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Garo Anime's Teaser, 2nd Key Visual Shows Main Character

posted on by Karen Ressler
Anime based on tokusatsu series to premiere this fall

A "Garo Creator's kNight" event held in Tokyo unveiled a new key visual and a trailer for the Garo -Honoo no Kokuin- anime based on the Garo Project tokusatsu drama program.

Yasuko Kobayashi (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Attack on Titan) will write the new story and Yūichirō Hayashi will direct. Studio Mappa (Shingeki no Bahamut Genesis, Hajime no Ippo Rising) will animate the show this fall.

The Garo drama franchise has a dark story that revolves around humans that have the job of "Makai Knights," people who fight against demonic beings called Horrors. The first television series in the franchise revolves around Makai Knight Kōga Saejima, who tries to save a girl named Kaoru from her fate of death after being tainted by demon blood.

The Garo Project began in 2005, with the first series airing into 2006 with 25 episodes. The franchise has had a total of four television series and various films and specials.

Source: Anime! Anime!

Image © "Honoo no Kokuin" Keita Amemiya/Tohokushinsha


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