A The Ancient Magus’ Bride OAD has been announced. A new key visual released alongside this announcement. The first OAD can be purchased through a special release of volume 16 of The Ancient Magus’ Bride. The OAD and manga volume 16 special edition will release on September 10, 2021. The OAD and manga volume pack will cost ¥4,980 or $45. Pre-orders are currently available until June 13, 2021. A Western release date has not yet been announced or confirmed. [Thanks, Famitsu!]
A total of three OADs (or original animation DVD) are on their way, with one OAD releasing per volume. Volumes 16, 17, and 18 will receive a special OAD which will feature entirely new The Ancient Magus’ Bride anime episodes. An announcement regarding the release date for the other OAD volume packs will arrive sometime in the future.
Additionally, a short trailer was published providing a teaser for the upcoming OAD episode. You can watch this trailer below.
The official website provides more information on the OAD and manga volume pack. Additionally, those who purchase this pack will also receive a special box featuring a unique illustration by Yamazaki Kore, the creator of The Ancient Magus’ Bride. This visual will arrive sometime in the future. Studio Kafka is handling oroduction for the OAD.