Crunchyroll to Stream Spiritpact Chinese-Animated Series

posted on by Karen Ressler
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Crunchyroll announced on Friday that it will stream the Chinese-animated series Spiritpact beginning on Saturday, January 7 at 11:30 a.m. EST. The stream will be available worldwide outside of Asia.

The anime is based on Pingzi's comic from Tencent's Tencent Comic website, and it already finished its broadcast in China. Li Haolin directed the series, with scripts by Reiko Torii. Kouichi Iizuka was the sound director, and Michiyoshi Minamizawa and Kenji Beppu are credited as sound producers. Rintaro Yoneya was the sound production manager. Yu Jiaoyan performed the series' opening theme song "MUGENDAI," and Riyo performed the ending theme song "Endless Stories."

Crunchyroll describes the story:

You Keika, the heir of an old famous family of Exorcists, is stricken with poverty after losing his parents and struggles as a street fortune teller and a part time computer tech. One night at a junkyard, he meets a mysterious and charismatic Exorcist, Tanmoku Ki, who is fighting an evil spirit. To compound his misfortunes, he gets hit by car and becomes a ghost. Tanmoku Ki appears and asks You Keika to make a “pact” with him to fight Evil Spirits together. Here starts the friendship of our heroes!

The Japanese dub will premiere on Tokyo MX on January 7 at 9:00 p.m. The Japanese cast includes Yūichi Iguchi as You Keika, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Tanmoku Ki, and Rumi Ookubo as Shin Shiyou.

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