Early promotional art for UQ Holder's anime was released today in celebration of creator Ken Akamatsu Exhibition currently taking place in Japan. In addition, it was announced J. C. Staff, the studio behind shows such as Honey and Clover, Ghost Hunt, Toradora, Little Busters, and Food Wars, would also be the ones in charge of UQ Holder's anime. The show is set to broadcast in October of this year.
Characters who will make a reappearance from Negima will be voiced by the same voice actors and the lead protagonist, Touta Konoe, will be voiced by Yuka Takakura. Youhei Suzuki will be directing the anime, Masahiro Fujii is the character designer, and EGG FIRM is producing the series. Also, together with Shojo Yasukawa, Ken Akamatsu will be working on the composition.
It was also announced that the long-awaited pre-OAD, perhaps Negima related, would be released with UQ Holder Vol. 14 Limited Edition on September 8th of this year.
The official website for UQ Holder has been launched and can be found here. As more news gets released, we'll be sure to keep you all in the loop, so keep an eye out in the near future!