Via Comic Natalie: Yuu Tanaka’s novel “Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita” will be adapted into a TV anime. “Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita” started as an online novel serialised in October 2015. The chapters were later collected into novels, the first of which was published in July 2016. The series also received a manga adaptation, published in 2019.
“Tensei Shitara Ken Deshita” tells the story of a nameless protagonist who finds himself reincarnated in another world as a sword after dying from a car accident. Accepting his fate as a sword, he begins to seek someone to become his wielder. He discovers a caravan of slave traders under attack where a young catgirl slave Fran, uses the sword to defend herself. She names the sword “Teacher” and the two embark on an adventure together.