Original Anime Taiso Samurai Reveals New Promo Video

On the Official Site for the Original Anime Studios MAPPA,Taiso Samuraithe second promotional video of the project was released.

The premiere of the series is planned for October 10th via the TV channel's NUMAnimation TV block TV Asahi. The studio had previously confirmed the production of an original anime, but didn't confirm the details until Aug. 13. Today's release also included a new promotional image.


  • Daisuke namikawa as Shoutarou Aragaki.
  • Kensho Ono like Leonardo.
  • Yuuki Kaji as Tetsuo Minamino.
  • Kenyuu horiuchi as Noriyuki Amakusa.
  • Rina Honnizumi as Rei Aragaki.

Production team

  • Hisatoshi Shimizu ((Zombieland saga, Eureka Seven: Hi - evolution) is responsible for directing the anime in the studios MAPPA.
  • Shigeru Murakoshi ((Zombieland saga, Dororo) is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Kasumi Fukagawa ((Zombieland saga, IDOLiSH7) is responsible for the character design.
  • Masaru Yokoyama is responsible for the composition of the soundtrack.

Taiso Samurai Synopsis

The story takes place in 2002 and revolves around the once unbeatable Japanese men's gymnastics team. Shoutarou Aragaki, the former member of the Japanese team who devoted his life to gymnastics, can no longer keep up with his expectations. Although he continues to train tirelessly from day to day, his Amakusa trainer advises him to give up. However, a certain encounter will change Aragaki's sad fate.

Source: Comic Natalie

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