows it all, the boy will take his first step on the path to becoming a Paladin.

On one hand it seems so very slow, and there isn't even much to talk about, but so very much happens in it! Definitely check it out if you get the chance! (And if you're like me, it's time to binge on the LN as soon as the season ends.)
thanks! just saw ep’4, actually what i’m reading alongside is the DQDnD manga :D
 
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