KadokawaA character promotional video was streamed from the television anime. Daisuke Aizawa‘s Shadows of Eminence (Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!On Wednesday, a light novel series will be released. The video highlights Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, and Eta — four of the elite Seven Shades operatives in the secret Shadow Garden organization.
Yen PressThe license covers both light novels as well as the manga adaptation. It also describes the first volume.
Cid never dreamed of becoming a boss or protagonist in his previous life. He would rather be a minor character, until the time comes to reveal that he is a mastermind. Or at least pretend to be one. He’s now ready to make the world a better place for his dreams. Cid uses his overactive imagination to recruit members and create a whole backstory to a cult they need to defeat. These imaginary adversaries end up being the real deal and no one knows the truth except him, as luck would have.
The anime will premiere in October and stars:
Kazuya Nakanishi(chief animation director Darwin’s GameThe anime is directed by ). Nexus (Darwin’s Game, Granbelm). Makoto Ino (Imagine a kid from the Last Dungeon Boonies moving to a Starter Town, Demon Lord!) is adapting TōzaiAnimation character designs by’s original creators. Kanichi Katou (Black Clover, Those Snow White Notes() oversees the series scripts.
Aizawa began serializing the story on the “Shōsetsuka ni Narō” (Let’s Become Novelists) website in May 2018, and KadokawaThe story was published in physical volumes and art by TōzaiThe first volume was published in November 2018. Anri SkanoInaugurated the manga adaptation Kadokawa‘s Comp AceDecember 2018, magazine Seta U launched a spinoff manga titled Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute!Shadow Gaiden(The Eminence in Shadow- Shadow Side Story) Comp AceJuly 2019
Source: Press release