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Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save The World - What We Know So Far

One of the many things about anime people get wrong is that the filmmaking style only consists of futuristic, violent themes. Since the rise of the art form in the mid to late 20th century, Japanese animators have used this advantage throughout multiple genres: kid-friendly stories, romance, science fiction, and even horror anime. But one of the most dazzling genres on display has been in the realm of fantasy. In this subgenre, there is outright fantasy such as "Black Clover," in addition to dark fantasy like "Attack on Titan." But thanks to the boundless creativity in the field, you also have fantastical animation that combines dark humor and satire.

The manga series "Adventurers Who Lost Faith in People Will Apparently Save the World" fits into this category perfectly. The books tell the story of a group of young adventurers, disillusioned with people and society, who go on a heroic quest that tests their compassion and resolve. With the recent announcement of an anime series adaptation now titled "Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World" (via Crunchyroll), Shinta Fuji and Susumu Kuroi's dazzling creation is sure to please fans and fantasy Japanese animation connoisseurs alike. Here is everything we know so far about the upcoming program so far.

What is the release date of Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World?

"Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World" was first announced as a series back in August 2021 (via Anime News Network). No further details were announced at that time, which left lots of room for speculation. The manga series has seen five volumes published so far since 2020, with three light novels published in 2019, 2020, and 2021 respectively. So there is a lot of material available to adapt. Animators have no doubt been tackling this in the last year, and we will soon find out what direction the program takes. According to Crunchyroll, "Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World" will premiere in Japan sometime in January 2023.

The scripts and animation will be overseen by Geek Toys and Seven respectively, with Itsuki Imazaki directing. At this point, it is unknown how many episodes will be airing in the first season of the series or if the show will debut on international streaming services for worldwide viewing. Since Crunchyroll has released news about the premiere, we can hold out hope that it will launch on that platform simultaneously, as seen with "Chainsaw Man" recently.

What is the plot of Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World?

"Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World" will likely follow the stories in the light novels and manga series, but with a vast amount of source material so far, we will have to wait and see how the show condenses the stories. According to TVtropes.org, the basic premise follows Nick (voiced by Yusuke Kobayashi), a young adventurer and member of an adventuring group in the City of Terane, who leaves the team after his mentor Argus wrongly accuses him of stealing funds from the party. After falling into a deep depression, Nick eventually meets four adventurers in a bar and the new group bonds over their shared deceptions.

Together with magician Tiana (voiced by Sayumi Watabe), dragon race warrior Curran (voiced by Sayaka Kikuchi), Shinto priest Zem (voiced by Shunichi Toki), Kizuna (voiced by Mikako Komatsu), and jewelry producer Agate (voiced by Kaori Ishihara), the new adventure-seeking quintet share a similar dislike of humanity. But the irony of the series, suggested in the title, is that the team will undergo journeys that may even save the world and other people. Like other adventure-oriented Japanese animations such as "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure," you can expect the show to explore new perils and challenges for the five travelers, in addition to challenges against their bleak worldview.

Is there a trailer for Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World?

Along with the announcement of the release date for "Apparently, Disillusioned Adventurers Will Save the World" was the premiere of its first teaser trailer. The clip begins with Nick sitting alone on a fountain during a rainstorm. He looks depressed and this is likely after his banishment from his group after Argus falsely accuses him of embezzling money. We then see him in a bar where he is joined by Zem who mysteriously disappears during their conversation. This is then followed by brief glimpses of Tiana and Curran.

The trailer then shows short montages of the backstories of the characters before the slow music on the soundtrack changes tempo. This is to signify the pact the new friends make with one another over their shared disillusionment with the society of Terane. The rest of the teaser allows us to see all the characters in action during their different travels that defined the main bulk of the light novels and manga series. From the looks of this clip, the show is set to follow the plot of the books, which is great news for fans.