Kodoani.com – Sunday’s Jump Festa ’23 event revealed a promotional video, seven main actors, one main visual, and April 2023 premiere for the television anime adaptation of the manga. Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku by Yuji Kaku. The anime will air on TV Tokyo and its affiliated networks, and will stream in Japan on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, and Hikari TV.
The main voice cast in the anime
Chiaki Kobayashi as Gabimaru Yumiri Hanamori as Yamada Asaemon Sagiri Ryohei Kimura as Aza Chōbei Kensho Ono as Yamada Asaemon Touma Rie Takahashi as Yuzuriha Tetsu Inada as Tamiya Gantetsusai Aoi Ichikawa as Yamada Asaemon Fuchi
Kaori Makita (Twittering Birds Never Fly: The Clouds Gather) is directing the anime at MAPPA. Twin Engine is credited for planning. Akira Kindaichi is composing the series. Koji Hisaki (Kids on the Slope, Banana Fish Secondary Character Designer) is assigning characters for the animation. Yoshiaki Dewa (The aquatope on white sand, IRODUKU: The World in Colors) is composing the music.
The story focuses on Gabimaru, once hailed as the strongest ninja, but who has now retired, breaking the rules of his village. After his arrest, he claimed he had nothing left to live for. However, due to his superhuman level of training, he has unknowingly survived numerous executions, from beheading attempts to burning his neck. Executioner Sagiri Asaemon tells him that he has a long commitment to life, and gives him a mission to win his acquittal: to find the elixir of immortality.
Kaku launched the manga on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ app and website in January 2018 and ended the series in January 2021. The manga’s 13th and final volume will be published in April 2021. The series has more than 4 million copies in circulation.
The first novel in the franchise was published in September 2019. The first stage play adaptation of the franchise will premiere in February 2023 after a delay.