news culture Spy x Family on Crunchyroll: Anime, release date, storyline… Everything you need to know
The spring 2022 season will be rich on the anime side, and Spy x Family is among the high expectations. After two promising trailers, JV’s editorial staff offers you a summary of everything you need to know about the Spy x Family animated series.
- What is Spy x Family?
- What is the release date of Spy x Family?
- How to see Spy x Family in France?
- What is the storyline of Spy x Family?
- Who is working on the animated adaptation of Spy x Family?
- Want to know more?
What is Spy x Family?
Initially, Spy x Family is a semi-monthly pre-published manga in the Shonen Jump+, Shueisha’s online publishing service. Its publication is still in progress and the manga has no less than 61 chapters. The Japanese are waiting for the ninth volume while in France, the collection is compiled for the moment in 7 volumes with an eighth book expected for May 5 at the editions Kurokawa. In addition to the classic format, the eighth volume will be released in bookstores in a collector’s box version, an object that fans of the series will be eager to acquire.
What is the release date of Spy x Family?
The animated adaptation of Spy x Family is scheduled for release on April 9, 2022. The series is among the most anticipated new releases in the spring of 2022. The anime notably comes out at the same time as the highly anticipated third season of Kaguya-Sama Love is War. However, the duration of the series remains unknown. We still don’t know what arcs season 1 will cover compared to the manga and if a second season is already planned (or not). This information will certainly be communicated once the current season is over.
Spy x Family arrives in a few days in the huge catalog of Crunchyroll. Since its merger with wakanim, the site has a catalog that can be compared to the Netflix of Japanese animation. The question is whether the new licenses will not get lost too much in the Crunchyroll interface in the middle of the new seasons of the licenses that are very popular with Japanese animation fans. The platform is working on a redesign. Indeed, a beta version of the site is available with an interface closer to major SVOD services, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Disney+ in mind.
What is the storyline of Spy x Family?
Twilight is known as the world’s greatest spy. For his next mission, he must get closer to the president of the National Unity party. However, the man does not show himself in public except for his child’s parent-teacher meetings at the prestigious school in Eden. Twilight must then create a fictitious family to accomplish this mission. However, our spy does not know that the girl he has just adopted is an esper, a young telepath, and that his wife is a professional killer. These atypical characters will get to know each other and discover the values of an ordinary family.
Who is working on the animated adaptation of Spy x Family?
The work of Tatsuya Endo will be adapted by the director Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Ranma ½ , Dororo). The studios responsible for animating Spy x Family are Wit Studio (The attack of the Titans, Rankings of Kings, Vinland Saga) and CloverWorks (Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, The Promised Neverland, Horimiya, Dress Up Darling). As for the seiyu (actors specializing in voice dubbing in Japan), we find Saori Hayami (Shinobu Kocho in demon slayer and Miyuki Shiba in The Irregular at Magic High School) who plays Yor Forger, the mother of this atypical family. Twilight, the spy father known as Loid Forger, is played by Takuya Eguchi (Domas in Ranking of Kings or even Shuji Hanma in tokyo revenge). To complete the family, Atsumi Tanezaki (Inui Sajuna in My Dress-Up Darling and Hinatsuru in demon slayer) lends her voice to the young telepath Anya Forger.
We also know the bands behind the opening and the ending of the adaptation. Thereby, Official High Dandism will work on the opening credits. J-Rock’s band composed Cry Baby, a music used in the opening credits of the anime tokyo revenge. As for the ending, we find Gen Hoshino. He is a voice actor in several animated films (the father in Mirai, my little sister), but also a singer. He notably directed the opening credits of the cult series Doraemon.
Want to know more?
- Shonen Jump + is an exclusively Japanese site, but Shueisha has introduced an application called Manga + in France. Find your favorite manga in French for free to read the latest releases in legal ways. A lot of series are not yet translated, especially Spy x Family, but are available in English or Spanish.
- Ron Kamonohashi: Deranged Detective is a manga also coming from Shonen Jump +. It features a genius but eccentric detective who must collaborate with a policeman to be able to practice his profession. The series is available in English and Spanish on Manga+.
- Mission: Yozakura Family is a manga pre-published in the Weekly Shonen Jump featuring a family of slightly crazy assassins.
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By Milius_MWriting jeuxvideo.com