‘Seirei Gensouki’ or ‘Spirit Chronicles’ is a fantasy isekai TV anime that is based on the Japanese light novel series of the same name illustrated by Riv and written by Yuri Kitayama. The show recounts the story of an ordinary Japanese man named Amakawa Haruto, who gets reincarnated into the body of a slum-dwelling boy, Rio, in an alternate world after dying in a vehicular accident. Rio acquires all the memories and the skills that Haruto knew and, using them, saves a princess without knowing her real identity.
For his kind and valiant deed, he is then offered to attend the prestigious Bertram Kingdom Royal Institute. The anime first premiered on July 6, 2021. Here is everything you need to know about its upcoming episode.
Spirit Chronicles Episode 5 Release Date
‘Spirit Chronicles’ episode 5, titled “Forest of Spirits” or “Seirei no Mori,” is slated to premiere on August 3, 2021, in Japan on TV Tokyo, BS Fuji, and AT-X. The fantasy isekai TV anime is developed by TMS Entertainment, with Osamu Yamasaki as the director. Yamasaki, Mitsutaka Hirota, Megumu Sasano, and Yoshiko Nakamura joined hands to work on the script.
The characters are designed by Kyoko Yufu, and the responsibility of music composition is shouldered by Yasuyuki Yamazaki. The opening theme song “New story” is performed by the Japanese voice actress Marika Kouno while “Elder flower,” which is the ending theme song, is sung by Aguri Ōnishi.
Where to Watch Spirit Chronicles Season 1 Online?
‘Spirit Chronicles’ is licensed by Crunchyroll for streaming outside Asia. People with a subscription can head here to watch the fantasy isekai TV anime with English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian subtitles. All-new episodes are also accessible on VRV.
Spirit Chronicles Episode 5 Spoilers
In episode 4, titled “The Assassin Girl” or “Ansatsusha no Shōjo” Rio stops at Amande, a market town in the kingdom of Galarc, on his way to the Strahl region to gather food and other essentials for his journey. Lady Liselotte, who governs the region, is intrigued by his black hair and meets him disguised as Lotte.
When he embarks on his treacherous journey again, Rio is attacked by Latifa. However, he easily overwhelms her with his speed and agility alone. Rio learns that she is sent by Duke Huguenot and frees her from bondage by removing her collar of submission. However, Latifa is moved by his kindness and pleads to let her join him on his journey.
Later that night, while sleeping in a camp, she mumbles about going back to Tokyo, and Rio realizes that she is also a reincarnation. In the post-credits scene, a giant wolf awaits him when he goes out of the camp. In episode 5, titled “Forest of Spirits” or “Seirei no Mori,” the wolf may turn out to be someone Rio knows very well. The trio then is likely to venture into the mysterious forest and may get to know more about Latifa’s past.
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