Don’t judge a book by its cover, but our first glimpse of the MADHOUSE studio (Hunter X Hunter, A place beyond the universe) TV anime adaptation of Bibliophile Princess already looks silky smooth in its just-released first visual teaser and trailer.
The English subtitled trailer also spotlights the newly revealed main cast, Reina Ueda (An in ReLIFE) as Elianna and Ryohei Kimura (Ryo in ReLIFE) like Christopher.
RELATED: Bibliophile Princess TV Anime Adaptation Revealed for 2022
Based on the light novel series by Yui and Satsuki Shiina, Bibliophile Princess is directed by Tarou Iwasaki (sweetness & lightning), with serial composition by Mitsutaka Hirota (Rent a girlfriend) and character designs by Mizuka Takahashi (persona 3 the movie senior animation director).
J-Novel Club, which publishes the official English version of the light novels, describes the series as follows:
When book-loving Lady Elianna spots Prince Christopher – her fiancé in name only – dating another noble lady, she realizes that the recent rumors must be true. The prince has someone he really loves, which means that the cancellation of their engagement is both inevitable and imminent. What she doesn’t realize is that it’s just a surface ripple – one of many where the truth runs deep, in a conspiracy beyond her imagination!
The anime is expected to start streaming in October 2022.
Source: press release
Der shy behind @ShymanderLiam is a fluent Aussie with a distinct fondness for anime, Eurovision, and creating weird stats projects despite his hatred of math.