There are tons of things to look forward in the upcoming Hoshin Engi 2018 anime as the new details were revealed on November 1, 2017. Among these important details is the full title of the 2018 remake of Hoshin Engi (Soul Hunter) which is Hakyū Hōshin Engi anime. It is scheduled to premiere on January 12, as part of the winter 2018 anime lineup. Currently, the first quarter of 2018 is filled with so many exciting anime to look forward including this as well as Overlord, and Seven Deadly Sins The Revival of Commandments.
- Kensho Ono as Taikōbō
- Yūichi Nakamura as Yōzen
- KENN as Kō Tenka
- Tomoaki Maeno as Bunchūō
- Makoto Furukawa as Nataku
- Takahiro Sakurai as Sūpūshan
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kō Hiko
- Nobunaga Shimazaki as Fugen Shinjin
- Kousuke Toriumi as Shin Kōhyō
Soul Hunter Plot
The fantasy manga and the first anime adaptation takes place thousands of years ago. An evil sorceress has bewitched the emperor of a powerful dynasty and he has become a mindless puppet. The country is in shambles and evil spirits lurk everywhere. The Confederation of the Immortal Masters plan a bold mission: they send a young master wizard to hunt down the villains and evil warlocks in the devastated lands.
Code name: Yu Alexius is an ambiguous entity who loves to talk about anime and Chinese animation in general. An insatiable soul from the Pearl of the Orient, a frustrated writer and a Houtarou Oreki wanna-be. He is a piece of a lunatic and everything crazy.