Fairies, fan service, and 15th Century France are the name of the game in the new trailer for Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi (“Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc and the Alchemy Knights”), an upcoming TV anime based on the historical fantasy light novel series written by Mikage Kasuga and illustrated by Tomari Meron that tells a fictionalized account of the life of Joan of Arc during the Hundred Years’ War.
The story of Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi follows Montmorency, the son of a French nobleman who studies to be an alchemist knight at an academy in Paris. However, after the Battle of Agincourt and the fall of Paris, the school for alchemist knights is closed and Montmorency loses everything. While on the run, Montmorency encounters a mysterious village girl named Jeanne.
Ulysses: Jeanne d’Arc to Renkin no Kishi is directed by Shin Itagaki and features animation production by AXsiZ. The series will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX, Sun TV, and BS Fuji beginning on October 07, 2018.
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