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'Kijin Gentoushou' Reveals Main Cast, Staff, Teaser Promo, Summer 2024 Premiere

Feb 22, 7:44 AM
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Nov 2014
The official website of the Kijin Gentoushou (Sword of the Demon Hunter: Kijin Gentoushou) television anime series revealed the main cast, staff, teaser visual (pictured), and a teaser promotional video on Thursday. The anime is scheduled to premiere in Summer 2024.

Jinta: Taku Yashiro (Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan (2023))
Suzune: Reina Ueda (Watashi no Shiawase na Kekkon)
Shirayuki: Saori Hayami (Spy x Family)

Director: Kazuya Aiura (Assassins Pride)
Series Composition: Deko Akao (Ragna Crimson)
Character Design: Tarou Ikegami (Seiken Densetsu: Legend of Mana - The Teardrop Crystal)
Music: Ryuuichi Takada (MONACA) (Summertime Render), Keiichi Hirokawa (MONACA) (Shangri-La Frontier: Kusoge Hunter, Kamige ni Idoman to su), Kuniyuki Takahashi (MONACA) (Liar Liar)
Studio: Yokohama Animation Lab

The anime adapts Motoo Nakanishi's historical fantasy novels which was originally penned on the novel publishing website Arcadia between January 2013 and May 2016, followed by a continuation that ran on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in September–October that year. Futabasha began publishing the novel with illustrations by Tamaki in June 2019. The 14th volume shipped in November 2023.

Yuu Satomi began serializing a manga adaptation in Monthly Action magazine in September 2021. Futabasha shipped the fifth volume in September 2023.

Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the light novel and manga adaptation in February 2022. The fifth light novel volume and fourth manga volume are scheduled to go on sale on May 14 and March 19, respectively.

Teaser PV

Official site:
Official X: @kijin_anime

Source: Comic Natalie
DatRandomDudeFeb 22, 7:44 AM

Feb 22, 8:20 AM

Feb 2021
Hope for 20+ episodes to air!
Feb 22, 8:25 AM

Sep 2020
The animation is really good most probably the best looking Yokohama Animation Lab anime.
Feb 22, 11:47 AM

Jul 2021
The teaser looks amazing, wow. The premise sounds interesting, too.

A little skeptical about the studio, because of how The Witch and the Beast is barely hobbling along this season, but would like to know more about this one.
Mar 23, 11:28 PM

Oct 2017
The teaser looks good but I hope this ain't gonna be some tragic story
Apr 12, 11:15 PM
Apr 2021
All hope for this show vanished when I saw the director lmao. Hopefully, he can pull something together.

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