News Ajin: Demi-Human Manga's Original Anime DVD Teased in Video
posted on 2016-02-20 16:45 EST
The official Youtube channel of Kodansha's Morning magazine began streaming a commercial on Monday for the original anime DVD (OAD) bundled with the limited edition of the eighth volume of Gamon Sakurai's Ajin - Demi-Human manga.
Narrator: The story surrounding the first domestic Ajin, "The Shinya Nakamura Incident," gets a forbidden anime adaptation.
Narrator: Pandora's Box must not be opened.
Both the regular and limited edition of the eighth volume will ship on May 6. The limited edition will cost 3,600 yen (about US$29.50).
The cast includes Yuuki Kaji, Takuya Eguchi, Sumire Uesaka, and Makoto Furukawa.
Hiroaki Ando will direct the anime at Polygon Pictures, with script supervision by Hiroshi Seko. Both are returning from the manga's film and television anime adaptation. Kenta Ihara is penning the script.
Sakurai launched the manga in Kodansha's good! Afternoon magazine in 2012, and Kodansha published the seventh compiled book volume in Japan in November. Vertical will publish the seventh volume in North America on February 23. Crunchyroll is posting new chapters as Kodansha publishes them in Japan.