Crunchyroll announced during a panel at the Virtual Crunchyroll Expo event that Noblesse, the anime series adaptation of Jeho Son and Kwangsu Lee’s manhwa of the same name, will debut on October 5. The series will be available in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, the Middle East, and the CIS on the streaming service. In addition, the Crunchyroll Expo Twitter account released a 6 minutes sneak peek of the series first episode. A new key visual for the anime was also released.
Noblesse will be directed by Yasutaka Yamamoto (Hinomaru Sumo to Actually, I Am, Nekopara). Yamamoto also assures fans that the series will “offer entertainment to everyone from all generations and all orientations”. The series was first announced at Seoul Comiccon. The series will also be animated by a Japanese studio.
NOBLESSE ANIME CAST:
- Tarusuke Shingaki as Cadis Etrama di Raizel
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Frankenstein
- Kosuke Onishi as M-21
- Ryōta Iwasaki as Yusuke Tashiro
- Yōhei Hamada as Manabu Kase
Son Jeho and Lee Kwangsu started Noblesse on Naver Webtoon in December 2007 and concluded on 7 January 2019. The webtoon was translated in English by Line Webtoon when it launched in July 2014. Noblesse received OVA in 2015 and 2016.
Raizel awakens from his 820-year slumber.
He holds the special title of Noblesse, a pure-blooded Noble and protector of all other Nobles. In an attempt to protect Raizel, his servant Frankenstein enrolls him at Ye Ran High School, where Raizel learns the simple and quotidian routines of the human world through his classmates.
However, the Union, a secret society plotting to take over the world, dispatches modified humans and gradually encroaches on Raizel’s life, causing him to wield his mighty power to protect those around him…
After 820 years of intrigue, the secrets behind his slumber are finally revealed, and Raizel’s absolute protection as the Noblesse begins!