News Hakkenden: Tōhō Hakken Ibun TV Anime Slated for January
posted on 2012-10-29 21:33 EDT
The December issue of Kadokawa Group Publishing's Ciel Tres Tres magazine is announcing on Tuesday that the Hakkenden: Tōhō Hakken Ibun television anime will premiere next January. The issue will also reveal more voice cast members and character designs.
Miyuki Abe's manga inspiration for the anime reimagines the setting from the classic Hakkenden samurai novel as a female-oriented manga with supernatural elements. Osamu Yamasaki is the program's chief director, while Mitsue Yamazaki is its director. Both Yamasaki and Yamazaki are responsible for the series scripts, while Hiromi Kato serves as character designer. The series will be produced at Studio DEEN.
Tetsuya Kakihara, Satoshi Hino, Ayahi Takagaki, Nobuhiko Okamoto lead the cast.
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