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TV Anime Adaptation for ‘Reincarnated as Daughter of Legendary Hero & Spirit Queen’ Light Novels

Kadokawa Books made a public announcement this past Sunday confirming rumors: the light novel series Reincarnated as the Daughter of the Legendary Hero and the Queen of Spirits (Chichi wa Eiyū, Haha wa Seirei, Musume no Watashi wa Tenseisha, penned by author Matsuura and beautifully drawn by artist keepout, will be adapted into an anime TV series.

Photo Courtesy of Kadokawa Books’ website

Yutaka Ohhori, the writer behind the manga adaptation, celebrated the exciting news with an original illustration:

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Artwork Courtesy of Yutaka Ohhori’s X/Twitter account

With Matsuura leading as the author, the light novel series first made its debut on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō (Let’s Become Novelists) website in 2016 and came to a conclusion in 2020. Kadokawa rolled out the first volume, featuring illustrations by keepout, in 2018. The series concluded with its ninth and final volume in October 2022.

The manga adaptation of the series was chosen to be published online in English by Manga UP! Global, a branch of Square Enix.

“Reincarnation gives me elemental spirit powers?!”

Born anew in another world from modern-day Japan, Ellen is a young girl who is half-spirit. Her father, Rovel, is the mythical hero who liberated the kingdom, while her mother, Origin, is the ancient queen of spirits. To add to this, she possesses an incredibly powerful ability to control the elements.

Distinctly cute and difficult to ignore, this perfect little girl will draw from her previous life’s knowledge and her remarkable spiritual abilities to fiercely protect her dear family!

The manga adaptation of the light novels first appeared in Square Enix‘s Monthly Big Gangan magazine in September 2018. The tenth compiled volume of the manga series will be published by Square Enix on January 25.


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