Anime Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku News

Second Trailer of Hell’s Paradise Reveals Opening Song, Release Date!

One of the most popular series in Shonen Jump+, Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku will soon arrive on TV. It tells the story of a ninja mercenary turned death-row convict, who seeks to reclaim the life he always wanted.

But to gain that, he has to go on a mission from which he might not return.

On Sunday, the official website for the anime adaptation of Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku released its second promo. The video previews the opening song and the release date for the series. It will premiere on April 1 on TV Tokyo and related networks.

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The above trailer gives a nice overview, with ninjas and swordsmen confronting the monsters. All the characters can be seen like Chōbei, Yuzuriha, Tōma, Nurugai, Tenza, Shion, Fuchi, and Gantetsusai.

However, the trailer focuses on Gabimaru and his executioner Sagiri, where the former can be seen with a desperate look on his face. In the end, he and Sagiri clash swords and fight each other.

The opening song “WORK” is performed by Ringo Sheena and Millennium Parade.

Here is a complete list of the announced cast members:

CharacterVoice ArtistOther Works
GabimaruChiaki KobayashiYuuichi Katagiri (Tomodachi Game)
Yamada Asaemon SagiriYumiri HanamoriAi Hayasaka (Kaguya-sama: Love is War)
Aza ChōbeiRyohei KimuraKoutarou Bokuto (Haikyuu!)
Yamada Asaemon TōmaKensho OnoTestuya Kuroko (Kuroko’s Basketball)
YuzurihaRie TakahashiMegumin (KonoSuba)
Tamiya GantetsusaiTetsu InadaEndeavor (My Hero Academia)
Yamada Asaemon FuchiAoi IchikawaNagara (Sonny Boy)
Yamada Asaemon ShionChikahiro KobayashiSaichi Sugimoto (Golden Kamuy)
Yamada Asaemon TenzaYūsuke KobayashiSenku Ishigami (Dr. Stone)
NurugaiMakoto KoichiSakura Otome (Lycoris Recoil)
Yamada Asaemon SentaDaiki YamashitaIzuku Midoriya (My Hero Academia)
Second Trailer of Hell's Paradise Reveals Opening Song, Release Date!
Hell’s Paradise Jigokuraku Visual | Source: Comic Natalie

MAPPA is the producing and animating studio, with Kaori Makita directing the anime. Akira Kindaichi is writing the scripts. Koji Hisaki is designing the characters. Yoshiaki Dewa is the music composer.

Since its announcement, fans have been excited to watch this electrifying series come to life. Hopefully, Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku might get adapted entirely because the manga is completed. The opening song and the killing of monsters set the same mood as Demon Slayer did in its first season.

About Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku

Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku is a manga series by Yuji Kaku that ran from January 2018 to January 2021. It was serialized on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ website and app and has been collected into 13 volumes.

Gabimaru: The Empty is a ninja assassin who is on death row. He feels nothing and can’t be killed due to his training as a shinobi. Yet, when he faces Asaemon Sagiri, he realizes his will to live and return to his wife.

He is assigned the task to find the elixir of life on a legendary island. The island kills any person sent to it. Will Gabimaru find the elixir and escape alive?

Source: Official Website

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