From the creator of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, Shinobu Otaka’s anime adaptation of his manga “Orient” will set to premiere this January 2022. At the same time, a teaser preview and additional cast were also announced.
“Orient” is a battle fantasy in which two boys, Musashi and Kojiro, who longed for samurai, vowed to form the “strongest samurai corps” and challenged to exterminate demons, set in the Warring States period when “demons” ruled humans.
In the anime, Yuma Uchida will play the main character , Musashi, and Soma Saito will play Musashi’s best friend, Kojiro Kanemaki. The teaser preview containing the main video and character voice was also released. Rie Takahashi will play the role of Tsugumi Hatttori while Satoshi Rino will play the role of Naotora Takeda.
TV Anime “Orient” will set to premiere this January 2022.
Original: Shinobu Otaka (Separate volume Shonen Magazine serialization / Kodansha)
Director: Tetsuya Yanagisawa
Series composition: Mariko Kunizawa
Character design: Takahiro Kishida
Music: Hideyuki Fukasawa
Animation production: A, C, G, T
Production: " Orient " production committee
Musashi: Yuma Uchida
Kojiro Kanemaki: Soma Saito
Tsugumi Hattori: Rie Takahashi
Naoto Takeda: Satoshi Hino
Source: Orient Anime Website (Japanese)