Original animation DVD is included as a bonus with the Japanese release of volume 15 of Satoru Noda's manga
Golden Kamuy, an ongoing TV anime that adapts the adventure / survival / gourmet / gag manga by Satoru Noda about different factions searching for a cache of stolen Ainu gold in early 20th century Hokkaido, is returning for a second season in the Fall of 2018, but the series is also getting a pair of episodes that will adapt the "Attack Of The Mysterious Winged Terror!" and "Bodyguard Of The Snow-Swept Plains" chapters of the manga.
The episodes will be included on an OAD (original animation DVD) that will be bundled as a bonus with the Japanese special edition release of Volume 15 of the Golden Kamuy manga, which hits book stores in Japan on September 19, 2018. New cast members have been announced for the episodes, including:
Wataru Takagi as Umakichi Kusuda.
Nobuo Tobita as Tamotsu Hidoro.
Uko Tachibana as Okami.
And Yōji Ueda as Shinpei Hidoro
Golden Kamuy is directed by Hitoshi Nanba and features animation by Geno Studio. The first season of Golden Kamuy is currently streaming on Crunchyroll, who describe the story as follows:
The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era. A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose…. What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?! The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Asirpa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins!
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