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    New PV for Bushiroad Original Anime Reveals Tons of Info (Video)

    Last Tuesday, Bushiroad held a conference revealing its new anime project, titled Joran: The Princess of Snow and Blood. The anime’s PV revealed the opening to be “Exist” by RAISE A SUILEN.

    Joran: The Princess of Snow and Blood will be a historical anime set in an alternate version of 1931 Japan. In this version, the Tokugawa shogunate was never abolished and the Meiji emperor was never brought back to power.

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    Within this new society, there is an organization called “Nue”, who are a group of shogunate executioners whose purpose is to enforce the shogunate rule. As a warning to Japanese history buffs, it should be clear at this point that there will be intentional historical discrepancies in the anime.

    Photo by Bushiroad

    Here is the cast list:

    • Shouta Aoi as Makoto Tsukishiro
    • Ayasa Itō as Asahi Nakamura
    • Suzuko Mimori as Sawa Yukimura
    • Raychell as Elena Hanakaze
    • Chikahiro Kobayashi as Jin Kuzuhara

    In the past, Bushiroad has worked on Love Live! School Idol Project and Haganai: I don’t have many friends. This new anime seems to be of a more serious tone, so it’ll be interesting to see how Bushiroad drives the story of the show.

    Photo by Bushiroad

    Joran: The Princess of Snow and Blood is set to premiere on April 6 on the NTV channel. Episodes will also release one week early on Hulu Japan.

    There is a stage adaptation of Joran: The Princess of Snow and Blood in the works and is set to premiere sometime in the Fall. A manga adaptation is also currently in the works.

    What are your first impressions of this new anime series? Let us know in the comments below!

    Source: Anime News Network

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