TV anime adaptation based on popular Chinese web comic debuts on Tokyo MX on April 01, 2017
The main cast and a new key visual (above) have been revealed for The Silver Guardian (known in Japan as Gin no Guardian), an upcoming TV anime based on a popular Chinese web comic published on the Tencent Animation website.
In The Silver Guardian Jun Fukuyama will play the male lead, Suigin Riku, while Yuka Saitou will play the female lead, Rei Riku.
The story of The Silver Guardian follows Suigin Riku and Rei Riku, a pair of high school students who are also professional caliber gamers. One day, Suigin and Rei find themselves in transported into the virtual world of the new game "Grave Buster". There Suigin must take on the role of a "guardian" protecting a god's tomb from grave-robbers in order to save Rei.
The Silver Guardian is based on the Chinese web comic Yín Zhī Shǒu Mù Rén written and illustrated by Líng Méng and published on the Téngxùn Dòngmàn ("Tencent Animation") website. The Silver Guardian TV anime is directed by Masahiko Ohkura and features animation by HAOLINERS and Animation Company Emon. The series will debut on Tokyo MX on April 01, 2017.
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