It's time to head back to the Sengoku period when the TV anime adaption of Shinobu Ohtaka's ORIENT manga series premieres on January 5 in Japan. To celebrate the premiere date being revealed, a new trailer was released announcing the opening and ending theme song artists as well as previewing the opening theme!
Performing the opening theme song to the ORIENT TV anime "Break out" will be five-member group Da-iCE, with Wataru Hatano, who voices Hideo Kosameda in the anime, performing the ending theme song "Nani Iro."
ORIENT is the latest manga series by Shinobu Ohtaka, who is also well known for creating Magi. Tetsuya Yanagizawa (I Want to Let You Know That I Love You) will be directing the series at A.C.G.T. with Takahiro Kishida (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) as the character designer and Mariko Kunisawa (The Case Files of Jeweler Richard) writing the series composition.
ORIENT will air on TV TOKYO starting January 5 at 24:00 (effectively, 12 AM on January 6) with Crunchyroll streaming the series soon after. Crunchyroll describes the series as such:
Based on the manga by Shinobu Ohtaka being published in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. This is a story about Musashi, a 15-year-old boy who lives in Japan during the Sengoku period. Japan is ruled by demons, and Musashi tries to confront the demons with a certain special power!
Source: Comic Natalie
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.