On the official Twitter account for the animated adaptation of the light novels written by Okina Baba and illustrated by Tsukasa Kiryuu, Kumo desu ga, Nani ka? (So I’m a Spider, So What?), The opening and closing sequences of the series were shared. The opening sequence features the song “Keep weaving your spider way” performed by Riko Azuni.
On the other hand, the animated closing sequence features the theme “Ganbare! Kumoko-san’s Theme (が ん ば れ！ 蜘蛛 子 さ ん の テ ー マ) ”played by voice actress Aoi Yuuki as her character Kumoko.
The series has been broadcast in Japan since January 8 in Japan and is confirmed with a total of 24 episodes that will be broadcast consecutively, with the Crunchyroll platform in charge of its global distribution.
Furthermore, Baba and Kiryuu began publishing the light novels in December 2015 through Fujimi Shobo publishing house. The publisher published the thirteenth volume on July 10, and will publish the fourteenth on January 9 in Japan.
Cast of voices
Aoi Yuuki as Kumoko.
Shun Horie as Schlain Zagan Analeit (Shun).
Nao Touyama as Karnatia Seri Anabald (Katia).
Eri Kitamura as Feirune.
Kaya Okuno as Filimøs Harrifenas.
Yui Ogura as Suresia.
Kaito Ishikawa as Hugo Baint Renxandt.
Aimi Tanaka as Yurin Ullen.
Junya Enoki as Julius Zagan Analeit.
Shin Itagaki (Teekyuu, Berserk (2016), Cop Craft) is directing the anime at Millepensee Studios, with ENGI Studios participating in the production of CG animation.
Okina Baba and Yuuichirou Momose (Infinite Dendrogram, Ore ga Suki nano wa Imōto dakedo Imōto ja nai) are in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
Kii Tanaka (Hitoribocchi no Marumaruseikatsu, Hinomaru Zumō) is in charge of character design, while Masahiko Suzuki, Ryou Hirata, and Hiromi Kimura are in charge of monster design.
Shuuji Katayama is in charge of composing the soundtrack.
Riko Azuni performs the opening song titled “Keep Weaving Your Spider Way”, while Aoi Yuuki performs the closing song titled “Gambare! Kumoko-san ”.
Synopsis of Kumo desu ga, Nani ka?
The world where the Hero and the Demon King continue to oppose each other. The great magic of the Hero and the Demon King cross worlds and explode in the classroom of a certain high school. The students who died in the explosion will reincarnate in a different world. The female protagonist, who has the lowest reputation in the class, was reincarnated as a spider. However, she quickly adapted to the present condition with great willpower. This is a story of a spider trying everything she can to survive.