FUNimation Enjoyment introduced on Monday that it has acquired the streaming and household video legal rights to Ninja Slayer From Animation, the tv anime adaptation of the Ninja Slayer novel series. Funimation will announce the simulcast start date and time at a later date.
Funimation describes the story:
Ninjas. Karate. Sushi. The dystopian cyber underworld of Neo-Saitama is dominated from the shadows by an intricate web of medications, yakuza gangs, and evil syndicate ninjas wielding fearsome “karate.” In a sea of the blood of his enemies, a lone maverick stands. NINJA SLAYER is a ninja who kills other ninjas in the title of ninja vengeance. A previous salaryman whose household was killed by evil ninjas, Ninja Slayer cheats demise and casts absent his previous to embrace the dark, mystical NINJA SOUL, a mysterious spirit that grants him great ability in his quest for revenge. But will this bloodthirsty spirit consume Ninja Slayer in advance of his enemies are all “dead on departure?” Domo. I’m Ninja Slayer.
The anime will star:
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Ninja Slayer
Sho Hayami as Dim Ninja
Masane Tsukayama as Laomoto Khan
Chiwa Saito as Nancy Lee
Sora Amamiya as Koki Yamoto
Risa Taneda as Dragon Yukano
Tesshô Genda as Clone Yakuza
Goblin as the Narrator
The cast customers are reprising their roles from the novels’ audio drama adaptation.
The anime series will premiere on the Japanese streaming internet site Niconico on April sixteen at 11:00 p.m. JST. The series is slated to air on tv in Japan in 2016.
The anime will stream in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Eire, South The usa, Latin The usa, Australia, New Zealand, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Monaco, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Northern Europe, South Korea, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela. (The anime’s internet site lists some regions twice.) The system or platforms for overseas streaming has yet to been introduced.
The series will also be readily available online in Japan through Niconico Stay Ginza, D Anime Retail outlet, Anime Move, GyaO, Hikari Television set, DMM.com, the PlayStation Retail outlet, Bandai Channel, Rakuten ShowTime, and Movie Market place.
The internet site uncovered an up-to-date workers record earlier this month:
Sequence Director, Sequence Composition: Akira Amemiya
Scripts: Yū Satō
Character Structure: Hiroyuki Imaishi, Yusuke Yoshigaki, illustrators saitom, Serere Inato, and Shinjiro
Artwork Director: Akira Katsuta, Younger-jae Lee (QREAZY)
Coloration Crucial: Akemi Nagao (Desire)
Director of Images: Kentaro Kashiwagi (Asura Film)
Tunes: Shinichi Osawa, Kenji Fujisawa (Workforce-MAX)
Tunes Production: Starchild Data
Sound Director: Yuki Satofumi
Sound Production: grooove
Animation Production: Set off
Production: Ninja Committee
Increase Increase Satellites is doing the principal concept tune “Again in Black.” The rock band Boris will execute the very first episode’s ending concept tune “Kilmister.”
The story was originally posted piecemeal on Twitter by Japanese “translators” Yu Honda and Leika Sugi, allegedly translating the get the job done of American authors “Bradley Bond and Philip Ninj@ Morzez.” Just after the story grew in recognition, Enterbrain revealed the very first Japanese-translated quantity in print, Ninja Slayer: Neo Saitama in Flames, in September 2012. The story then influenced comedian adaptations from Enterbrain and Kodansha (such as Kōtarō Sekine’s Ninja Slayer Kills in Shōnen Sirius), as perfectly as an audio drama with Toshiyuki Morikawa as the title character.
Tokyo Otaku Mode is publishing equally the primary novels and Yogo Yuki’s Ninja Slayer: Equipment of Vengeance manga adaptation online for free of charge. Vertical Comics will also be publishing the manga in print.