The promotional video for the upcoming anime adaptation of Kouta Hirano’s Drifters manga has been revealed during the Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair event on Saturday. The video was released by NBC Universal Entertainment Japan; it notes that the anime is celebrating the 70th anniversary of Shonengahosa which is the publisher of the original manga. The video also outlines the main staff for the anime series.
Drifters Original Storyline:
The story of the manga centers around Shimazu Toyohisa, the real-life samurai who fought in the pivotal Battle of Sekigahara. In his dying moments, Shimazu is transported to a world of magic with other famous warriors throughout history. These warriors are forced to fight each other in an endless battle.
- Setting Research: Seiichi Shirato
- Art Director: Ken’ichi Tatefuji
- CG Producer: Garyo Tanaka
- CG Director: Tomohisa Takae
- Color Key: Haruko Nobori
- Sound Director: Yota Tsuruoka
- Letter Design: Setta
- Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
- Production: Drifters Production Committee