After the Magi spin-off anime based on Ohtaka Shinobu and Yoshifumi Ohtera’s manga Adventure of Sinbad was confirmed for the spring season, the first commercial for the series was quickly released to keep up the excitement. Set thirty years before the Magi manga’s main adventures, this anime series follows four OAD episodes directed by Miyao Yoshikazu of Hellsing, who returns to direct the full series at AOS Project with Daisuke Ono reprising his role as Sinbad. You can catch a quick glimpse of their work below.

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x3uuv0v_magi-sinbad-no-bouken-tv-anime-15-sec-cm_tv
Magi Sinbad no Bouken TV anime 15-sec CM
 via pKjd

As for the other staff on the project, Taku Kishimoto of Silver Spoon is writing scripts, with Soichiro Sako on character design, and Tomohiro Ookubo composing music. And the main cast has been confirmed as follows:

Akira Ishida (Gundam SEED‘s Athrun Zala) as Yunan
Katsuyuki Konishi (Gurren Lagann’s Kamina) as Badr
Yoko Hikasa as Esra
Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama’s Gintoki) as Dragul
Ai Kayano (AnoHana’s  Meiko Hanma) as Serendine
Koyasu Takehito as Barbarossa
Hiroki Tōchi as Baal
Takahiro Sakurai as Jaafar
Keiji Fujiwara as Hinahoho
Ayumi Fujimura as Pipirika

The theme song performers have also been confirmed for the series premiering on April 15th. PENGUIN RESEARCH, who gave Durarara!! ×2 The Third Arc its ending theme, is performing the OP ‘Spotlight’, and the ending theme ‘Polaris’ is by Fujifabric, who have had songs featured in Silver Spoon and, one of our personal favourite anime, tsuritama.

Magi - Adventure of Sinbad

 

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