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To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts Anime's Promo Video Reveals July 1 Premiere

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Mafumafu performs opening theme song

The official website for the television anime of Maybe's to the abandoned Sacred Beasts (Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e) manga began streaming the show's promotional video on Monday. The video reveals that the show will premiere on July 1, and also reveals and previews Mafumafu's opening theme song "Sacrifice."

The anime will air on Tokyo MX and BS11 on July 1 at 11:00 p.m., before airing on MBS on July 2. The Fuji on Demand service will exclusively stream the show in Japan. Crunchyroll will stream the series.

The site also revealed a new key visual.

The anime stars:

Additionally, the following cast members will play Hank and Cain's Incarnate soldier comrades:

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.

Gero×ARAKI will perform the show's ending theme song "HHOOWWLL."

Sources: to the abandoned Sacred Beasts anime's website, NBCUniversal Anime/Music's YouTube channel


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