"Drifters" Anime Character Designs Previewed

Ryouji Nakamori (Hellsing OVA, Bleach) adapts designs from Hellsing author Kouta Hirano's historical figures versus fantasy manga

The site for the anime adaptation of Hellsing author Kouta Hirano's historical figures versus fantasy manga Drifters has been updated with a look at character designer/animation director Ryouji Nakamori's (Hellsing OVA, Bleach) approach to the series' leads. 

 

 

Jojo's Bizarre Adventure/Stardust Crusaders series director Kenichi Suzuki helms the production with Hideyuki Kurata (Grisaia, Maria the Virgin Witch, NananaThe World Only God Knows) and Yousuke Yuroda (High School of the Dead, Gundam 00) writing series composition.

 

Shimazu Toyohisa - Yūichi Nakamura (Durarara's Kyōhei Kadota, One-Punch Man's Licenseless Rider)

 

Oda Nobunaga - Naoya Uchida (Hunter x Hunter's Nobunaga, Naruto's  Madara)

 

Nasu no Yoichi - Mitsuki Saiga (Yurikuma Arashi's Life Cool)

 

Staff listing includes

Director: Kenichi Suzuki
Series Composition: Hideyuki Kurata
Screenplay: Yousuke Kuroda, Hideyuki Kurata
Character Design & Chief Animation Director: Ryouji Nakamori 
Setting Research: Seiichi Shirato
Art Director: Ken'ichi Tatefuji
CG Producer: Garyo Tanaka
CG Director: Tomohisa Takae
Color Key: Haruko Nobori
Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
Letter Design: Setta
Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose

 

Elsewhere, the series' would-be savior Black King has been busy Tweeting, mostly admiring things black, like Anpanman villain Baikinman, or complaining about the cold, but also offering his take on the Mr. Osomatsu Blu-ray cover.

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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