Kanata Yanagino’s “Saihate no Paladin” will be adapted into a TV anime in October 2021, featuring Maki Kawase, Katsuyuki Konishi, Yui Horie, Nobuo Tobita, and Ayumu Murase. The show will be directed by Yu Shinoda, series composition by Tatsuya Takahashi, character design by Koji Haneda, and animation production by Children’s Playground Entertainment of “Tsukiuta. THE ANIMATION 2” fame.
“Saihate no Paladin” follows the story of Will, a human boy being raised by three undead: the skeleton warrior Blood, the mummified priestess Mary, and the spectral sorcerer Gus. However, he begins to wonder about the circumstances of his upbringing and takes his first step on the path to becoming a Paladin.