The previously announced Chained Soldier (Mato Seihei no Slave) anime will premiere in 2023. The information was revealed at the end of the special video about the production of the anime, which was narrated by Yuya Hirose, who voices the main character. In addition to the premiere date, character designs for the main duo of Chained Soldier anime, Yuki Wakura and Kyouka Uzen (voiced by Akari Kito) have also been revealed.
The previously announced cast of the series includes:
- Hina Tachibana as Nei Okawamura
- Yume Miyamoto as Himari Azuma
- Mari Hino as Shushu Suruga
- Reina Ueda as Sahara Wakasa
- Maaya Uchida as Tenka Izumo
- Nene Hieda as Yachiho Azuma
Goro Kuji is directing the series at studio Seven Arcs with Junji Nishimura as the chief director. Yasuhiro Nakanishi is working on the series composition, while Ryota Kano and Akira Kindaichi are writing the scripts. Hiroyuki Yoshii is in charge of the character designs and Kaoru Nishimura is doing coloring.
Shueisha has been serializing Takahiro’s Mato Seihei no Slave (Chained Soldier) with Yohei Takemura as the illustrator on Shonen Jump+ since 2019, and it currently has 10 volumes in circulation. Yen Press licensed the manga series in English and describes the plot as:
Decades ago, gates to an otherworldly and dangerous dimension known as Mato—the “Demon City”—appeared across Japan. Those who partook in the “peaches” growing there gained unique abilities—but only if they’re girls. When down-in-the-dumps high school boy Yuuki Wakura finds himself caught up in a gate, he’s saved by Kyouka Uzen, the beautiful commander of the 7th squad of the Demon Defense Force, who…orders him to become her slave?!
Source: Official Twitter
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