Orient is a new Japanese animated series based on Shinobu Ohtaka’s manga of the same name. In January of this year, the manga was taken up for a television anime series, with animation handled by A.C.G.T. Tetsuya Yanagisawa and Mariko Kunisawa directing and writing the screenplays, respectively.
Takahiro Kishida created the character designs, and Hideyuki Fukasawa wrote the soundtrack for the film. Between May 2018 and January 2021, Weekly Shnen Magazine serialised the manga series, which was subsequently turned over to Bessatsu Shnen Magazine in February of this year. Let’s see what this new anime has in store for its audience.
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The anime follows Musashi, a young boy who lives during the Sengoku period in Japanese history. Demons ruled during the period, and Samurai were thought unfit for the job. Due to his extraordinary abilities, Musashi will be seen facing the demons.
It will be fascinating to observe how his trip unfolds, packed with many adventures and problems, battles with the ruler, and encounters with new friends and adversaries, all of which will finally lead him to accomplish his ultimate desire.
Who is there in the Orient?
Yuma Uchida provides the voice of Musashi, Rie Takahashi provides the voice of Tsugumi Hattori, Soma Saito provides the voice of Kojiro Kanemaki, Azumi Waki provides the voice of Nanao Inusaka, Satoshi Hino provides the voice of Naotora Takeda, and Hiro Shimono provides the voice of Shir Inukai.
Jisai Kanemaki is voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi, Aoshi Sanada is spoken by Haruki Ishiya, Shunrai Yamamoto is voiced by Saori nishi, and Hideo Kosameda is voiced by Wataru Hatano. The animation will be in Japanese by default because no English cast has been chosen for voice acting.
When is Orient going to be released?
On January 6, 2022, the new anime Orient will premiere. Break Out will be the opening theme for the first episode, composed by Da-ice. Naniiro by Wataru Hatano, on the other hand, is the series’ last theme tune.
The episodes will be released on a weekly basis on Wednesdays at 24.00 JST, which translates to Thursday at 0:00 a.m. JST. For genre fans, this historic adventure-filled series will be worth watching; hence, it should be added to your watch list.
What are the best places to watch Orient?
On an above-mentioned day, the anime Orient will be shown on T.V., Tokyo, and AT-X in Japan. Crunchyroll has licensed the anime for international distribution. As a result, even if you are not a Japanese resident, you will be able to watch the series that the platform will be showing with subtitles in a variety of languages.