It was announced that Shoutarou Ikenami's historical novel Onihei Hankachou
will get TV anime under the title Onihei
. The series is expected to broadcast in 2017.
The blade arts of the "Devil" tasked with stiking down evils threatening a peaceful Edo! Heizou Hasegawa, upholding the role of chief officer protecting against crime and arson! In 1783, the heart of the Tenmei era, Hasegawa held the office of chief director of the department charged with sustaining safety in the region, suppressing the most vile of thieves and criminals, an individual largely feared, renowned as Devil Heizou... (Source: MU)
Director, Character Design: Shigeyuki Miya
(Aoi Bungaku Series
Producer: Masao Maruyama
Music: Kouhei Tanaka
) and Ryu Kawamura
Studio: Studio M2
Production: TMS Entertainment
is a novel by Shoutarou Ikenami that was serialized in Bungeishunju's Oru Yomimono magazine between 1967 to 1989. A manga version
has been published through Comic Ran since 1993, with Bungeishunju published its 98th compiled volume of the manga on June 21, 2016. It has previously been adapted into various live-action adaptations, such TV dramas, movies, and stage-plays.
Source: Cinema Today