The employees for the tv anime of Mato Satō and Nilitsu‘s The Executioner and Her Way of Life (Shokei Shōjo no Virgin Road) gentle novel collection posted 4 character promotional movies on Friday. The movies for Menou, Akari, Momo, and Ashuna announce the anime’s April 1 premiere.

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 often known as “Japan.” No one is aware of how or why they go away their properties. The solely factor that’s sure is that they bring about catastrophe and calamity. The responsibility 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 lady! And when Menou begins to seek for a option to defeat this immortality, Akari is very happy to tag alongside! So begins a journey that may change Menou without end… In addition to being an intriguing addition to the ever well-liked isekai style of sunshine novels, Virgin Road is an intriguing launch as a result 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 major forged members are:

Iori Saeki as Menou, the Executioner. A younger executioner lady 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 palms. She will get near her targets with pleasant method to understand their capacity earlier than killing them. Her major weapons are brief blade and sacred scripture.

Moe Kahara as Akari, the Lost One. She is affectionate and easy-going. Menou is unable to kill her due to her capacity regardless that she will not be conscious of it herself. She begins her journey with Menou, with out realizing her true intentions. (Kahara was credited underneath her earlier title within the leisure trade, 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 pictures, and REAL-T‘s Kentarou Tsubone is enhancing.

Mili is performing the opening theme track “Paper Bouquet” (as heard within the video above), and ChouCho is performing the ending theme track “Touka Serenade” (Serenade by Lamplight).

SB Creative printed the novels’ first quantity in July 2019, and the sixth quantity shipped on August 15. The novels gained 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.

Source: Comic Natalie