KEY POINTS

  • The assassin is asked to reincarnate and execute a mission 
  • The Goddess wants him to kill the Hero 
  • "The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat" Episode 2 will air Wednesday

The Goddess and the best assassin are set to strike a deal in "The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat" Episode 2.

The official synopsis of Episode 2, which is titled "Deal of Reincarnation," reveals the Goddess wants the finest assassin to reincarnate and kill the Hero.

When the assassin asks him why does she want to get rid of the Hero, the Goddess explains that the Hero, who is tasked to defeat the Demon King, will eventually use the powers and destroy the world.

The Goddess wants him to reincarnate in the world of swords and sorcery, assassinate the Hero and save the world. Now, the hitman, who was betrayed by his organization and murdered, will accept her request and start a new life in another world.

The pilot episode of "The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat" introduced the hired gun, who was the best in the business. After completing his last mission, he decided to join the head office as a trainer for budding executioners.

However, the organization had other plans for him.

"The world's number one assassin has been reincarnated as the eldest son of a family of aristocrat assassins. In exchange for being reincarnated in another world, a goddess has imposed upon him one condition. 'Kill the Hero who is prophesied to destroy the world.' This was to be the mission in his new life. The synergistic effect of the vast knowledge and experience he gained that made all manner of assassinations possible in the modern world, and the secret techniques and magic of the fantasy world's most powerful family of assassins turn him into the greatest assassin of all time," read the official series synopsis, according to Crunchyroll.

The cast of "The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat" anime includes Kenji Akabane as Lugh, Yūki Takada as Tart, Shino Shimoji as Maha, Reina Ueda as Dia, Yukari Tamura as The Goddess, Chiaki Takahashi as Ethilu, Junpei Morita as The Assassin, Ayaka Shimizu as Marquess Collide, Chie Nakamura as Claris and Toshiyuki Morikawa as Cian.

Fans can watch "The World's Finest Assassin Gets Reincarnated in Another World as an Aristocrat" Episode 2 online on Crunchyroll on Wednesday. The episode will live stream in Japanese with English subtitles.

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