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Orient Anime Gets First Trailer, Additional Cast, and Release Date

The upcoming anime Orient has finally revealed its first trailer together with two additional cast members. The anime begins airing in January 2022, the official website announced.

You can watch the first trailer for the anime below:

Orient Anime first trailer

The main cast include Yuma Uchida (Shinya Yukimura) as Musashi and Soma Saito (Tatsumi) as Kojiro Kanemaki. The additional cast includes:

Rie Takashi (Megumin) as Tsugumi Hattori

Takashi Rie, and Tsugumi Hattori’s character sketch

Satoshi Hino (Kyojuro Rengoku) as Naotora Takeda

Satoshi Hino, and Notara Takeda’s character sketch

Orient is a Japanese manga series by Shinobu Ohtaka. Kodansha started publishing it in May 2018 and it currently has 12 volumes. Tetsuya Yanagisawa (High School DxD) is directing the series, while Takahiro Kishida is in charge of character designs. Studio A.C.G.T. (Freezing) will take care of the animation.

You can also check out the key visual for the Orient anime below:

Orient key visual

At age 10, best friends Musashi and Kojiro sat in excited silence as Kojiro’s father spun tales of evil demons who preyed on the innocent, and the warriors who defeated them. Practicing swordplay, the two swear an oath to become the strongest in the world. But as they grow up, Kojiro turns cynical, and Musashi comes to realize that he can’t turn back 150 years of demon rule on his own. He’s being called a prodigy with a pickaxe, and he’s almost ready to settle for a life of labor. Yet he can’t shake the feeling that he still has a responsibility to act…and, soon, the injustices of his world will force his hand…

Kodansha Comics

Source: Official Website

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