Anime to re-adapt predominant manga sequence
The Aniplex On-line Fest 2022 occasion on Saturday revealed a trailer, the primary employees, and the primary forged for the brand new tv anime challenge primarily based on Nobuhiro Watsuki‘s Rurouni Kenshin manga. The anime will premiere in 2023 on Fuji TV‘s Noitamina programming block.
The anime will re-adapt the primary manga sequence.
Aniplex additionally revealed character visuals for Kenshin and Kaoru.
Hideyo Yamamoto (Strike the Blood, Magical Lady Spec-Ops Asuka, Cells at Work! Code Black) is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Terumi Nishii is designing the characters, and Hideyuki Kurata is accountable for sequence composition. Yū Takami is composing the music.
Watsuki and his novelist spouse/story collaborator Kaoru Kurosaki launched the Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc (Rurouni Kenshin, Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Hokkaido-hen) manga in Shueisha‘s Bounce SQ. journal in September 2017. The manga went on hiatus in December 2017 following Watsuki being charged for possession of kid pornography. The sequence later resumed publication in June 2018. Shueisha revealed the manga’s seventh compiled quantity on Could 2.
Watsuki first launched his 28-volume Rurouni Kenshin manga in Shueisha‘s Weekly Shonen Bounce journal in 1994. The manga has greater than 72 million copies in circulation worldwide. The manga facilities round Kenshin Himura, as soon as a lethal murderer through the Meiji Restoration, who’s looking for a brand new life past violence.
The manga has since been tailored right into a 95-episode TV anime sequence, an anime movie, three authentic video anime initiatives, 5 live-action movies, and a stage musical by the all-female musical theater troupe Takarazuka Revue.
Sources: Aniplex On-line Fest 2022 livestream, press launch