Tetsuo Hirakawa (Grimoire of Zero, YU-NO) serves as director
Japanese anime planning and production company Twin Engine's first original TV anime Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys is set to premiere in Japan in July 2022. Tetsuo Hirakawa (Grimoire of Zero, YU-NO：A girl who chants love at the bound of this world.) is attached to direct, Geno Studio (Golden Kamuy) works on anime production, and Hiroyuki Takei (Shaman King manga author) serves as the original character designer.
A teaser trailer filled with the anime's world view and a teaser visual drawn by Takei have been released.
In the age when Samurai ruled Japan... The Shinsengumi is annihilated by someone, leaving only one member. --Seven criminals were chosen as doubles for the Shinsengumi. To protect the security of Kyoto, a top-secret double operation is executed. Sinners, carry "Makoto" (the symbol Chinese character of Shinsengumi) on your backs--.
- Director/Series Composition: Tetsuo Hirakawa
- Original Character Designer: Hiroyuki Takei
- Anime Character Design: Masafumi Yokota
- Sub-character Designer: Toshie Kawamura, Nao Kozono
- Art: Inspired
- Art Director: Sachiko Nishiguchi
- Art Advisor: Osamu Masuyama
- Color designer: Haruko Nobori
- Director of Photography: Nozomi Shitara (T2studio)
- 3DCG Director: Ou Akimoto（T2studio)
- Editing: Hitomi Sudo (REAL-T)
- Sound Director: Satoshi Yano
- Sound Effects：Daisuke Jimbo
- Sound Production: Ai Addiction
- Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
- Planning: Twin Engine Animation
- Production: Geno Studio
- Production: Twin Engine, bilibili