Adaptation of Satoru Noda's anarchic adventure manga returns to Japanese airwaves on October 08, 2018
Golden Kamuy, the TV anime adaptation based on Satoru Noda's wild and somewhat unhinged adventure manga about rival groups of shady characters searching for a cache of stolen Ainu gold in earlier 20th Century Hokkaido, is returning to Japanese TV soon, and now a preview video full of both new characters and familiar faces has been published for the series.
The original Golden Kamuy manga is serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump seinen manga magazine, and an English language version is also available from Viz Media. The Golden Kamuy TV anime 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!
The second season of Golden Kamuy will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX, Yomiuri TV, Sapporo Television Broadcasting, and BS11 beginning on October 08, 2018, with an additional broadcast to follow on the Jidaigeki Senmon Channel beginning on October 10, 2018. The series will also continue to stream on Crunchyroll as part of the Fall 2018 simulcast lineup.
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