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The official website for the Smile of the Arsnotoria the Animation project today unveiled that an anime adaptation based on the mobile RPG will begin airing in Japan on July 6, alongside a brand-new teaser trailer to celebrate the announcement.



Teaser Trailer


Teaser Visual

Smile of the Arsnotoria the Animation anime teaser visual


Based on the Nitroplus, Good Smile Company and NextNinja mobile RPG of the same name, Smile of the Arsnotoria the Animation will tell the story of students who live at the magic academy Ashram and their daily lives as they study magic and culture. Re:ZERO novel illustrator Shinichirou Otsuka provided the main character designs for the game.


The staff and cast for the anime is as follows:


  • Director: Naoyuki Tatsuwa (Nisekoi)
  • Series Composition: Midori Goto (Hozuki’s Coolheadedness)
  • Character Design: Takahiro Kishida (Haikyu!!, Durarara!!)
  • Art Director: Tadashi Kudo (Katanagatari)
  • Color Design: Aiko Shinohara (Symphogear series)
  • Director of Photography: Hisayoshi Yamamoto (SSSS.GRIDMAN)
  • Editing: Mai Hasegawa (Teekyu series) via Editz
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Motoyama (Symphogear series)
  • Sound Effects: Yuika Shiraishi (The Quintessential Quintuplets)
  • Music: Ryo Takahashi and Ken Ito
  • Music Production: Pony Canyon
  • Animation Production: LIDEN FILMS



The original Smile of the Arsnotoria (Warau Ars Notoria) mobile game launched in February 2021 to celebrate Nitroplus’ 20th anniversary.


Source: Smile of the Arsnotoria official website, Twitter account



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