There is no doubt that Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine features the best shonen storylines and one of them is “Orient”. Orient is a Japanese Manga. This Manga was written and illustrated by none other than Shinobu Ohtaka. For Those who don’t know, Shinobu Ohtaka is famous for creating an iconic and one of the most famous Manga – Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. Besides this, Shinobu is also rewarded with one of the biggest of Japan’s manga awards – the Shogakukan Manga Award. This shows that his work is extraordinary, and his fans love to read his Manga, and the same goes for Orient.
Orient Anime Official Release Date
On January 4, 2021, it announced that Shinobu Ohtaka’s famous manga “Orient” is going to have an anime adaptation. Besides this, it was also revealed that the anime adaptation is going to be handled by A.C.G.T. Japanese Animation studio. A.C.G.T. was established on December 19, 2000. Besides this, the studio animated some of the iconic anime series out there like – A Certain Scientific Accelerator or Duel Masters. One part is pretty clear that the animation part of Orient is going to be top-notch, and fans will definitely love it. On September 6, 2021, the official Youtube Channel of J.P. anime released the official trailer, and here is the official trailer of Orient:
The Protagonist of the series- Musashi is going to be voiced by none other than, Yuma Uchida who is a singer as well. His famous roles are Kawaki in Boruto: The Next Generation, Megumi Fushiguro in Jujutsu Kaisen. He even voiced the Protagonist of Burning Kabbadi- Yoigoshi Tatsuya.
Kojiro Kanemaki is the deuteragonist of Orient anime series and going to be voiced by Soma Saito. Tsugumi Hattori is going to be voiced by Rie Takahash. Rie is famous for playing the role of Megumin in KonoSuba. One of the 5 grand generals of the anime series – Naotora Takeda, is going to be voiced by Satoshi Hino.
If we talk about the anime producing staff, here are all the possible details-
The anime is directed by Tetsuya Yanagisawa, known for directing anime like High School DxD. The series scripts are handled by Mariko Kunisawa. The characters are designed by Takahiro Kishida, who is famous for designing characters of anime series like Haikyu!! The music is composed by Hideyuki Fukasawa.
Orient Anime series is going to release on January 5, 2022.