Commercials Promote Limited "Drifters" Anime DVD

Edit of first two episodes coming ahead of this year's TV anime

Before the premiere of the TV anime adaptatio nof Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano's history versus fantasy action manga Drifters, a special edition of the manga's fifth volume, out on June 6, will be presented with a 36-minute version of the first two episodes. A new set of commercials promote pre-orders for the 1,728yen (with taxes) package.

 

 

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.

 

Cast includes

Drifters

Shimazu Toyohisa - Yūichi Nakamura

Oda Nobunaga - Naoya Uchida

Nasu no Yoichi - Mitsuki Saiga 

Hannibal: Yutaka Aoyama
Scipio: Hiroshi Yanaka

 

Ends

Jeanne d'Arc: Junko Minagawa


Gilles de Rais: Kenji Nomura


Anastasia: Junko Kitanishi


Rasputin: Masahiko Tanakai


Toshizo Hijikata: Hiroki Yasumoto

Black King: Taiten Kusunoki


 Oct

Abe no Seimei - Takahiro Sakura

Olminu -Shiho Kokido 

Ham - Masakazu Nishida 

 

Plus, the folks pulling the string

Murasaki: Mitsuru Miyamoto

EASY: Kanae Ito

 

 

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

 

The manga is released in North America by Dark Horse. 

 

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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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