With great anticipation, the anime adaptation of Motoo Nakanishi's celebrated novel series, "Sword of the Demon Hunter," has been officially announced. The anime is slated to make its debut during the Summer-2024 season (July-September). The announcement was accompanied by an enthralling promotional video showcasing the key production details and voice cast.

Running for 14 volumes, the series was published between 2019 and 2023. A manga adaptation by Yuu Satomi has also been in circulation since 2021.

Talented Voice Cast

The voice cast boasts an array of renowned industry professionals:

  • Taku Yashiro as Jinta
  • Queen Ueda as Suzune
  • Saori Hayami as Shirayuki

Seasoned Production Team

The production team behind this adaptation is equally impressive, featuring veterans who have graced popular anime series:

  • Kazuya Aiura (Assassins Pride, Hori-san to Miyamura-kun) helms the direction at Yokohama Animation Lab.
  • Deko Akao (Noragami, Komi-san wa, Komyushou desu.) masterfully crafts the scripts.
  • Tarou Ikegami (Bakukyuu Renpatsu!! Super B-Daman, Seiken Densetsu: Legend of Mana – The Teardrop Crystal, Lapis Re:LiGHTs) brings the characters to life through character design and animation direction.
  • The musical score is composed by the renowned trio of Ryuuichi Takada, Keiichi Hirokawa, and Kuniyuki Takahashi of MONACA.

About "Sword of the Demon Hunter"

Set in the Edo period, the story revolves around Jinta, a young man who assumes the role of guardian for Itsukihime, a shrine maiden in the secluded mountain village of Kadono. The narrative takes a dramatic turn when Jinta encounters an enigmatic demon with knowledge of the distant future. The series delves into the profound significance of wielding a sword as Jinta embarks on a time-bending journey from the Edo period to the Heisei era.

As the anime adaptation of "Sword of the Demon Hunter" draws closer, fans eagerly await the thrilling adventures that await Jinta and his companions. Stay tuned for further updates and prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey through time.

Source: Comic Natalie


About the Author

Sweety Otaku

One of the best parts of watching anime is how many times a show can surprise you. Sometimes for good, sometimes for bad. But if the Otaku know one thing, it's that anything is possible.

View All Articles