Muse Asia Licenses The Elusive Samurai, SHY Season 2 Anime – News

Anime premieres in Japan on July 6


Muse Asia introduced final Friday that it has licensed the tv anime of Yūsei Matsui‘s The Elusive Samurai (Nigejōzu no Wakagimi) manga, as properly because the second season of the anime adaptation of Bukimi Miki‘s SHY manga.

Muse Asia will announce distribution particulars for The Elusive Samurai at a later date. The anime will premiere in Japan on July 6.

The anime will star rookie voice actress Asaki Yuikawa as Hojo Tokiyuki and Yūichi Nakamura as Suwa Yorishige.

The forged consists of:

Yuta Yamazaki (assistant director for Wonder Egg Priority, collection director for each Love Rice collection) is directing the anime at CloverWorks, and Yasushi Nishiya (chief animation director for Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us, Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!) is designing the characters.

Viz Media and MANGA Plus are each concurrently releasing new chapters of the manga in English digitally as they debut in Japan.

Viz Media can be releasing the manga in print, and the corporate describes the primary quantity:

After the bloodbath of his household by the traitor Ashikaga Takauji, Tokiyuki flees with the assistance of a handful of loyal retainers who’ve additionally survived the purge. Certainly one of them is Suwa Yorishige, an ally of the Hojo clan and lord of Suwa Province. The marginally odd Yorishige additionally claims to be clairvoyant and foretells that Tokiyuki will someday grow to be the ruler of Japan. However for the second, escaping from enemy territory is the precedence!

Picture courtesy of Bandai Namco Filmworks

Muse Asia will start streaming the second season of SHY on Tuesday at 12:00 a.m. GMT +8. The anime will premiere in Japan on Monday.

The primary season debuted in Japan in October 2023. Muse Asia streamed the anime because it aired in Japan.

Masaomi Andō (Astra Lost in Space, Scum’s Wish, School-Live!) directed the collection at studio 8-Bit (Blue Lock, Encouragement of Climb). Kōsaku Taniguchi was the assistant director, Yasuhiro Nakanishi wrote and oversaw the collection scripts, Yūichi Tanaka was the primary character designer, and Hinako Tsubakiyama composed the music. MindaRyn carried out the opening theme track “Shiny Lady.”

Yen Press is releasing the manga collection in English, and it describes the story:

Earth was getting ready to a 3rd World Struggle when super-powered people got here forth from every nation across the globe, ending the battle and ushering in a brand new period of relative peace. Amongst these heroes, Japan is represented by a timid younger woman referred to as “Shy.” She might spend extra time worrying about her personal shortcomings than she does battling villains, however she’ll present the world that regardless of all of it she nonetheless has the center of a hero!

Supply: Muse Asia‘s Facebook page (link 2)

Disclosure: Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc. (Dawn) is a non-controlling, minority shareholder in Anime Information Community Inc.

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