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TV Anime 'Kimetsu no Yaiba' Announces Staff and Additional Cast Members

by tsubasalover
Nov 24, 2018 9:15 PM | 14 Comments

The official website for Kimetsu no Yaiba TV anime has announced staff and additional cast members. Produced by ufotable, the anime is slated for Spring 2019.

Staff
Director: Haruo Sotozaki (Tales of Zestiria series)
Character Design: Akira Matsushima (Tales of Symphonia The Animation series)
Supportive Character Design: Miyuki Satou (Tales of Zestiria the X 2nd Season animation director), Tsuneko Kajiyama (Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works), Mika Kikuchi (Tales of Zestriria the X)
Script: ufotable (Tales of Symphonia: Shokuzai no Kratos art)
Concept Art: Kouji Etou (Katsugeki/Touken Ranbu art director), Masaru Yanaka (Captain Earth art director), Kasumi Takeuchi (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - I. Presage Flower supportive art director), Yuuri Kabasawa (Fate/Grand Order: Himuro no Tenchi - 7-nin no Saikyou Ijin-hen supportive art director)
Director of Photography: Yuuichi Terao (Kara no Kyoukai movie series)
3D Director: Kazuki Nishiwaki (Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven's Feel - I. Presage Flower)
Color Setting: Yuuko Oomae (Emiya-san Chi no Kyou no Gohan)
Editing: Manabu Kamino (Mardock Scramble series)
Music: Yuki Kajiura (Kubikiri Cycle: Aoiro Savant to Zaregototsukai), Go Shiina (Hangyakusei Million Arthur)
Producer: Hikaru Kondou (God Eater)

Cast
Zenitsu Agatsuma: Hiro Shimono (Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu series)
Inosuke Hashibira: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Sword Art Online series)
Giyuu Tomioka: Takahiro Sakurai (Uchuu Senkan Tiramisù series)

Source: Moca News

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Kimetsu no Yaiba Net Radio feat. Natsuki Hanae and Hiro Shimono. First ep. starts February 27.
https://moca-news.net/article/20190226/2019022617000a_/01/

Feb 26, 2019 12:13 AM by tsubasalover

PV 1
new key visual
Spring 2019 via 20 channels such as TOKYO MX, BS11, Gunma TV, Tochigi TV
https://natalie.mu/comic/news/313361

Edit: Saturdays at 23:30 (Saturdays 11:30 a.m.) via Tokyo MX、Gunma TV, Tochigi TV, BS11, followed by Yomiuri TV, Me~TV, Sapporo TV, Fukuoka Housou, Miyagi TV, Fukushima Chuuou TV, Niigata TV, Nagano Asahi Housou, Shizuoka Housou, Okayama Housou, Hiroshima TV, Shikoku Housou, TV Ehime, Kouchi Sansan TV, Kumamoto Housou, and Nagasaki International TV starting April 6. AbemaTV also will stream
https://moca-news.net/article/20190228/2019022817390a_/01/

Dec 21, 2018 9:33 PM by tsubasalover

YorukaWaifu said:
A shame that this staff is going to waste in a generic battle shounen.


Generic? It is far from generic. I am bored of shounen but this series in interesting. We have a likable MC who isn't a hot-head always yelling generic MC. The cast are likable and their backstory are great. No friendship power-up thing. No talk-no-jutsu. The MC straight-up kill the enemies without any hesitation.

Dec 17, 2018 3:49 AM by Himawari9

Don't fuck up, ufo.

Nov 25, 2018 7:01 PM by Zuhri69

ufotable + Yuki Kajiura

This is doomed for success.

Nov 25, 2018 7:44 AM by Piromysl

Dat cast tho.....

Nov 25, 2018 4:40 AM by Detective1412

Director is meh, the character designer Matsushima is fucking GOAT though. Hoping that he is doing more animation than on Zesty. Shiina x Kaijura is amazing too.

Nov 25, 2018 2:51 AM by MaceChan

A shame that this staff is going to waste in a generic battle shounen.

Nov 25, 2018 2:46 AM by YorukaWaifu

Heard so many good things about the manga, hopefully ufotable will deliver. That godly music collab tho..

Nov 25, 2018 1:02 AM by Ace_39

Interesting staff members and a really cool key visual!

I enjoyed Tales of Zestiria the X and so I’m looking froward to this show, too! Yuki Kajiura for the Music promises some amazing soundtracks, so I’ll keep an extra eye on that aspect.

Nov 24, 2018 11:02 PM by _MushiRock11_

Ooooh Zenitsu, can’t wait to see him animated

And lmfao Inousuke

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE KEEP THE GORE IN, DON’T CENSOR IT

Nov 24, 2018 10:53 PM by Xenocrisi

So its pretty much the Tales of Zestiria staff uh.

I hope its not going to be as boring as Zestiria.

Nov 24, 2018 10:15 PM by DatRandomDude

That Giyuu shot from an ep looks great. Hopefully the chara blends well enough with the CG background in motion.

Not the voice I expected for Zenitsu and Inosuke but I'll wait and see. Giyuu is great tho.

And of course, look at that Go Shiina and Yuki Kajiura collab lol. I love both of them so no complaining here.

Seeing that this is a production directly under Hikaru Kondou himself, hopefully this will be their love project.

Nov 24, 2018 9:50 PM by EasyGo-er

If it is the same staff of Tales then we have the guarantee that it will be a quality series.

Nov 24, 2018 9:26 PM by ronie91

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