Hidetoshi Takahashi (Harukana Receive assistant director) makes his series directorial debut
The official website for the forthcoming TV anime adaptation of Una Megurogawa's comedy manga Oda Shinamon Nobunaga announced its January 2020 premiere, as well as its main staff and four main voice cast, today on September 20.
Hidetoshi Takahashi, who recently served as assistant director for Harukana Receive (July-September 2018), makes his series directorial debut, alongside series composition writer Maruo Kyozuka (THE LAST -NARUTO THE MOVIE-) and character designer Hisashi Kagawa (Fresh PreCure!, Tiger Mask W). Pierrot (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) works on anime production.
Main voice cast:
- Oda Shinamon Nobunaga: Kenyu Horiuchi
- Date Boo Masamune: Toshio Inukawa (Toshio Furukawa)
- Takeda Lucky Shingen: Tessho Kenda (Tessho Genda)
- Uesugi Julian Kenshin: Naoji Sugita (Tomokazu Sugita)
The manga has been serialized in Tokuma Shoten's Monthly Comic Zenon and its web comic site Zenyon . Its story centers on Oda Nobunaga, one of the most powerful warlords in Japan's Sengoku period (1467–1600). After his death in the Honnouji incident in 1582, he reincarnates into a dog named Shinamon in the modern-day Japan. As he enjoys his new life as a dog, other famous warlords, such as Masamune Date, Shingen Takeda, Kenshin Uesugi, and Mitsuhide Akechi, also reincarnate into dogs one after another.
Manga st and 6th tankobon volume covers:
©Una Megurogawa/NSP 2014