Onimusha Anime Series: Netflix Reveals Trailer

Netflix made has just made waves today by unveiling key details for its Onimusha Anime series. The streaming giant released an English-subtitled trailer, additional visuals, and announced a worldwide premiere date set for November 2.

A Stellar Cast Takes on Onimusha Anime Roles

The Onimusha Anime series boasts a remarkable lineup of voice actors to bring life into the game’s beloved characters. Akio Ōtsuka voices Musashi Miyamoto, while Toshihiko Seki will be the voice behind Kojiro Sasaki. With additional names like Houchu Ohtsuka and Daiki Yamashita joining to round out the cast the series is well-positioned to deliver a captivating experience.

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Behind-the-Scenes of the Onimusha Anime Series

Director Shinya Sugai, known for “Walking Meat” and “Dragon’s Dogma,” heads the project at Sublimation. He is backed by Hideyuki Kurata, the writer responsible for critically acclaimed works like “Made in Abyss” and “Goblin Slayer.” Composer Koji Endo, famous for his work in “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable” and “Blade of the Immortal,” is on board to shape the musical landscape of the series.

Shochiku takes on the role of historical supervision, and Keiji Tsuji, recognized for “13 Assassins” and the live-action “Blade of the Immortal,” serves as the stunt coordinator. Character designs come from Kim Jung Gi, with the exception of Miyamoto Musashi, designed by Manilyn Toledana.

A Supervising Touch by Takashi Miike

Adding further gravitas to the project, famed director Takashi Miike serves as the supervising director. His iconic work includes like “Audition,” “First Love,” and “Ichi the Killer,” promising an elevated level of storytelling and cinematic flair.

Onimusha Anime Gets a Modern Musical Touch

Adding to the excitement, Netflix also revealed the series’ theme song, “The Loneliest” by Måneskin. The song adds a modern edge to the Onimusha Anime series, aligning it with contemporary tastes while honoring its Sengoku-era roots.

The Onimusha Legacy Continues

Since its debut in 2001, the Onimusha game series has garnered a dedicated following. After that, 2019 remaster of one of its iconic games have kept the Onimusha brand in the public eye.

Final Thoughts

In conclusion, this adaptation appears to have all the right ingredients to set it up for success. With its all-star cast and seasoned creative team, we’ll be looking to watch the November 2 premiere. The Onimusha anime series certainly has the potential to be an exciting new chapter in the franchise’s long-standing history.

Sources: Anime News Network, Netflix’s anime YouTube channel,

Author: Jeremy

Jeremy was first introduced to anime with heavily edited versions of Mazinger Z (aka Tranzor Z in the US), GoLion (aka Voltron) and Macross (aka Robotech) while growing up in the 1980's. Since then his tastes have evolved into a fairly eclectic mix of anime with a soft-spot for underdog shonen stories, psychological/cyber-punk stories and select love comedies. Jeremy was also the head organizer of Anime Souffle anime club in Los Angeles. It was at an Anime Souffle meeting where he met Michael Huang and eventually was invited to join as a guest co-host for Scattered Cells Podcast episode #6 in February of 2007. Afterwards he became an official part of the Anime Diet crew.

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