Sentai Filmworks introduced on Thursday that it has licensed the tv anime of Mato Satō and Nilitsu‘s The Executioner and Her Way of Life (Shokei Shōjo no Virgin Road) gentle novel collection. HIDIVE will completely stream the anime, and Sentai Filmworks will later launch the collection on dwelling video.

The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX and BS11 channels on Friday, April 1 at 24:30 (successfully, Saturday, April 2 at 12:30 a.m.), and it’ll additionally run on the AT-X channel.

Yen Press is releasing the novels in English, and it describes the story:

The Lost Ones are wanderers who come right here from a distant world generally known as “Japan.” No one is aware of how or why they depart their houses. The solely factor that’s sure is that they bring about catastrophe and calamity. The obligation of exterminating them with out regret falls to Menou, a younger Executioner. When she meets Akari, it looks like simply one other job…till she discovers it is unattainable to kill this woman! And when Menou begins to seek for a approach to defeat this immortality, Akari is very happy to tag alongside! So begins a journey that may change Menou endlessly… In addition to being an intriguing addition to the ever standard isekai style of gentle novels, Virgin Road is an intriguing launch on account of the truth that it consists of components not generally seen in gentle novels launched in English—a feminine protagonist and a yuri storyline.

The most important solid members are:

Iori Saeki as Menou, the Executioner. A younger executioner woman who has distinctive magical expertise. She is strongly devoted to her mission and tries to complete off Akari earlier than her energy will get out of fingers. She will get near her targets with pleasant method to know their capability earlier than killing them. Her most important weapons are quick blade and sacred scripture.

Moe Kahara as Akari, the Lost One. She is affectionate and easy-going. Menou is unable to kill her as a result of of her capability despite the fact that she isn’t conscious of it herself. She begins her journey with Menou, with out understanding her true intentions. (Kahara was credited below her earlier title within the leisure business, Moeka Kishimoto, however modified her title in July.)

Hisako Kanemoto as Momo, the executioner’s assistant

M.A.O as Ashuna, the wandering princess knight

Yoshiki Kawasaki (Ascendance of a Bookworm assistant director) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff, and Shogo Yasukawa (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Hyperdimension Neptunia) is supervising the collection scripts. Keiko Tamaki (Cells at Work! sub-character designs) is designing the characters for animation. Jin Aketagawa is directing the sound, and MICHIRU (Ascendance of a Bookworm, Given) is composing the music. EGG FIRM and SB Creative are producing.

Ryō Hirata is designing the props, and Teruhiko Niida is directing the artwork. Keishi Okuda is the colour key artist. Issei Shibayama is directing the 3D CG. Shingo Fukuyo is the compositing director of images, and REAL-T‘s Kentarou Tsubone is modifying.

Mili is performing the opening theme music “Paper Bouquet”, and ChouCho is performing the ending theme music “Touka Serenade” (Serenade by Lamplight).

SB Creative printed the novels’ first quantity in July 2019, and the sixth quantity shipped on August 15. SB Creative will publish the seventh quantity on April 16. The novels received the grand prize on the GA Bunko Awards in 2018. Ryō Mitsuya launched a manga adaptation of the novels in Square Enix‘s Young Gangan journal in June 2020.

Update: Typo corrected. Thanks, Slowzhand.

Source: Sentai Filmworks