The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat is an ongoing Fall 2021 anime release that satisfies the isekai needs for the anime season along with Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation Season 2. The series is based on the light novel series by Rui Tsukio that began serialization in July 2018 on Shosetsuka ni Naro.
The World’s Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat is translated as Sekai Saiko no Ansatsusha, Isekai Kizoku ni Tensei suru. The light novel is bundled into six tankonbon volumes while the manga adaptation has two tankonbon volumes that have been in circulation since 2019.
The anime was first announced in early 2021. The anime is currently rated 7.67/10 on My Anime List while the light novels are rated 7.22/10.
The World’s Finest Assassin Trailer
The World’s Finest Assassin Plot
This isekai fantasy begins with the retirement contemplations of the world’s finest assassin. As an old man, he takes a flight that ends in his demise and not even he can stop this from happening. In what unfolds to be a conspiracy of his former employers, his life spent as an assassin comes to an end.
As isekai fantasies tend to roll, after his death, a goddess expresses her wish to have him reincarnate into a land of swords, magic and fantastical creatures. Reborn in this new world as Lugh Tuatha De, he set quested with preventing the destruction of the world at the hands of a certain Hero. With a second chance, Lugh swears to live his life free of the inhibitions of his past and as a real person.
The opening theme ‘Dark Seeks Light’ is performed by Yui Ninomiya and the ending theme ‘A Promise’ is performed by Aira Yuki.
The World’s Finest Assassin Release Schedule
There are currently 3 episodes for The World’s Finest Assassin anime streamed. The release schedule for the anime should follow a one episode per week format, dropping every Wednesday. The first episode aired on October 6th 2021 and the subsequent episodes schedule should release as:
- Episode 1: 6 October 2021
- Episode 2: 13 October 2021
- Episode 3: 20 October 2021
- Episode 4: 27 October 2021
- Episode 5: 3 November 2021
- Episode 6: 10 November 2021
- Episode 7: 17 November 2021
- Episode 8: 24 November 2021
- Episode 9: 1 December 2021
- Episode 10: 8 December 2021
- Episode 11: 15 December 2021
- Episode 12: 22 December 2021
What will be The World’s Finest Assassin time schedule?
The World’s Finest Assassin Episode 4 will start streaming on Wednesday, October 27 at 11:00 pm in Japan. On Crunchyroll for the rest of the world, the simulcast version can be accessed at the below timings:
Pacific Time: 8:00 AM
Central Time: 10:00 AM
Eastern Time: 11:00 AM
British Time: 4:00 PM
This release schedule is subject to changes and may alter accordingly.
Where to watch The World’s Finest Assassin English Dub?
Crunchyroll has licensed the anime for streaming outside Asia and has streamed English subs of the first 3 episodes of the current season. Subscribers to Crunchyroll will be able to watch the episode at the time of streaming given above. For free viewers, they need to wait for one more week to watch. With many blockbuster animes lined up in the coming months, it is advisable to subscribe to the premium account at $7.99 per month.
Muse Asia will be streaming the anime south and southeast Asia. For Japan, the anime is broadcasted on AT-X, MX Tokyo, KBS Tokyo, Sun TV and TV Aichi. The premiere of The World’s Finest Assassin also included streaming on Abema TV on October 6th.
Muse Asia Entertainment routinely updates full episodes on its YouTube channel. Yen Press has licensed the English version of the manga and has shipped the second translated volume.
The World’s Finest Assassin Cast
The confirmed main cast of The World’s Finest Assassin includes:
- Kenji Akabane as Lugh
- Reina Ueda as Dia
- Yūki Takada as Tarte
- Shino Shimoji as Macha
The main staff for the anime adaptation of the series announced Masafumi Takahira as the Director at Silver Link Studios (Restaurant to Another Universe, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! X). Silver Link and Studio Pallete are collaborating on the production of the anime.
Katsuhiko Takayama is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts. Eri Nagata is working on character design. The newer additions to the staff for the anime include:
- Chief Animation Director: Kaori Yoshikawa
- Art Director, Art Design: Hiroya Yoshiyama
- Art Assistance: Asuka Komiyama
- Color Design: Hayato Yoshida
- Sub-Design: Arisa Fujii
- Weapon Design: Yoshihiro Ujiie
- Prop Design: Akane Imada
- Editing: Michi Takigawa
- Director of Photography: Yuko Shintani
- Audio Director: Masanori Tsuchiya
- Sound Effects: Kiyotaka Kawada
- Sound Production: Glovision
- Music: Kenichi Kuroda
- Music Production: Lantis
- Graphic Design: Susumu Kashiwabara
- 3D Director: Keiichi Eda
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