Warlords Prepare for Battle in Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ Key Visual

Original TV anime about the life of Oda Nobunaga as a young man hits Tokyo MX in July of 2019

Surrounded by his retainers, a battered and bloodied Oda Nobunaga hefts a matchlock arquebus.


A dramatic new key visual (above) and the Japanese broadcast schedule have been revealed for Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ ("Beautiful Butterfly ~ Young Nobunaga ~"), an upcoming original anime that focuses on the life of the Sengoku Era's most infamous warlord, Oda Nobunaga, during his years as a directionless young man.



Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ is directed by Noriyuki Abe and features animation production by Studio Deen. The series will broadcast in Japan according to the following TV schedule:


  • AT-X: every Monday during the 21:30 time slot beginning on July 08, 2019.
  • Tokyo MX: every Monday during the 22:30 time slot beginning on July 08, 2019.
  • BS Fuji: every Monday during the 24:30 time slot beginning on July 08, 2019.
  • WOWOW: every Wednesday during the 24:00 time slot beginning on July 10, 2019.


A young Oda Nobunaga takes aim with a matchlock arquebus.


Please note that some Japanese TV schedules count early-morning programming as late-night programming of the previous day, so for example the 24:30 time slot on Monday evening is actually on Tuesday morning at 12:30 AM JST.




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Official Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ TV anime home page and Twitter feed (@wakanobu_anime)


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