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

by dtshyk
Nov 7, 2012 11:36 PM | 31 Comments
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

20 of 31 Comments Recent Comments

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

Nov 12, 2012 11:21 AM by almozayaf

will keep checking its news and decide later.....such good cast though...

Nov 9, 2012 4:53 AM by petalshreds

Seems cool

Nov 9, 2012 12:47 AM by ToG25thBaam

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 8, 2012 4:51 PM by BatoKusanagi

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 2:04 PM by sagdashin

Monkey Punch for the win. I need this to be another Mine Fujiko to Iu Onna.

Nov 8, 2012 12:44 PM by Alcoholicide

Seems interesting, I'll give it a try.

Nov 8, 2012 12:35 PM by Laciie

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

Nov 8, 2012 12:02 PM by Akamitsu

I'm interested

Nov 8, 2012 11:41 AM by shadow-ookami

Bakumatsu + the main guy's oldschool & awesome look -> I must watch it :D

Nov 8, 2012 10:37 AM by Fyndra

might give it a try

Nov 8, 2012 10:34 AM by Mr_Gutts

Sounds definitely interesting.Nakai Kazuya and Kitamura Eri? even better.Im in.

Nov 8, 2012 9:49 AM by incompleteAEGIS

kaminastatue?! XD

Monkey Punch, Bakumatsu, nationwide conspiracy-- nuff said-- I'm so watching this!!

Nov 8, 2012 7:58 AM by a1oner

The synopsis sure looks interesting.

Nov 8, 2012 5:07 AM by Nefarious

its going to be on my birthday :D

Nov 8, 2012 4:46 AM by AidaJudge

I really like the sound of this

Nov 8, 2012 3:50 AM by JizzyHitler

Last Pachinko anime watched was Rio Rainbow Gate and was facepalm.

Nov 8, 2012 3:48 AM by Icebreaker93

An anime about Pachinko?

I demand an anime about pinball.

Nov 8, 2012 2:55 AM by DraconisMarch

Sounds kinda good.

Nov 8, 2012 2:27 AM by AlexSadist-sama

Casino type+ great cast = interesting to watch.

Nov 8, 2012 2:24 AM by SilentTruth

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