Arifureta: From Commonplace to World's Strongest (ありふれた職業で世界最強, Arifureta Shokugyō de Sekai Saikyō?) is a Japanese Anime series, based on works of "Ryo Shirakome" with the same title.
"Season 1" aired between 8th July to 7th October 2019, and the "Season 2" is scheduled for January 2022.
"Season 1" of the Anime was directed by "Kinji Yoshimoto" with character designs by "Chika Kojima", while the animation is handled by the studios "White Fox" and "Asread".
While the "Season 2" is directed by "Akira Iwanaga" with character designs by "Chika Kojima", while the animation is handled by the studios "Asread" and "studio Mother".
The "Season 1" was broadcasted on "AT-X", "TOKYO MX", "サンテレビ", and "BS11" in Japan. While, it was licensed for English Simulcast and SimulDub by Funimation. No information yet on broadcast info of "Season 2".
Originally, "Season 1" was scheduled to start in April 2018, but the show was delayed for unknown reasons. It was initially going to be directed by Jun Kamiya and written by Kazuyuki Fudeyasu, with character designs by Atsuo Tobe, who also would have served as chief animation director, and animation was only going to be handled by White Fox. However, following the postponement, it was announced that both Kazuyuki Fudeyasu and Atsuo Tobe had stepped down, and their work would be taken over by Kinji Yoshimoto and Chika Kojima, with Asread studio joining in.
"Season 2" was first confirmed on October 7, 2019, but there was no other new information related to it until April 16, 2021.
List of Episodes
The First Season of the series consists of 13 episodes, as well 2 bonus episodes included with the "Blu-ray BOX" releases.
|#||Screenshot||Title||Air Date||Blu-ray Box|
|01||The Monster of the Abyss
|July 8, 2019||Blu-ray BOX ①|
|July 15, 2019|
|03||The Golden Vampire Princess
|July 22, 2019|
|04||Guardian of the Depths
|July 29, 2019|
|05||The Maverick's Lair
|August 5, 2019|
|05.5||OMNIBUS: Great Orcus Labyrinth
|August 12, 2019||-|
|August 19, 2019||Blu-ray BOX ②|
|07||Great Reisen Labyrinth
|August 26, 2019|
|08||Reunion with the Past
|September 2, 2019|
|September 9, 2019|
|10||The Goddess' Sword
|September 16, 2019||Blu-ray BOX ③|
|11||The Monsters' Day Off
|September 23, 2019|
|12||A Looming Shadow
|September 30, 2019|
|13||The Best at Being the Worst
|October 7, 2019|
Season 2 for the series have been confirmed to air on January 2022.
|Blu-ray BOX ②|
|02||Hot Love Springs Eternal
|Blu-ray BOX ③|
- Opening Theme: "FLARE" performed by "Void_Chords feat.LIO"
- Ending Theme: "Hajime no Uta" performed by "DracoVirgo"
|Character Name||Voice Actor|
|Hajime Nagumo||Toshinari Fukamachi|
|Shea Haulia||Minami Takahashi|
|Tio Klarus||Yōko Hikasa|
|Kaori Shirasaki||Saori Ōnishi|
|Shizuku Yaegashi||Yumiri Hanamori|
|Aiko Hatayama||Ai Kakuma|
|Liliana S. B. Heiligh||Noriko Shibasaki|
|Season 1||Season 2|
|Original Story||Ryo Shirakome (Overlap Bunko)|
|Character Design||Chika Kojima|
|Chief Animation Director||Chika Kojima|
|Chief Director||Kinji Yoshimoto||Akira Iwanaga|
|Series Composition||Syoichi Sato, Kinji Yoshimoto||Syoichi Sato|
|Animation Production||asread. ⨯ White Fox||asread. ⨯ studio Mother|
- Series page on "AT-X"
- Series page on "TOKYO MX"
- Series page on "BS11"
- Funimation (available only in US, CA, UK, IE, AU, NZ)
|Arifureta (Main Series)|
|Web Novel, Light Novel, Audio Drama, Manga, Anime|
|Light Novel, Manga|
|List of Chapters|
|Arifureta Picture Dramas|