Studio Bones, known for My Hero Academia, will be creating a new anime called Magical Girl and Evil Major used to be enemies. The project was started eight years ago but was paused after mangaka Cocoa Fujiwara passed away. The creative team was announced and an English trailer was uploaded to YouTube, building excitement for the upcoming series.
Studio in the back My Hero AcademyBones, will create another anime focusing on a magical girl. The magical girl and the evil lieutenant were once enemies was officially announced. The project was started eight years ago but has been delayed since the mangaka who created it passed away.
Magical Girl and the Evil Lieutenant Who Were Enemies was created by Cocoa Fujiwara and serialized from 2013 to 2015. According to posts on X, Fujiwara personally introduced the president of Bones to the series this story.
A release date has not been provided, but a trailer for the series was shown at AnimeNYC. Although the manga it inspired has been published in Japanese tankōbon volumes, it has not yet been licensed and translated for North American readers.
The magical girl and the evil lieutenant who were once sworn enemies are introduced in the Launch Trailer
The creative team for the project has been announced, including director Akiyo Ohashi, scriptwriter Yuniko Ayana and character designer Haruko Iizuka, with music by Mayuko. The original manga was published by Gangan Comics Joker, a subsidiary of Square Enix. It spans three volumes, the last of which was published posthumously in 2016, a year after Fujiwara’s death. It’s exciting to get confirmation that the series is still going and that it’s already in development, as the creator is excited about the project’s potential. Bones will be collaborating with Avex Pictures, an anime producer.
An English trailer was uploaded to YouTube by Avex Pictures, expanding the project’s reach globally. The teaser shows the two main characters, Mira and the evil lieutenant, while a beautiful music plays. It highlights the creative team, showcases some of the characters’ artwork, and includes many quotes that are sure to pique viewers’ interest. So far, the voice cast hasn’t been shared, but Avex Pictures and Bones both have experience with major anime projects in the past. This upcoming romantic fantasy series is sure to get shōnen fans excited for more news and its eventual appearance.
Bones & Avex Image is well equipped for the new anime project
Avex Pictures has produced quite a few anime series, including Zombie Land Saga and Fruits Basket. Bones has a number of hit anime produced, including Fullmetal Alchemist, Mob Psycho 100, My Hero Academy, Ouran High School Host Club and Soul Eater. With all these successful franchises in these companies’ portfolios, it’s possible that Magical Girl and the once Evil Lieutenant could be successful as well.
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