Shinto-themed magical girl TV anime features animation by White Fox and direction by Masayuki Sakoi
The Japanese broadcast schedule for Matoi the Sacred Slayer, an upcoming original magical girl TV anime with a Shinto twist, is now available online.
Matoi the Sacred Slayer will broadcast in Japan according to the following schedule:
- Tokyo MX: every Tuesday during the 23:00 time slot beginning on October 04, 2016.
- Sun TV: every Tuesday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on October 04, 2016.
- KBS Kyoto: every Tuesday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on October 04, 2016.
- BS11: every Wednesday during the 24:30 time slot beginning on October 05, 2016.
Please note that some Japanese broadcast schedules count early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day. I.e. the 24:30 time slot on Wednesday is actually at 12:30 AM JST on Thursday.
The story of Matoi the Sacred Slayer follows Matoi Sumeragi (voiced by Ayaka Suwa), a 14 year old girl who works part time as a shrine maiden at the Tenman Shrine in Kamaya City. With the help of her friend Yuma Kusanagi (voiced by Naomi Ōzora), Matoi uses her ability to banish evil spirits in an attempt to restore normalcy to her life.
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