Tite Kubo's 'Burn the Witch' One-shot Gets Theatrical Anime in Fall 2020
Mar 20, 2020 7:23 PM
A theatrical anime adaptation of the Burn the Witch one-shot was announced during the Bleach 20th Anniversary Project & Tite Kubo New Project Presentation livestream on Saturday. The anime will debut in Fall 2020.
Historically, 72% of all the deaths in London are related to dragons, fantastical beings invisible to the majority of the people. While unknown to most, some people have been standing up to these dragons.
Only inhabitants of Reverse London who live in the hidden "reverse" side of London can see the dragons. Even then, only a selected few become qualified enough as witches or wizards to make direct contact with them.
The protagonists of the story are witch duo Noel Niihashi and Ninny Spangcole. They are protection agents for Wing Bind (WB), an organization for dragon conservation and management. Their mission is to protect and manage the dragons within London on behalf of the people. (Source: Official site)
Voice actresses Yuina Yamada (Anima Yell!, Kuromukuro) and Asami Tano (Zombieland Saga, Love Live! Sunshine!!) are playing the lead characters Noel Niihashi and Ninny Spangcole, respectively.
Director: Tatsurou Kawano (Koutetsujou no Kabaneri action animation director, Psycho-Pass 2 animation director)
Assistant Director: Yuuji Shimizu (Penguin Highway key animation)
Script: Chika Suzumura (Kurage no Shokudou)
Character Design: Natsuki Yamada (Susume, Karolina.)
Dragon Design: Keisuke Ookuka (Pandora to Akubi character design)
Background Art: Studio Colorido Art Department
Art Director: Kunihiko Inaba (Mondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo?)
Color Design: Miho Tanaka (Suisei no Gargantia)
CG Director: Tsukasa Saitou (Owari no Seraph)
Director of Photography: Kasumi Tougou (Jashin-chan Dropkick)
Music: Keiji Inai (Nejimaki Seirei Senki: Tenkyou no Alderamin)
Sound Director: Keiichirou Miyoshi (Megalo Box)
Studio: Studio Colorido
Production: Team Yamahitsuji
Tite Kubo published Burn the Witch in Weekly Shounen Jump in July 2018, nearly two years after ending the serialization of Bleach. VIZ Media simultaneously published the chapter in English. The one-shot will receive a regular serialization in Weekly Shounen Jump this Summer.
Official site: https://burn-the-witch-anime.com/
Official Twitter: @BTW_anime
Source: Moca News
Burn the Witch on MAL
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I remember reading the one shot and actually liking it. I really hope they give the characters more expressive faces from early Bleach over the permanent constipated looks every character had on their face starting from the Hueco Mundo arc
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Viz said:probably even less, since kubo said the manga will be finished by the time anime released.
Heard the serialization will gonna be pretty short, like about 5 volumes? Is that true?
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