Crunchyroll will be streaming the series as it airs
The action-filled main visual for the TV anime adaption of Shinobu Ohtaka's ORIENT manga series was released today, showcasing a majority of the characters showing off their skills. The ORIENT TV anime is set to premiere in January 2022, with Crunchyroll streaming it as it airs.
Previously released trailer:
Orient is the latest manga series by Shinobu Ohtaka, who is also well known for creating Magi. Tetsuya Yanagizawa (I Want to Let You Know That I Love You) will be directing the series at A.C.G.T. with Takahiro Kishida (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) as the character designer and Mariko Kunisawa (The Case Files of Jeweler Richard) writing the series composition.
Orient will air on TV TOKYO and AT-X in January 2022 with Crunchyroll streaming the series soon after. Crunchyroll describes the series as such:
Based on the manga by Shinobu Ohtaka being published in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. This is a story about Musashi, a 15-year-old boy who lives in Japan during the Sengoku period. Japan is ruled by demons, and Musashi tries to confront the demons with a certain special power!
Source: Comic Natalie
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