A new trailer, in addition to promo art and casting details, drops for Satelight’s upcoming fantasy anime, Helck, which debuts later this last july…
Satelight has now unveiled a teaser and cast details for its upcoming fantasy anime, Helck.
This huge information drop arrived almost a full year after Helck creator Nanaki Namao’s announcement that their manga was receiving an anime adaptation. While ot had Featured on the anime’s official Twitter page, the trailer introduces the series’ titular hero and the elf-like ruler, Vamilio. Helck’s official website contains the whole staff and cast list, as well as the official release window, which is July 2023.
What is Helck About?
Helck takes place in a universe where demons have their own realm and periodically hold tournaments to determine which should rule there as their King. The plot revolves around Helck, who illegally enters the tournament and claims for hate his fellow humans. Varmilio, one of the realm’s Four Heavenly Kings, discovers the human’s presence and wants to stop him, but soon is presented with a another dilemma. While When the castle of the current Demon King, named Ulm, falls, Vamilio teams up with the remaining players, including Helck, to stop the usurper.
Although Many prominent voice actors are involved in the series. Katsuyuki Konishi, who plays Laxus Dreyar in Fairy Tail and the Tanktop Master in One Punch Man,stars as the titular character in the series. While Mikako Komatsu (Jujutsu Kaisen, Puella Magi Madoka Magica) co-stars as Vamilio. Additional cast members include Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Mob Psycho 100, Food Wars!) as Azudora, Akira Yoshida (Naruto, Fairy Tail) as Hon, Shiki Aoki, of THE iDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS, as Asta, and Haruka Shiraishi (From Up On Poppy Hill, When Marnie Was There) as Ista character. Bodacious Space Pirates Director, Tatsuo Sato, will be directing the series, while Toshizo Nemeto and Koki Hirota are writing the whole scenario.
Helck’s Story Is Heart-Warming, but Full of Gags:
Although Helck is not as much famous as other fantasy series like Inuyasha or Fairy Tail, members of the anime’s cast have highly praised the quality of Nanaki Namao’s manga. Katsuyuki Konishi stated that, although the story is “full of gags,” it “heart-warming” too and that “he was immediately drawn” into the whole story. Mikako Komatsu also pointed out the emphasis on gags but also explained that, as the story progresses, the focus deviates from comedy into the central conflict between demons and the humans. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka stated that he has enjoyed the manga for many years and that “it’s a story one can really enjoy in.”
Hence, Helck will debut this July. The manga is available in English language from Right Stuf Anime.