At Jump Festa 2022 it was revealed that the Jigokuraku anime will be the work of MAPPA, the Jujutsu Kaisen studio, and Shingeki no Kyojin.
At the beginning of this year that is about to end it was announced that the manga of Jigokuraku from Yūji Kaku would have his own anime. Not much else was mentioned back then, but since the Jump Festa 2022 new information arrives.
There it was not only published the first trailer of its animated adaptation and a poster, but the company in charge of it was revealed. It is nothing less than MAP, the studio behind Jujutsu Kaisen Y Shingeki no Kyojin.
It seems that the company is still hell-bent on landing supernatural-themed jobs. Not for nothing is also working on Chainsaw Man.
In charge of the direction of this anime is Kaori Makita from Twittering Birds Never Fly: The Clouds Gather while planning is Twin Engine. The person in charge of the scripts is Akira Kindaichi, who participated in Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e Y Garo -Vanishing Line-.
The character design of Jigokuraku relapse in Koji Hisaki, who worked before in Kids on the Slope Y Banana Fish. The musical section comes from the composer Yoshiaki Dewa, which musicalized Shiroi Suna no Aquatope e Iroduku Sekai no Ashita kara.
Talking about the trailer itself, it looks pretty interesting. The design of characters, enemies and settings, animation and special effects attract attention. It seems like a series to take into account.
For the unaware, this story focuses on two characters: Gabimaru Y Sagiri Asaemon. The first is a skilled ninja who does not care about life and who was sentenced to death.
But no matter how hard they try to kill him, they have not succeeded. As for the second, it is an executioner who recruits him to search for the elixir of immortality. But in order to achieve their goal, both must face fearsome dangers and face the most unusual adventures.
Jigokuraku, which began to be published in Shonen Jump + as of January 2018, it is currently a finished series. Its 13th volume was published last April. How far will you want to go MAP with the anime?
The available material exceeds a first season of 12 or 24 episodes. Perhaps you have more than one installment among your plans. Although the decision of how far it will go rests entirely with the production committee.
In addition to the anime of Jigokuraku, which still does not have an exit window, it was revealed that there will be a staging of the series and it will be in the fall of 2022. Thanks to Anime News Network for the report.