News House of Five Leaves, Legendary Heroes Videos Posted
posted on 2010-03-28 00:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the Noitamina television anime adaptation of Natsume Ono's House of Five Leaves (Sarai-ya Goyou) manga began streaming a second promotional video on Thursday. The manga follows the lives of the House of Five Leaves gang members in Edo-era Japan during the height of the shōgun's rule. In particular, the masterless samurai (rōnin) Akitsu Masanosuke becomes the bodyguard of the gang's charismatic leader Yaichi. The anime willl premiere in Japan on April 15, and Viz Media will publish the first manga volume in North America next month.
The official website for The Legend of the Legendary Heroes (Densetsu no Yūsha no Densetsu) television anime adaptation of Takaya Kagami's fantasy light novel franchise also began streaming a promotional video on Thursday. The anime will premiere in Japan early this summer. The story revolves around Raina Ryūto, an apathetic student who always dozes off at the Roland Imperial Special Academy. One day, Raina and his classmates get caught in the war waged by the opposing Kingdom of Esutabūru, and he loses many friends. After the battle, Raina goes on a quest on behalf of the Roland Empire and Emperor Shion Asutaaru, even as the darkness that has enveloped the land has begun to consume the empire.
Source: Moon Phase
Images © 2010 Natsume Ono/Shogakukan, House of Five Leaves Production Committee
©Takaya Kagami & Saori Toyota, Fujimishobo