Hakushon Daimaou 2020 anime will have 20 episodes

On the official Twitter account for the series Hakushon Daimaou 2020 It was announced that the series will have a total of twenty episodes distributed in a single compilation Blu-ray release. The volume will be released in Japan on December 23.

On the other hand, the series premiered on April 11 through the Japanese channel Yomiuri TV and celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the series released in 1969. This anime inspired a sequel titled Yobarete Tobidete Akubi-chan released in 2001, as well as a live-action film released in 2013.

Cast of voices

  • Sumire Morohoshi like Akubi, the new protagonist of the story.
  • Miyuri Shimabukuro like Kantarō Yodayama.
  • Koichi Yamadera as Hakushon Daimaou, replacing the voice actor Tooru Oohira, who passed away in 2016.
  • Daiki Yamashita like Puuta, Hakushon's son and Akubi-chan's younger brother.

Production team

  • Atsushi Nigorikawa (Renai Bōkun, Sora to Umi no Aida, Boku no Tonari or Ankoku Hakaishin ga Imasu) is in charge of the direction in the studios Tatsunoko Production and Nippon Animation.
  • Hiroko Kanasugi (Diabolik Lovers MB, RobiHachi) is in charge of writing the scripts for the series.
  • Suzuka Yoshida (Nanchatte Vampiyan, Yobarete Tobidete Akubi-chan, Mach Girl) is making the original character designs, and Shin Takemoto together with Masatsune Noguchi they are adapting these designs to animation.
  • Takamitsu Shimazaki, Hiroshi Sasaki and Teppei Shimizu are responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Synopsis of Hakushon Daimaou 2020

The anime's story unfolds 50 years after the events of the 1969 anime, with Kan-chan's grandson, Kantarou Yodayama, meeting Akubi while on her way to becoming queen. In the human world, Katarou and Akubi go on multiple adventures, get jobs, and learn the importance of dreaming.

Source: Official Twitter Account

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