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Monkey Punch's New TV Anime 'Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman' Announced

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Nov 7, 2012 11:36 PM

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According to TV Tokyo, a new TV anime "Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman" was announced to be aired from January 7, 2013. It is based on the Pachinko casino game "CR Genroku Gijinden Roman".

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman official website

Original Character Design: Monkey Punch
Director: Ogura Hirofumi
Series Composition: Higuchi Tatsuhito
Anime Character Design: Hirayama Satoshi ("Lupin III" series)
Production Studio: TMS Entertainment

Roman: Nakai Kazuya
Koharu: Kitamura Eri
Magoichi: Suzumura Kenichi
Okuni: Uchida Maaya
Kanade: Sudo Saori
Hans: Matsuyama Takashi
Gennai: Ogata Kenichi
Yasuhiro: Suzuki Chihiro
Yanagisawa: Tachiki Fumihiko

The story takes place in Kyoto in the late 19th century. Manjiro has two faces. During the day, he works as a helper for people in Kyoto, but he also acts in secret to get back people's properties from the men in power. As the get-backer "Roman", Manjiro is getting involved in a nationwide conspiracy.

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman on MAL
Modified by Naruleach, Nov 24, 2012 8:19 PM
Nov 7, 2012 11:45 PM

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casino anime, might see
Nov 7, 2012 11:49 PM

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mite b kool.
Nov 8, 2012 12:01 AM

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So will this be another Rio: Rainbow Gate?
Nov 8, 2012 12:14 AM

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I'll wait for a PV before I decide.
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Nov 8, 2012 12:34 AM

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I might not watch this, but I'll wait for further news before deciding to watch it or not
Nov 8, 2012 12:43 AM

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Sounds interesting.
Nov 8, 2012 12:46 AM

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Casino... Interesting.
Nov 8, 2012 1:03 AM
Nov 8, 2012 1:22 AM

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Looks like Lupin transported back to the 19th century.
So MAL finally starts locking news threads that are only a few weeks old?

I wonder where was the announcement of this change? Or we are seeing yet another case of changes made that impacted users but not communicated to them?

I wonder how long people would put up with this.

As much as I have a bunch of information to share about anime announced recently I cannot share it in news board, and the anime series is too disorganized and chaotic to share information except with people already interested in the particular series.
Nov 8, 2012 1:25 AM

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Monkey Punch and gambling, sounds like a must-see.
Nov 8, 2012 1:36 AM

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Yeah, looks interesting...
Nov 8, 2012 2:24 AM

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Casino type+ great cast = interesting to watch.
Nov 8, 2012 2:27 AM

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Sounds kinda good.
Nov 8, 2012 2:55 AM

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An anime about Pachinko?

I demand an anime about pinball.
Nov 8, 2012 3:48 AM

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Last Pachinko anime watched was Rio Rainbow Gate and was facepalm.
Nov 8, 2012 3:50 AM

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I really like the sound of this

Immahnoob said:
Jizzy, I know you have no idea how to argue for shit,

tokiyashiro said:

Jizzy as you would call yourself because youre a dick The most butthurt award goes to you And clearly you havent watched that many shows thats why you cant determine if a show is unique or not Or maybe you're just a child who likes common stuffs where hero saves the day and guys gets all the girls. Sad taste you have there kid you came up to me in the first place making you look more like a kid who got slapped without me even knowing it and start crying about it to me

Nov 8, 2012 4:46 AM

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its going to be on my birthday :D
Nov 8, 2012 5:07 AM

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The synopsis sure looks interesting.

Nov 8, 2012 7:58 AM

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kaminastatue?! XD

Monkey Punch, Bakumatsu, nationwide conspiracy-- nuff said-- I'm so watching this!!
Bringing the COOL in old school!
Nov 8, 2012 9:49 AM

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Sounds definitely interesting.Nakai Kazuya and Kitamura Eri? even better.Im in.
Nov 8, 2012 10:34 AM

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might give it a try
Nov 8, 2012 10:37 AM

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Bakumatsu + the main guy's oldschool & awesome look -> I must watch it :D
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Nov 8, 2012 11:41 AM

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I'm interested
Nov 8, 2012 12:02 PM

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An anime involving casinos and 19th century Kyoto's red light district? Sounds good to me.

Nov 8, 2012 12:35 PM

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Seems interesting, I'll give it a try.
Nov 8, 2012 12:44 PM
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Monkey Punch for the win. I need this to be another Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna.
Nov 8, 2012 2:04 PM

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Well after what Kaiji managed to make pachinko into, I am excited for this. Gambling animes/manga always gets me excited as long as they're trying to be logic and cool and not fanservice shit
Nov 8, 2012 4:51 PM

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LOL guys this is based on a pachinko game, not about a pachinko game.

Anyway, I like bakumatsu period anime, and it's Monkey Punch. Is this already in the DB?
Nov 9, 2012 12:47 AM

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Seems cool
Nov 9, 2012 4:53 AM

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will keep checking its news and decide later.....such good cast though...
Nov 12, 2012 11:21 AM

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Monkey Punch

hand dawn

it will be awesomeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

>_< eeeeeeek

in so fan boy for Monkey Punch

AiCon said:
So will this be another Rio: Rainbow Gate?


it Monkey Punch so it will be best news EVER
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