After five successful OVAs, Magi’s mighty Sinbad is finally getting his own TV anime, which will serve as a prequel for the Magi TV anime series, and a new PV announcing the upcoming Magi: Sinbad no Bouken anime has been released by Aniplex:
The video confirms the previous announcement, which revealed that the Sinbad no Bouken will premiere in April, as part of TBS’s Animeism programming block. A new key visual image for the new anime has also been released:
It was also revealed that returning to reprise their roles from the OVAs and the original Magi anime are:
- Akira Ishida as Yunan
- Tomokazu Sugita as Drakon
- Ai Kayano as Serendine
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Badr
- Youko Hikasa as Esra
- Keiji Fujiwara as Hinahoho
- Takahiro Sakurai as Jafar
- Ayumi Fujimura as Pipirika
- Takehito Koyasu as Barbarossa
- Hiroki Touchi as Baal
- Daisuke Ono as Sinbad
The anime will be based on the Magi: Sinbad no Bouken manga by Shinobu Ohtaka and Yoshifumi Ootera, which serves as the prequel of the main Magi series. The anime will chronicle Sinbad’s adventures as he gains stronger and more powerful Djinns by conquering various dungeons.
So this anime is after the OVAs?