On the official site for the original animated series Yami Shibai, production and premiere of original spin-off series titled Ninja Collection, which will be released in July on Japanese television.

The original series consists of a collection of short stories lasting just a few minutes, based on myths and urban legends from Japan. The first season featured thirteen episodes and premiered in July 2013. The series has continued to debut seasons almost annually, with the seventh and most recent season released in July 2019. The series is produced by studios ILCA under the direction of Tomoya Takashima and scripts written by Hiromu Kumamoto, with 78 accumulated episodes to date.

Production team

  • Akira Funada is in charge of directing the anime in the studios ILCA, In collaboration with AUNT and DRAWIZ.
  • Hiromu Kumamoto and Mitsushiro Sasaki return to write and supervise the series scripts in collaboration with Rei Tsuruga.
  • Akayoroshi took care of the original character sketches, with Tsubo Asano in charge of animation.
  • The rock band Cinderella Backdrop he performs the closing song titled “Shinobi Ashi by Unzaunza wo Odoru”.

Synopsis for Yami Shibai: Ninja Collection

This new series will retain the elements of urban legends and horror, but will focus on the group of Toukeshuu ninjas in Tokyo, the city where dreams and desires swirl. With ancient techniques handed down from generation to generation, the ninjas attempt to remove "the darkness" that envelops people in the current Reiwa era.

Source: Natalie Comic

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