The TV anime adaptation of Magi author Shinobu Ohtaka's latest manga series Orient revealed that it'll premiere on Japanese TV in January 2022. To commemorate the news, a teaser trailer, and more cast members were uncovered alongside their character art.
Joining the cast of Orient will be:
Rie Takahashi (Emilia in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) as Tsugumi Hattori
Satoshi Hino (Rengoku in Demon Slayer: Mugen Train) as Naotora Takeda
Previously released key visual:
Tetsuya Yanagizawa (I Want to Let You Know That I Love You) will be directing Orient 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 and AT-X in January 2022 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
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