Black Clover: Sword Of The Wizard King Gets Adapted To Novel

Black Clover: Sword Of The Wizard King novel adaptation

The official website of Black Clover manga announced on April 10, 2023, that upcoming Black Clover: Sword Of The Wizard King movie will be getting a novel adaptation.

The novel will be published in two editions, J Novel and Mirai Bunko, both of which will release on June 9, 2023, one week before the film’s premiere.

Black Clover: Sword Of The Wizard King novel adaptation

Johnny Onda, who was also in charge of the screenplay of the movie, will be novelizing the J Novel edition of the movie.

Ataro Kuma will be authoring the Mirai Bunko edition of the novel adaptation. Mangaka Yuki Tabata, who is credited with the original story, will be in charge of original character designs, and also serve as the novel’s chief supervisor.

Mirai Bunko usually features simpler language than J-Novel edition as it is targeted towards younger audience.

The Black Clover movie will release on June 16, 2023. It is an original anime movie and not manga canon.

The film is being directed by Ayataka Tanemura at Studio Pierrot, with screenplay by Johnny Otoda and Ai Orii. Itsuko Takeda will serve as the character designer, and  Minako Seki in charge of music. Yuki Tabata is supervising the anime film and providing original character designs.

Yūki Tabata‘s Black Clover has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine since February 2015, with its chapters collected in 34 tankōbon volumes as of March 2023.

The plot follows Asta, a young boy born without any magic power. This is unknown to the world he lives in because seemingly everyone has some sort of magic power. With his fellow mages from the Black Bulls, Asta plans to become the next Wizard King.

The manga was first adapted into an original video animation produced by Xebec Zwei, released in 2017. An anime television series adaptation produced by Pierrot, aired in Japan on TV Tokyo from October 2017 to March 2021.

Source: Official Website

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