The TV Fuji TV announced that the manga is written and illustrated by Shizuya Wazarai, Kentou Ankokuden Cestvsand its continuation entitled Kendo Shitouden Cestvs, will inspire an anime adaptation entitled Cestvs: The Roman fighter. The statement contained a promotional video.
The premiere of the series is planned for April 2021 in Japan. For his part, Wazarai published the manga Kentou Ankokuden Cestvs in the magazine Cub from the publisher Hakusensha between 1997 and 2009 with a total of fifteen compilation volumes.
He then began publishing the sequel Kendo Shitouden Cestvs in the same magazine in 2010, and in 2014 he moved it to the Cub Arashi. Then serialization was moved back to the app Manga Park Hakusensha Verlag published the ninth compilation volume on June 28th. Finally, the declaration also included the first promotional image of this project.
- Toshifumi Kawase (Tenjgo Tenge, Incomparable Raijin-Oh) is responsible for the general management of the project in the studies Bandai Namco Pictures.
- Hiromu Mineta plays the protagonist of Cestvs.
- The professional boxer Yoshihiro Kamegai acts as a consultant for the realization of the boxing scenes for the series.
- Masahiro Tokuda, Akihiro Manabe Y. Yoshiyasu ueda You compose the soundtrack of the project.
Kentou Ankokuden Cestvs Synopsis
Cestvs, a young slave, fights for his freedom as a gladiator with his bare fingers while studying an ancient gladiator who fought against the imperial guards in Roman times.
Source: Comic Natalie
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