Kodoani.com – Official website of anime based on manga”The Elusive SamuraiYusei Matsui’s ” (Nigejōzu no Wakagimi) aired a promotional video and image of the character Kojirō on Wednesday. Mari Hino will voice the character.
The anime is expected to officially premiere in 2024, and the voice team includes rookie actress Asaki Yuikawa as Hojo Tokiyuki and Yūichi Nakamura as Suwa Yorishige.
The remaining cast includes:
Hinaki Yano voice Shizuku Mari Hino voice Kojiro Sayumi Suzushiro voice Ayako Aoi Yūki voice Kazama Genba Kikunosuke Toya voice Fubuki
Yuta Yamazaki, assistant director on Wonder Egg Priority and director of both Love Rice series, is directing the anime at CloverWorks, with Yasushi Nishiya providing character designs.
“After the massacre of his family by the traitor Ashikaga Takauji, Tokiyuki fled with the help of loyal subordinates who survived the purge. One of them was Suwa Yorishige, an ally of the Hojo clan and a lord of Suwa Province. Yorishige, with his unique clairvoyant abilities, predicted that Tokiyuki would one day become the ruler of Japan. However, for now, escaping enemy territory became the priority. top fairy!”
Matsui, the author of famous works such as “Majin Tantei Nōgami Neuro” and “Assassination Classroom”, launched the manga in Weekly Shonen Jump in January 2021 and is still working on it.