Sakamoto Days Anime Announced For 2025

Highlights

  • Followers rejoice as Sakamoto Days lastly will get greenlit for an anime adaptation after lengthy anticipation.
  • Former murderer now comfort retailer proprietor Taro Sakamoto faces a life-changing ultimatum.
  • With veteran voice actor Tomokazu Sugita onboard, upcoming sequence set to premiere in January 2025.



For some time now, followers of Shōnen Leap’s hit story a few retired murderer have been pining for an announcement concerning an anime adaptation, particularly given the lengthy listing of variations of different titles within the journal. On Monday, 27 Might, the announcement lastly got here, because the anime adaptation of Yuto Suzuki’s Sakamoto Days was introduced, with the sequence set to premiere in January 2025.

The announcement got here with a teaser trailer and key visible, revealing a number of the workers and the one that shall be voicing the sequence’ titular character. The teaser could be discovered beneath.


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Story and Backgrounds

The World’s Finest Murderer

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🄫 Suzuki Yuto/Shueisha, SAKAMOTO DAYS Manufacturing Committee

Taro Sakamoto was as soon as identified within the underworld as an unmatched hitman; nonetheless, he has since retired from that life, getting married and beginning a household. Now simply the typical proprietor of a comfort retailer, shadows from his former life proceed to comply with him, with one among his former associates giving him an ultimatum: return to the lifetime of an murderer, or die.

The Sakamoto Days manga has been serialized in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Leap journal since November 2020, with 16 volumes revealed up to now, 11 of which have been translated to English. The upcoming Sakamoto Days anime sequence shall be produced by TMS Leisure (Fruits Basket [2019]), with Masaki Watanabe (unit director, Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero) serving as director, Taku Kishimoto (sequence composition, Blue Lock) as sequence composer, and character designer Yō Moriyama (eyecatch design, Assault on Titan). Together with the solid, it was introduced that Tomokazu Sugita, who voices Gintoki Sakata, the primary character of Gintama, could be the voice of Sakamoto.


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Will Sakamoto Days Be on Netflix?

Sakamoto and Family – Sakamoto Days Teaser Trailer May 27 2024
Sakamoto and Household – Sakamoto Days Teaser Trailer Might 27 2024

Final week, there have been stories that an article within the Might difficulty of License International listed the varied IPs set to be licensed by Netflix over the course of this 12 months and into 2025, together with Sakamoto Days; nonetheless, the article cited within the aforementioned stories doesn’t characteristic the upcoming anime on both listing (anymore?), so it isn’t but confirmed if the sequence is about to be on Netflix, neither is there any additional details about the sequence past Monday’s announcement, however that is positive to vary within the coming weeks and months. Sakamoto Days is about to premiere in January 2025.

Supply: Crunchyroll

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