‘Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy’ is a fantasy isekai light novel series written by Kei Azumi and illustrated by Mitsuaki Matsumoto published by the Japanese publishing company AlphaPolis since 2013. A manga version illustrated by Kotora Kino was launched in 2015 with an anime adaption from the Tokyo-based animation studio C2C premiering in July 2021. Due to the show’s popularity, Crunchyroll has announced that they have gained the license to produce an English dub which began airing weekly in April 2022.
Crunchyroll announced the cast on their website:
- Dallas Reid (Wein in The Genius Prince’s Guide to Raising a Nation Out of Debt) as Makoto
- Monica Rial (Alice in Combatants Will Be Dispatched!) as Shen
- Tia Ballard (Shuna in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime) as Emma
- Reagan Murdock (Erhart in The Saint’s Magic Power is Omnipotent) as Tsukuyomi
- Skyler McIntosh (Kaori in Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest) as Hasegawa
- Jennifer AuBuchon (Toko in My Senpai is Annoying) as Goddess
- Michael Stimac as Resoud
Jerry Jewell will serve as the ADR Director for the dub.
You can watch the trailer below:
MyAnimeList describes the synopsis as follows:
“As part of a mysterious contract agreed upon by a goddess and his parents years ago, Makoto Misumi finds himself sent to another world to meet the goddess and become the hero. However, the deity deems Makoto to be “hideous,” refusing to even lay eyes upon him and revokes his heroic title. Disdainfully giving him the ability to understand all languages except the human language as compensation, the goddess drives Makoto off to the farthest edges of the wasteland, far from human civilization.
Due to the disparity between Earth and this new world, Makoto’s inherent physical and magical capabilities awaken, making him extremely powerful. He meets various demihumans and mythical beings who all end up being captivated with his characteristics and join Makoto in building a new community where all of them can peacefully coexist.
Nevertheless, despite this success, Makoto still yearns to meet fellow humans. In a world where the goddess herself has barred him from interacting with his kind, it is up to Makoto and his companions to fulfill his desire—and perhaps reform society along the way.”
The anime is written by Kenta Ihara with music from Yasuharu Takanashi. The first season ran for twelve episodes. ‘Tsukimichi: Moonlit Fantasy’ has been renewed for a second season.
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