On the official Twitter account for the original anime by Chukyo TV and animation studios sublimation, ShikizakuraIt turned out that the singer May'n will interpret the final theme of the project and that the series will premiere in the second half of 2021.

It had previously been ensured that it would be released in early 2021, which means that there was a production change that was not justified. Just like the interpreter of the opening theme, AsukaMay'n is from Nagoya, the same region that inspired the production of this original series. On the other hand, TYK promotionThe Nagoya, Acihi Prefecture-based company held auditions to select the speakers and actresses for the seven main characters, as well as an audition for an English-speaking member during the Anime Expo in July 2019.

Finally, this series is confirmed by hand with twelve episodes of 30 minutes each and a manga adaptation Hayato Aoki is published in the journal Monthly promotion from the publisher Futabasha since last December 25th.


  • Yuudai Noda as Kakeru Miwa.
  • Miho Mashiro as Ouka Myoujin.
  • Daisuke Nakamoto as Kippei Nagatsu.
  • Shouto Mizukami as Ryou Hattori.
  • Eri Sakazaki as Kaede Naruse.
  • Natsuki Ochiai as Haruko Yamada.
  • Shingo Yoneyama like Ibara.

Production team

  • Shinya sugai ((Walking meat) is responsible for the general direction of the anime in the studios sublimation ((Love life! Sunshine !!, Spirit arise in the shell), With Tomoyasu Nishimura ((Junketsu no Maria - Sorcière de Gré, Pucelle de Force, Seirei no Moribito) in the production. Both are also board members of sublimation.
  • K&K design Character design is credited.
  • Gou Kurosaki is responsible for the direction of the anime.
  • Naruki Nagakawa is responsible for writing and monitoring the scripts.
  • Manabu Watanabe is responsible for the character design based on the original designs of Ryou Inoue.

Shikizakura synopsis

Shikizakura, the time when cherry blossoms bloom while other trees are painted in the colors of fall. In this special place, where the ephemeral world meets the spirit world, a ritual to save humanity begins ...

Due to an odd twist, the student Kakeru Miwa is an irregular member of a team that uses mechanical suits to fight demons. These demons own people and are trying to reach the perishable world. Only the mechanical suit "Yoroi", which combines ancient secrets with the latest technology, can protect people from demons. Kakeru then decides to become a hero and protect Ouka Myoujin, the shrine maiden destined to save the world.

Source: Comic Natalie

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