If you were craving a shonen anime that delivers on the age-old tale of two polar opposite friends teaming up to slay monster gods, then look no further than “Orient.”
Set in a world where humankind is subservient to monsters worshiped as gods, we follow the deuteragonist to save everyone in style.
On one hand, we have the fiery red Musashi with his pickaxe, and on the other, we have Kojirō Kanemaki with his dope motorcycle and katana.
The official website for mangaka Shinobu Ohtaka’s “Orient” revealed that the anime adaptation will premiere on TV TOKYO and AT-X in January 2022, followed by Crunchyroll streaming the series soon after.
To commemorate the news, Orient also received a trailer featuring new characters alongside their cast.
\”#オリエント Teaser PV released /
In addition to the main video
Musashi(🎙#内田雄馬 ) &
Kojiro (🎙#斉藤壮馬 ) Character voice is unveiled for the first time.
An additional cast has also been announced
The role of Tsugumi Hattori 🎙#高橋李依
Naoto Takeda 🎙#日野聡
TV animation broadcasting started in January 2022 !!https://orient-anime.jpEnglish Translation, Twitter Translate
The new trailer has indeed turned hype to a hundred as we get a glimpse at the action coming in the anime, from giant red monsters to motorbike riding samurai warriors. We also get a detailed look at the two heroes and their newly revealed counterparts.
The two new characters include Tsugumi Hattori, voiced by Rie Takahashi (Emilia in Re: ZERO -Starting Life in Another World), and Naotora Takeda, voiced by Satoshi Hino (Rengoku in Demon Slayer: Mugen Train).
All the cast members are shonen veterans, each with their unique flair, and having them all on the silver screen is sure to be absolute bliss.
If you are a fan of Demon Slayer and shonen classics such as Bleach, you will surely enjoy the action-oriented aspect of “Orient.” So don’t miss out.
Orient is a manga series by Shinobu Ohtakawhich started serialization in May 2020.
The manga is about Kojiro and Masashi, two childhood friends who have sworn to become the strongest together.
In their world, evil demons have taken over and samurais are looked down upon. Both the friends have to dive head-first into the twisted world to purge it of its corruption.
Source: Official Website