Asahi Production and DMM Announce Original Anime ‘Giant Beasts of Ars’

Historical anime that portray the glorious ages of swords, heroes, and myths are undefeatable when it comes to story and action. Keeping this in mind, Asahi Production and DMM have brought us a new saga called Giant Beasts of Ars.

DMM is one of the most sought-out services for streaming and has provided us with many anime to choose from. At the same time, Asahi Production has contributed its skills to some of the most successful anime of all time.

DMM and Asahi Production’s collab project, Giant Beasts of Ars, would become a much-anticipated anime. It is slated for a January 2023 release and is an entirely new and original story.

TV anime “Ars no Kyoju” teaser PV│Start broadcasting in January 2023

It is set in a period of magic, swords, Gods, and more which isn’t anything out of the ordinary unless you look at the plot.

The teaser shows that the story involves a war between humans and giants called Kyoju. Its protagonist is a man named Jiiro, who hunts Kyoju as a source of income.

In reality, the land had originally belonged to Kyoju, who created it but were upset when humans took over. As a result, Kyoju started eating humans, and a feud began between the two species.

Jiiro encounters ‘Twenty and Second Kuumi’, a mysterious girl who someone is chasing. Jiiro, along with Kuumi and his friends, embarks on a journey to unravel the secrets of this world.

The art director Isamu Kamikokuryō has drawn a striking visual for the upcoming anime. It features that are yet to be introduced.

TV anime #Ars no Kyojuu

teaser visual

The teaser visual is a concept visual filled with the world view of “Ars no Kyoju” by Isamu Kamikokuryo, the art director who also works on “Final Fantasy”!

Start broadcasting in January 2023

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Moreover, the franchise has also revealed the cast lineup for the upcoming anime:

CharacterCastOther Works
KuumiHina YomiyaNodoka Yagi (Selection Project)
JiiroToshiyuki MorikawaEnel (One Piece)
MyaaYū SerizawaYumemi Yumemite (Kakegurui)
MeranHiromu MinetaKei (Technoroid Overmind)
RomanaYōko HikasaUtahime Iori (Jujutsu Kaisen)

The anime’s official website has also revealed the primary staff that will be working on the anime:

PositionStaffOther Works
DirectorAkira OguroNamu Amida Butsu! -Rendai Utena-
Script WriterNorimitsu KaihōAstra Lost in Space
Original Character DesignerAshito Ōyari
Character DesignerHiroshi Shimizu, Masato KatoHinata no Aoshigure, Peach Boy Riverside
Music ComposerShūji Katayama, Akinari SuzukiOverlord, Redo of Healer
Animation StudioAsahi ProductionSugar Bunnies

Such an exemplary staff and cast can only mean one thing: this anime will be worth the watch.

About Giant Beasts of Ars

Giant Beasts of Ars is an upcoming original anime by DMM and Asahi Production. It is slated for a January 2023 release and will be directed by Akira Oguro. The plot is set in a period of swords, beasts, heroes, and myths.

Beasts known as Kyoju created the land which humans stole. This angered the Kyoju who started eating humans, resulting in a feud between the two species.

The story follows Jiiro, a Kyoju hunter, who meets a girl named Kuumi and the two set on a journey with his friends to unravel the world’s secrets.

Source: Giant Beasts of Ars Anime’s Official Website


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