Hostilities Commence In Latest "JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR" TV Anime Preview

Starting October 3rd, warriors inspired by the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals will be fighting in a fantasy battle roylale

Starting October 3rd, warriors inspired by the 12 Chinese Zodiac animals will be fighting in a fantasy battle royle in the the Graphinica (Chain Chronicle ~Light of Haecceitas~) anime adaptaiton of the  JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR light novel series written by Monogatari's Nisio Isin and illustrated by Arakawa Under the Bridge's Hikaru Nakamura. It has now been featured in a third preview.



also announced, band Panorama Panama Town will be performing opening "Rapture"


Crunchyroll describes the story of JUNI TAISEN: ZODIAC WAR as follows:


The record of the bloody battle between the twelve proud warriors—

The 12th Twelve Tournament that gets held every twelve years…

Twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls.

The participants are twelve very strange warriors: “Rat,” “Ox,” “Tiger,” “Rabbit,” “Dragon,” “Snake,” “Horse,” “Goat,”

Monkey,” “Rooster,” “Dog,” and “Pig.”

The victor of this tournament gets to have one wish granted, whatever the wish may be.

The one wish they want granted—

Who will be the final survivor?

Whose tears will flow on the bloody battlefield filled with conspiracy and murder?

A soul-shaking battle royale is about to begin.



Main Voice Cast:


 Tsugiyoshi Sumino/Rat: Shun Horie

 Eiji Kashii/Ox: Yuichiro Umehara

 Kanae Aira/Tiger: Hiromi Igarashi

 Rabbit: Nobuhiko Okamoto

 Nagayuki Tsumita/Dragon: Takuya Eguchi

 Takeyasu Tsumita/Snake: Kosuke Toriumi

 Yoshimi Souma/Horse: Hikaru Midorikawa

 Sumihiko Tsujiie/Ram: Cho

 Misaki Yuuki/Monkey: Saori Hayami

 Ryouka Niwa/Rooster: Ayane Sakura

 Michio Tsukui/Dog: Tomohiro Nishimura

 Toshiko Inou/Boar: Yoko Hikasa


Main Staff:


 Director: Naoto Hosoda (SHUFFLE!The Devil Is a Part-Timer!)

 Series Composition: Sadayuki Murai (Natsume's Book of Friends)

 Character Design: Chikashi Kadekaru (Hayate the Combat Butler: Cuties chief animation director)

 Music: Go Shiina (God EaterDimension W)

 Music Production: avex pictures

 Animation Production: Graphinica (Tales of Zestiria the X)



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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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