Wise Man's Grandchild

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  • TV-14
  • 2019
  • 1 Season
  • 6.9  (2,980)

Wise Man's Grandchild is a fantasy anime series that premiered on AT-X in April 2019. The series stars Lindsay Seidel as Shin Wolford, Daman Mills as Merlin Walford, and Katelyn Barr as Maria von Messina. The show tells the story of Shin Wolford, a young man who died in his previous life and was reborn in a different world as a baby. He was found by Merlin Walford, who raised him as his own grandson. Merlin is a powerful magician who teaches Shin everything he knows about magic and helps him develop his skills.

Shin grows up to become a prodigy in magic and martial arts, and he enters a famous academy to hone his abilities further. There, he meets Maria von Messina, a princess and a skilled fighter, and the two become fast friends. The story follows Shin as he navigates life in a new world, makes friends and enemies, and faces various challenges that test his skills and resolve.

The series is set in a world of magic and mythical creatures, where humans and demons coexist. The humans are divided into different kingdoms, each with its own culture and traditions. The series explores the politics and power struggles between these kingdoms, as well as the battles that occur between them.

One of the unique features of Wise Man's Grandchild is its focus on the use of magic in combat. The series uses a system called "magic engineering", where magic is treated as a science and is used to create weapons and tools. The show also features various magical creatures like dragons, giant spiders, and other mythical beasts that add to the world-building and the overall fantasy theme of the series.

The characters in Wise Man's Grandchild are diverse and well-developed, with each having their own motivations, goals, and personalities. Shin is a likable protagonist who is kind-hearted, determined, and fiercely loyal to his friends. Merlin is a wise mentor who often provides sage advice and guidance to Shin. Maria is a strong and independent princess who is skilled in combat and serves as a love interest to Shin.

In addition to the main cast, the series also has a wide range of supporting characters, such as Shin's classmates, teachers, and other students at the academy. These characters provide different perspectives on the world and its inhabitants and help to flesh out the world-building in the show.

The animation and art style in Wise Man's Grandchild are vibrant and eye-catching, with detailed character designs and beautiful backgrounds. The fight scenes are well-animated and show the characters' magic abilities and combat skills in action. The show also has a good soundtrack, with an energetic opening theme and a beautiful ending theme that captures the emotional moments of the series.

Overall, Wise Man's Grandchild is an excellent fantasy anime series that combines magic, action, and world-building to create a compelling story. The likable characters, unique magic system, and beautiful animation all contribute to making this series an enjoyable watch for fans of the genre.

Wise Man's Grandchild is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (12 episodes). The series first aired on April 10, 2019.

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And So, Off into the World...
12. And So, Off into the World...
June 26, 2019
Sizilien has her hands full performing triage at the aid station, while Shin and the others are occupied with Miria's exceptional fighting skills. Once the dust settles, Aug proposes an plan to King Sweed that could change the entire world.
The Mightiest Corps of Magicians Ever
11. The Mightiest Corps of Magicians Ever
June 19, 2019
A horde of over a hundred demonoids crosses the border and invade the Kingdom of Sweed. However, Shin and the other Ultimate Magicians are already en route to provide their assistance in neutralizing the demonoid threat.
The Fall of the Empire
10. The Fall of the Empire
June 12, 2019
While Aug looks forward to his installment as crown prince, the study group practices flying, thanks to Shin's floating magic. As the last town in the Blusfia Empire falls, Schtrom recounts the events that led to his overthrow of the nation.
The Grandchild, the Magic Gear, and the Engagement Party
9. The Grandchild, the Magic Gear, and the Engagement Party
June 5, 2019
Before Sizilien will allow Shin to date her, she insists on having him ask her parents for their blessing. Shin experiments with a new form of magic, and thinks the Ultimate Magic Study Group is ready to take their training to a higher level.
A Starlit Pledge
8. A Starlit Pledge
May 29, 2019
As Shin's training camp continues, the group members' skills improve. Aug's fiancee and younger sister ask to come stay at the camp, and their presence compels Shin and Sizilien to come to terms with their feelings for each other.
Let's Go to Camp!
7. Let's Go to Camp!
May 22, 2019
The members of the magic academy enjoy mixed results while training with their knight school counterparts. With the demonoid threat looming over them, Shin decides to hold a magic training camp for the group over summer vacation.
Outbreak of War and a Joint Training Exercise
6. Outbreak of War and a Joint Training Exercise
May 15, 2019
Following the routing of an imperial invasion force and demon attacks, Diseum orders the students at both the magic and military schools to increase their combat readiness, resulting in a joint training exercise for both schools.
A Pioneering New Hero
5. A Pioneering New Hero
May 8, 2019
Mark takes Shin and the others to his family-run blacksmith shop, where Shin commissions a new sword, and buys a gift for Sizilien. The Blusfia Empire begins preparing to go to war. Shin is formally decorated for his heroic actions.
The Name of the Instigator
4. The Name of the Instigator
May 1, 2019
News of Shin's exploits proves impossible to keep under wraps, and many more applicants wish to join the study group. The king orders a joint investigation into the appearance of the new demonoid. The study group gains two new members.
An Emergency Arises!
3. An Emergency Arises!
April 24, 2019
During their first full day of school, Shin and the others get a tour of the academy. After Kurt's father is summoned by the king over Kurt's behavior, he is grounded, while Kurt's mother invites his former magic teacher over to speak to him.
The Unconventional New Student
2. The Unconventional New Student
April 17, 2019
After moving to the royal capital, Shin prepares to take the entrance exam for Earlsheid Magic Academy, a high school for magicians. However, his far-disproportionate skill in magic already ensure that he is in a class by himself.
(Sub) A Babe in the Woods Goes to the Capital
1. (Sub) A Babe in the Woods Goes to the Capital
April 10, 2019
Shin Wolford is a boy, who used to work in an office in Japan, but after being killed in an traffic accident, is reborn in another world, where he learns magic from his adoptive grandfather, Merlin, and grows up sheltered from the world.
Where to Watch Wise Man's Grandchild
Wise Man's Grandchild is available for streaming on the AT-X website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wise Man's Grandchild on demand at Amazon Prime, Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    April 10, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (2,980)