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11-07-12, 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, 11-24-12, 8:19 PM
11-07-12, 11:45 PM

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casino anime, might see
11-07-12, 11:49 PM

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mite b kool.
11-08-12, 12:01 AM

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So will this be another Rio: Rainbow Gate?
11-08-12, 12:14 AM

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I'll wait for a PV before I decide.
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11-08-12, 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
11-08-12, 12:43 AM

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Sounds interesting.
11-08-12, 12:46 AM

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Casino... Interesting.
11-08-12, 1:03 AM

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Looks kind of cool will have to wait and see what it brings. January 7th huh? I'll remember it thanks!
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11-08-12, 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.
11-08-12, 1:25 AM

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Monkey Punch and gambling, sounds like a must-see.
11-08-12, 1:36 AM

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Yeah, looks interesting...
11-08-12, 2:24 AM

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Casino type+ great cast = interesting to watch.
11-08-12, 2:27 AM

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Sounds kinda good.
11-08-12, 2:55 AM

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An anime about Pachinko?

I demand an anime about pinball.
11-08-12, 3:48 AM

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Last Pachinko anime watched was Rio Rainbow Gate and was facepalm.
11-08-12, 3:50 AM

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I really like the sound of this
please shit talk my page, no seriously please do
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
He caught me
11-08-12, 4:46 AM

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its going to be on my birthday :D
11-08-12, 5:07 AM
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The synopsis sure looks interesting.

11-08-12, 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!
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