Those who have been eagerly anticipating the return of the Saiyuki boys now have a date for the upcoming Saiyuki Reload -ZEROIN- TV anime. Following earlier news about January timing, the official website announced plans to kick off the series—which will adapt the “EVEN A WORM” storyline from Kazuya Minekura’s manga—on AT-X, TOKYO MX, and BS11 in Japan on January 6, 2022.
MBS airings will follow a couple days after the initial premiere.
There’s a new promo to go along with the date:
And a character trailer for Genjo Sanzo:
Check out the new visuals below while we wait for the series to debut.
Here’s how Kodansha describes the Saiyuki manga:
Genjo is a Buddhist priest in the city of Shangri-La, which is being ravaged by yokai spirits that have fallen out of balance with the natural order. His superiors send him on a journey far to the west to discover why this is happening and how to stop it. His companions are three yokai with human souls. But this is no day trip—the four will encounter many discoveries and horrors on the way, and on the road, Genjo will wonder … can he really trust his supernatural companions?