On the official site for the anime adaptation of the manga, written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka, easthas released a preview of the second part of the project, which will be titled Orient: Awajishima Gekitou hen. The video confirms that the premiere is scheduled for next July in Japan and introduces the members of the Uesugi Bushi: Tatsuomi Uesugi, Kanetatsu Naoe, Kuroko Usami Y Masaki Amakasu.

The first part premiered in Japan on January 5 and had a total of 12 episodes on the platform crispy roll takes care of sales in the west. For his part, Ohtaka began publishing the manga in the magazine Weekly Shōnen Magazine from the publisher Kodansha in May 2018. The play transitioned to a monthly publication in the magazine Bessatsu Shonen Magazine earlier this year.

production team

  • Tetsuya Yanagisawa (Shattered Angels, High School DxD, Senran Kagura Shinovi Master) is responsible for directing the anime at the studios ACGT
  • Makiko Kunisawa (Rise of a Bookworm, Magimoji Rurumo, Hatsukoi Limited) is responsible for writing and supervising the screenplays.
  • Takahiro Kishida (Serial experiments Lain, Baccano!, Haikyu!!) is responsible for character design.
  • Hideyuki Fukasawa (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Flowers of Evil, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu) is responsible for composing the soundtrack.

Synopsis for Orient

At the age of 10, best friends Musashi and Kojiro sat in emotional silence as Kojiro's father told tales of evil demons hunting innocents and warriors defeating them. The two practice sword fighting and vow to become the strongest in the world. But as they get older, Kojiro becomes cynical and Musashi realizes he can't turn back 150 years of demonic rule on his own. They call him a prodigy with a pickaxe, and he's almost ready to settle for a life of work. However, he cannot shake the feeling that he still has a responsibility to act... and soon the injustices of his world will compel him to act...

Source: Weird Natalie


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