Crunchyroll Adds Ninja Girl & Samurai Master/Nobunaga no Shinobi Anime

posted on by Karen Ressler
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Crunchyroll announced on Monday that it will stream the television anime of Naoki Shigeno's Nobunaga no Shinobi four-panel manga under the title Ninja Girl & Samurai Master. The stream will premiere worldwide outside of Asia on Tuesday, October 4 at 10:00 a.m. EDT.

In Japan, the anime will premiere on Tokyo MX on October 4 at 9:55 p.m., and will also begin airing on TV Aichi on October 8 at 3:20 a.m.

The anime's "Episode 0" screened at the AnimeJapan 2016 event in March and then streamed online in April.

Akitaro Daichi (Nurse Angel Ririka SOS, Sexy Commando Gaiden: Sugoi yo!! Masaru-san, Kamisama Kiss) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment, and Junko Yamanaka (Detective Conan, Kamisama Kiss, ReLIFE) is designing the characters for animation.

The gag manga centers on a young female ninja named Chidori, whose dream is to help the Warring States-era warlord Oda Nobunaga to achieve his goals. Shigeno launched the manga in Young Animal in 2008, and Hakusensha published the manga's ninth compiled volume in July 2015, with the tenth volume slated for September 29. Hakusensha published the second volume of Shigeno's Nobunaga no Shinobi - Owari no Tōitsu-ki (Nobunaga's Shinobi - Chronicle of Owari's Unification) manga on February 29.

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