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ORIENT Anime Puts Power-Packed New Visual on Display


Based on the manga by Magi creator Shinobu Ohtaka, the ORIENT anime series is currently awaiting its January 2022 debut. With the action-packed series getting closer by the day, a new key visual is here to match its powerful energy.

The ORIENT anime is being directed by Tetsuya Yanagizawa (I Want to Let You Know That I Love You), with Mariko Kunisawa (The Case Files of Jeweler Richard) on series composition and Takahiro Kishida (Puella Magi Madoka Magica) handling character designs for the A.C.G.T. production. Check out the new visual below.

Teaser promo from September:

Crunchyroll plans to stream the series alongside the Japanese broadcast. Here’s the official synopsis:

Based on the manga by Shinobu Ohtaka being published in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shonen Magazine. This is a story about Musashi, a 15-year-old boy who lives in Japan during the Sengoku period. Japan is ruled by demons, and Musashi tries to confront the demons with a certain special power!

Via Comic Natalie