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Manga 'Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e' Receives TV Anime

by Vindstot
Feb 4, 8:10 PM | 25 Comments
Kodansha launched an official website for a TV anime adaptation of action fantasy manga Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e (To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts) on Tuesday. The anime series will premiere in 2019.

Synopsis
During the Civil War, the North—desperate to defeat the South—utilized forbidden magic that turned their soldiers into monstrous beings known as Incarnates. In exchange for their humanity they were granted immense power to defeat their foes. But though their lands were saved, some grew to fear the Incarnates in the aftermath of the war, causing them to be shunned, and some even killed.

Years later in a town in the middle of nowhere, Nancy Schaal Bancroft has found her target—the man responsible for killing her Incarnate father. Armed with an elephant gun, she takes aim and fires, but he remains unharmed. Despite revealing her vengeful intentions to him, the man has other pressing matters to attend to: the murder of another Incarnate. During the clash, Schaal discovers that her father's killer is actually an Incarnate himself, and his murderous streak is due to a promise he made long ago: that any Incarnate who loses their humanity will be taken down by one of their own.

After the beast is dead, the Incarnate known as Hank invites Schaal to accompany him on his journey, so that she can understand the truth behind her father's death and why these monstrous beings are better off dying at the hands of their former comrades. [Written by MAL Rewrite]

Staff
Director: Jun Shishido (Hajime no Ippo: New Challenger)
Series Composition: Shigeru Murakoshi (Zombieland Saga)
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Daisuke Niinuma (Kakegurui animation director)
Incarnate Design Supervision: Takayuki Sano (Persona 5 the Animation animation director)
Color Design: Chikako Kamata (Monster)
Art Director: Hiroshi Morikawa (Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya 3rei!!)
Director of Photography: Momoko Mifune (Banana Fish assistant director of photography)
Editing: Satoshi Aihara (Time Travel Shoujo: Mari Waka to 8-nin no Kagakusha-tachi)
Studio: MAPPA

Cast
Hank: Katsuyuki Konishi (Blood+)
Schaal: Ai Kakuma (Selector Infected WIXOSS)

Manga author duo Maybe, known for Tasogare Otome x Amnesia, began serializing the manga in Bessatsu Shounen Magazine in June 2014. Kodansha published the eighth volume last August, with the ninth volume planned for a February 8 release. North American publisher Vertical licensed the manga in English in August 2015 and shipped the seventh volume on December 18 last year.

Official site: http://katsu-kami.com/
Official Twitter: @katsukami_anime

Source: Comic Natalie

Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e on MAL

20 of 25 Comments Recent Comments

Excellent news, we'll see it goes.

Feb 8, 3:51 AM by Slarkero

This sounds like something I'll really enjoy and MAPPA being the ones to adapt it is even better given how much I like Karakuri Circus and Dororo right now

Feb 6, 10:53 PM by Tokoya

This seems good. We'll see.

Feb 6, 2:19 AM by Detective1412

The premise is ridiculous enough that I'm intrigued.

Feb 5, 11:53 PM by VyseLegendaire

This sounds so impressive, I might check the manga.

Feb 5, 6:35 PM by xchyssa

I read 6 volumes of the manga. I like it when a series that I read gets an adaptation it just feels good.

Feb 5, 4:21 PM by Unleashed_SM

ClickBaitBuster said:
keragamming said:


This isn't a harem though, well I have read 22 chapters and I didn't get that impression.

This series is in the same magazine as attack on titan, that is how I got into the series because I saw it on one of the bessatsu shōnen magazine cover.

Average to above average series, like his art style though.
I've read some chapters of this manga a long time ago and all I remember is some dude fighting monsters and shit and a girl who follows him and has a crush on him or something.. anyway, when I said harem/Isekai manga I meant only this one
.


Cool, I've read that one its impressive that he works on two ongoing manga at the same time.

Feb 5, 12:29 PM by keragamming

Girls w guns

Automatic watch

Feb 5, 10:46 AM by EcchiGodMamsterP

I gave it a chance some time ago but I dropped it because it was mediocre.

Kekkon Yubiwa Monogatari is much better and popular, a shame that ecchi anime is basically dead nowadays.

Feb 5, 10:36 AM by YorukaWaifu

keragamming said:
ClickBaitBuster said:
I hope the author's other harem/Isekai manga gets animated too


This isn't a harem though, well I have read 22 chapters and I didn't get that impression.

This series is in the same magazine as attack on titan, that is how I got into the series because I saw it on one of the bessatsu shōnen magazine cover.

Average to above average series, like his art style though.
I've read some chapters of this manga a long time ago and all I remember is some dude fighting monsters and shit and a girl who follows him and has a crush on him or something.. anyway, when I said harem/Isekai manga I meant only this one
.

Feb 5, 10:11 AM by ClickBaitBuster

ClickBaitBuster said:
I hope the author's other harem/Isekai manga gets animated too


This isn't a harem though, well I have read 22 chapters and I didn't get that impression.

This series is in the same magazine as attack on titan, that is how I got into the series because I saw it on one of the bessatsu shōnen magazine cover.

Average to above average series, like his art style though.

Feb 5, 9:29 AM by keragamming

Well here's another good one...

Feb 5, 9:21 AM by Tarotist

Great manga and hopefully a great adaptation.

Feb 5, 9:12 AM by SethBigBoss

Nancy has an elephant gun? That's an unusual weapon to see used in battle.

I'll give it a try.

Feb 5, 7:12 AM by Hoppy

Superb news !
Reading it in french, loving it !

Feb 5, 4:56 AM by ShiroiRyu

Haven't read the manga, but this looks promising. Definitely gonna give a try when it gets released.

Feb 5, 4:31 AM by Skana

BigBlueBash said:
MAPPA doing anything is awesome


Judging by this season's Dororo, definitely the correct choice for this manga.

Feb 5, 2:32 AM by luinthoron

MAPPA doing anything is awesome

Feb 5, 2:23 AM by BigBlueBash

Truly excellent news. The few chapters we've seen translated were definitely promising.

Feb 5, 2:11 AM by luinthoron

Looks awesome and I've known about the series for a few years. Mappa will do well.

Feb 5, 2:06 AM by Thorf