The Goblin Slayer TV anime premieres October 2018! The light novel was written by Kumo Kagyuu, and illustrated by Noboru Kannatsuki. Goblin Slayer was published under GA Bunko label since February 2016. The manga adaptation was drawn by Kousuke Kurose and began its serialization in Big Gangan magazine in May 2016, which has four volumes in print with the latest released on March 13. The anime is scheduled to premiere on October 7, 2018.

The staff for the upcoming anime consists of:

  • Director: Takaharu Ozaki (Shoujo Shuumatsu Ryokou)
  • Series Composition: Hideyuki Kurata (Drifters)
  • Script: Hideyuki Kurata, Yousuke Kuroda (Jormungand)
  • Character Design: Takashi Nagayoshi (Zero kara Hajimeru Mahou no Shoanimation director)
  • Studio: White Fox (Steins;Gate series, Re:Zero, Jormungand, and Devils Part-Timer)

Here are two promotional videos:

In addition, the cast was announced and is as follows:

  • Yuichiro Umehara (Goro from DARLING in the FRANXX) as Goblin Slayer
  • Yui Ogura (Kokona fromEncouragement of Climb) as Priestess
  • Nao Tōyama (Momo Kawanagare from Ai Tenchi Muyo!) as High Elf Archer
  • Yuka Iguchi (Tsukihi Araragi from Bakemonogatari) as Cow Girl
  • Maaya Uchida (Shino Kuribayashi from GATE) as Guild Girl
  • Yūichi Nakamura (Tomoya Okazaki from Clannad) as Dwarf Shaman
  • Tomokazu Sugita (Akuru Akutsu from Aho-Girl) as Lizard Priest
  • Yōko Hikasa (Farnese from Berserk) as Witch
  • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Rabac from Akame ga KILL!) as Spearman

Anime key visual:

Goblin Slayer Anime Visual

Goblin Slayer Synopsis:

A young priestess has formed her first adventuring party, but almost immediately they find themselves in distress. It’s the Goblin Slayer who comes to their rescue—a man who’s dedicated his life to the extermination of all goblins, by any means necessary. And when rumors of his feats begin to circulate, there’s no telling who might come calling next…

Source: Twitter@GoblinSlayer_GA. Goblin Slayer Website

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