Funimation, AnimeLab, Wakanim Stream Kemono Jihen Anime on January 10
posted on by Adriana Hazra
Funimation announced on Friday that it will begin streaming the television anime of Shō Aimoto's Kemono Jihen (Monster Incidents) manga on January 10. The anime will stream on Funimation in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Ireland; on AnimeLab in Australia and New Zealand; and on Wakanim in France, Germany, and Scandinavia.
The show stars:
- Natsumi Fujiwara as Kabane Kusaka
- Junichi Suwabe as Kohachi Inugami
- Ayumu Murase as Akira
- Natsuki Hanae as Shiki Tademaru
- Daisuke Ono as Mihai
- Kana Hanazawa as Inari
- Yumiri Hanamori as Kon
- Hiro Shimono as Nobimaru
Masaya Fujimori (You Are Umasou, Izetta: The Last Witch) is directing the anime at Ajia-do. Noboru Kimura (Amagami SS+, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!, Gundam Build Divers) is in charge of series composition and scripts. Nozomi Tachibana (Ensemble Stars!, ClassicaLoid episode director, animation director) is designing the characters. Daisuke Ono, who also plays the character Mihai in the anime, will perform the opening theme song "Kemonomichi." Sayaka Sasaki will perform the ending theme song "Shirube" (Guiding Sign).
The manga starts in a quiet rural village, where many domestic animals die unnatural deaths in a strange incident. To resolve the incident, an odd-looking man from Tokyo who goes by the name "Inugami" comes to the town to investigate. In the town, he meets a young boy who has a mysterious air about him called "Dorotabō."