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Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem Manga gets TV Anime Adaptation

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Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem – The wraparound jacket band of 16th compiled volume of Umemaru Shinya and Hashimoto Eiji’s “Chiruran Shinsengumi Chinkon-Ka” also known as “Chiruran : Shinsengumi RequiemManga announced on Tuesday that the Manga is receiving television anime series adaptation.

The anime series of Historical Shinsengumi founder is set to premier in the month of January next year i.e in 2017.

Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem – Synopsis

The official website of comic zenon describes the summary of manga in following words :-

On the eve of a new era, Kyoto was in chaos. Different factions were moving at cross-purposes, and with the clash of different ideals, many were resorting to violence to enforce their views. To bring back order to the streets of Kyoto, Shinsengumi – the supposed guardians of peace – were formed. A chosen group of hot blooded youth, on a mission to save Kyoto, and to prove their worth… This is a tale of proud young Samurai mercenaries, who lived and died by the sword, in a turbulent period of political upheaval. To them, a man is defined by the way he dies.

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Umemura Shinya does the job of writing the story and Hashimoto Eiji does the job of illustrating the manga. They both work as a two man team together on this manga. This duo launched the manga series “Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem,” in the inaugural issue of “Tokuma Shoten’s Monthly Comic Zenon Magazine in the year of 2010.”

Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem
Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem

Hashimoto Eiji also launched comedy spinoff manga titled as “Chiruran Nibun No Ichi” in the Comic Zenon Magazine in month of Many.


Its been a long time since we got such historical anime, I was keeping up with “Chiruran Shinsengumi Requiem,” but had to give up on reading it because of my studies. After that i forgot to continue the Manga, But has for the impact and impression it had on me, i thought at that time that, this manga deserves an anime adaptation. If ever this Manga came in Anime form i would love to watch it. And now that wish is getting fulfilled so i am really excited and happy.

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