The official website for the Shinobu Ohtaka’s and Yoshifumi Ohtera’s spinoff manga Magi: Sinbad no Bouken (Magi: Adventure of Sinbad) has revealed on Wednesday that a television anime adaptation has been green-lit. According to the announcement, the staff and cast from the OVA will be reprising their original roles for the TV series. It will broadcast in Spring 2016 and premiere on MBS’ “Animeism” block.

The series, which is a prequel to Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, is written by Shinobu Ohtaka and illustrated by Yoshifumi Ohtera, and follows the titular character of Sinbad. The first two OVAs were released earlier this year in the 3rd and 4th manga of the Magi: Sinbad no Bouken manga respectively. The OVAs are being produced by Lay-duce (Go! Go! 575) and features the cast returning to voice their respective characters, with Daisuke Ono (Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler) leading as Sinbad.

In addition to this, a new visual was also revealed:

Magi Sinbad no Bouken Anime Visual

The cast includes:

  • Daisuke Ono (Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler) leading as Sinbad
  • Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki Sakata from Gintama) voicing as Drakon
  • Akira Ishida (Kotaro Katsura in Gintama) voices Yunan
  • Ai Kayano (Menma from AnoHana) as Serendine Dikumenowlz Du Parthevia
  • Takahiro Sakurai (Shougo Makishima in Psycho-Pass) returns to voice Ja’far

The returning staff consists of:

  • Director: Yoshikazu Miyao (Inazuma Eleven, Hellsing)
  • Series Composer: Taku Kishimoto (Usagi Drop, Silver Spoon)
  • Anime Character Designer: Soichiro Sako (Go! Go! 575, Toaru Majutsu no Index Animation Director)
  • Music Composer: Tomohiro Okubo (Battle Spirits: Sword Eyes)
  • Animation Production: Lay-duce (Go! Go! 575, Classroom☆Crisis)

Magi: Sinbad no Bouken OVA visual:

Magi-Sinbad-no-Bouken_Haruhichan.com-Visual-3

You can visit the anime’s site here: http://www.project-magi.com/sinbad/
And follow their Twitter: @project_magi

Source: Comic Natalie