In the latest issue of Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, it was announced that the manga was created by Yuusei Matsui, The elusive samurai (Nige Jouzu no Wakagimi), will have an anime adaptation. Likewise, in the official account for this project, the first promotional video was published, announcing that the studies are being carried out CloverWorks who will be responsible for the animation of the series. During the next edition of the Congress animejapan New details about this production will be released.

The first promotional image for the series was also released.

Yuusei Matsui started publishing the manga through the magazine Weekly shลnen jump from the publisher shueisha in January 2021. This was the author's first consecutive publication in a long period of five years after the completion of Ansatsu Kyoushitsu (Assassination Classroom) other of his world-famous works, which were also adapted into anime almost a decade ago.

production team

  • Yuuta Yamazaki (Sono Bisque Doll wa Koi wo Suru, Yuru Camp, Wonder Egg Priority) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios CloverWorks.
  • yasushi nishiya (Chikyuugai Shounen Shoujo, Pocket Monsters: Coco, Summer Time Render) is responsible for character design and animation direction.

Synopsis for The Elusive Samurai

Eight-year-old Tokiyuki Houjou, the next heir to the Kamakura shogunate, is a boy with no talent for more than hide-and-seek. One day, their carefree life is turned upside down when Takauji Ashikaga brutally usurps the power of the Kamakura and ends their reign. Saved by a self-proclaimed prophetic priest, Tokiyuki manages to escape with his life. Now he must avoid those trying to kill him while recruiting comrades who can help restore the Kamakura Shogunate to its former glory.

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