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Gen Urobuchi Revealed as Creator of Original TV Anime Revenger in Latest Trailer

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If you’ve been wondering why the main staff behind upcoming original anime Revenger has been kept under wraps for so long, it’s because the series decided to do a huge drop all at once today by revealing a full trailer with the news that renowned screenwriter Gen Urobuchi is at the helm, joined by an all-star production team to bring his latest historical tale to life.


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On top of all the epic samurai action, the new trailer also provides a preview of the anime’s ending theme song, “un_mute” by Maaya Sakamoto (Deaimon: Recipe for Happiness OP).


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The newly announced staff is as follows:



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Co-produced by nitroplus and Shochiku, Revenger is confirmed to be a TV anime that will premiere on January 5 at 22:30 JST, starring these main cast members:


  • Raizo Kurima voiced by Kasama (Wilibald in Saga of Tanya the Evil)
  • Yuen Usui voiced by Yuichiro Umehara (Courier in Akudama Drive)
  • Teppa Murakami voiced by Shunsuke Takeuchi (Takeda in My Senpai is Annoying)
  • Nio voiced by Hisako Kanemoto (Epsilon in The Eminence in Shadow) as Nio
  • Soji voiced by Shota Hayama (Kazushi in Tokyo Revengers)


Crunchyroll, who’ll be streaming the anime after it airs in Japan, describes the series as such:


As master assassin Usui Yuen looks into a series of assassinations made on the grand samurai clan, the Satsuma, he encounters Kurima Raizo, member and survivor of one of the attacks. Together, they discover the true nature of these murders is bigger than over stolen resources. As they get closer to the truth, will they come out alive to exact revenge?


Source: Comic Natalie



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