During the Fantasia Bunko Daikanshasai 2018 event, it was revealed that Kei Amagi’s light novel series Assassins Pride will be getting an anime adaptation. The series is written by Kei Amagi and illustrated by Nino Ninomoto, and has been serialized since January 2016. Kadokawa released the eighth volume through the Fujimi Fantasia Bunko imprint on August 18, 2018. Assassins Pride received a Grand Prize at the 28th Fantasia Bunko Taisho in 2015. The manga adaptation is drawn by Yoshie Katou and has been serialized in Ultra Jump magazine since May 2017, The adaptation has compiled two volumes in print as of April 19, 2018. More information about the anime adaptation will be announced in the future.
Kei Amagi also did an illustration to celebrate the upcoming TV anime. (Quote: “Assassins Pride” animation planning in progress! Looking forward to it!)
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Assassins Pride Synopsis
In a world where only those from noble families have the mana to be able to fight against monsters. Kūfa is a noble born to a duke’s family who is sent to tutor a young woman named Merida. If it turns out that Merida has no talent with mana, Kūfa is secretly instructed to assassinate her.