Drifters Anime – The may issue of shounengahosha stated that Hirano Kouta’s drifters manga will get An anime adaptation in winter 2016. And just four days ago we got the premier date for Drifters Anime and that was 7th October 2016.
Hirano Kouta created Hellsing series, the legendary vampire action manga that inspired two television Anime series. The first one is Hellsing and the second one is Hellsing Ultimate. On Firday at Otakon Funanimation announced that Drifters Anime is going to have 12 episodes.
The story of the manga centers around Shimazu Toyohisa, the real-life samurai who fought in the pivotal Battle of Sekigahara. In his dying moments, Shimazu is transported to a world of magic with other famous warriors throughout history. These warriors are forced to fight each other in an endless battle.
(Source – ANN)
Difters Anime Promotional Video
NBCEntertainment Japan began streaming the promotional video of the Anime at Kyoto International Manga Anime Event fair. The video states that the Anime is celebrating the 70th Anniversary of shounengahosha which is the original publisher of the Manga.
Drifters Anime cast and staff
Kenichi Suzuki is directing the Anime and his previous works include, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure star dust chrono chrusaders. Kurata Hideyuki is adding the series composition and writing the scripts for the Anime series. His previous works include, The world god only knows, Tokyo Ravens and Maria the virgin witch.
Kuroda Yousuke is also writing the scripts along with Kurata and his previous works includes, Hellsing ultimate and Gungrave. Nakamori Ryoji is designing the character and is also serving as a chief animation director and his previous works includes Hellsing ultimate.
Shirato Seiichi is responsible for Setting research. Tatefuji Kenichi is serving as Art director. Tanaka Garyo as CG Producer and Takae Tomohisa as CG Director. Tsuruoka Yota as Sound director, Nobori Haruko as Color Key. Setta as Letter design and Hirose Kiyoshi is responsible for editing.
Following are the casts for the Drifters Anime series :-
- Nakamura Yuichi as Toyohisa Shimazu
- Uchida Naoya as Oda Nobunaga
- Saiga Mitsuki as Nasu No Yoichi
- Sakurai Takahiro as Abe No Seime
- Kokido Shiho as Olminu
- Nishida Masakazu as Kafeto
- Minagawa Junko as Jeanne d’Arc
- Nomura Kenji as Gilles de Rais
- Kitanashi Junko as Anastasia
- Tanaka Masahiko as Rasputin