To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Anime Reveals Teaser Video

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Katsuyuki Konishi, Ai Kakuma star in July series at MAPPA

The official website for the television anime of Maybe's To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts (Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e) manga began streaming a teaser video for the anime on Saturday.

The anime will premiere in July on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11.

The previously revealed cast includes:

  • Katsuyuki Konishi as Hank
  • Ai Kakuma as Nancy Schaal Bancroft
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Cain
  • Mamiko Noto as Elaine
  • Kaito Ishikawa as Claude
  • Yōko Hikasa as Liza

Vertical Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the story:

During a protacted civil war that pitted the North against the South, the outnumbered Northerners used dark magic to create monsterous super-soldiers called Incarnates. Now that the war has ended, those Sacred Beasts must learn to make their way in a peaceful society, or face death at the hands of a Beast Hunter.

Nancy Schaal Bancroft, the daughter of an Incarnate, turns to hunting the hunter herself. But once she catches up with her quarry, she discovers hard truths about the lives of these Sacred Beasts.

Jun Shishido (storyboards and episode director for Yuri!! on Ice, Death Parade, Banana Fish) is making his series directorial debut with this anime at MAPPA, and Shigeru Murakoshi (Zombie Land Saga) is in charge of the series scripts. Daisuke Niinuma (episode animation director for Banana Fish, Kids on the Slope) is designing the characters, and is also serving as the chief animation director. Takayuki Sano is credited for Incarnate design. Chikako Kamata (Yuri!! on Ice, Banana Fish) is the color designer, while Hirofumi Morikawa (Banana Fish) is the art director. Momoko Mifune (Yuri!! on Ice, Banana Fish) is the director of photography, and Satoshi Aihara is the editor.

Manga creator duo Maybe (Dusk maiden of Amnesia) launched the manga in Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in June 2014, and Kodansha published the manga's ninth volume on February 8.

Sources: To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts anime's website, Comic Natalie

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