Seven months after the initial announcement at the Fantasia Bunko Daikanshasai 2018 event back in
battle fantasy light novel series Assassins Pride finally opened today with a teaser visual featuring its
protagonist Kufa Vampeel and main heroine Melida Angele.
It is also announced that the TV anime is scheduled to premiere sometime in 2019 and EMT Squared
(The Master of Ragnarok & Blesser of Einherjar) works on anime production.
— 「アサシンズプライド」公式◆2019TVアニメ (@assassins_anime) 2019年5月16日
Assassins Pride is the author’s Grand-Prix award winning work at the 28th Fantasia Taisho contest in
2015. Then the series has been released from KADOKAWA’s light novel imprint Fujimi Fantasia Bunko
since January 2016. The series has printed 400, 000 copies so far, and its latest tenth volume is set
to be released in Japan on June 20, 2019. Meanwhile, its manga adaptation illustrated by Yoshie Kato
has been serialized in Shueisha’s Ultra Jump since its June 2017 issue, and its latest fourth tankobon
volume will be available on June 19.
The story is set in a world where only the aristocrats are responsible for fighting against the monsters
using their power called “Mana.” Melida Angele is one of the young aristocrats going to the training school,
but she is unable to use the power. To find out her true talent, a young man named Kufa Vampeel is
dispatched to serve as her tutor. But he also has a secret task to assassinate her if she has no talents.
Novel 1st and 9th volume covers
Manga adaptation 1st and 3rd volume covers
©2019 Kei Amagi, Nino Ninomoto/KADOKAWA/Assassins Pride Production Committee