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.
A teaser video for the anime had been posted too featuring some flashy fights between the main protagonist Taikōbō and Bunchūō. In the video, major supporting roles such as Kō Hiko, Fugen Shinjin, Shin Kōhyō, and the main villain So Dakki also appeared.
- 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.