Meiji Gekken: 1874 Anime Premieres in Japan on January 14, 2024
The original TV anime Meiji Gekken: 1874 is set to premiere on BS Shochiku Tokyu in Japan on January 14, 2024. The announcement followed the anime's official website releasing a two-minute trailer, new key visual, staff and cast information on December 8. The staff includes: Original Idea: Tsukasa Sakurai, Naoki Totsuka Director: Jin Tamamura ( A Sister's All You Need ) Series Composition: Naoki Totsuka Character Design: Sei Nishikiori, Masayori Komine Music: Shuji Katayama Production Studio: Tsumugi Akita Anime Lab Produced by: Crunchyroll The voice cast includes: Shizuma Orikasa voiced by Yuichi Nakamura (Satoru Gojo in JUJUTSU KAISEN ) Kyoshiro Shurakami voiced by Satoshi Mikami (Michael Ostrog in Golden Kamuy ) Sumie Kanomata/Hinatsuru voiced by Tomoyo Kurosawa (Kumiko Omae in Sound! Euphonium ) Senri Kuroki voiced by Lynn (Miorine Rembran in Mobile Suit Gundam: The Witch from Mercury ) Takebe Hiramatsu voiced by Kazuhiro Yamaji (John Grizzly in Ron Kamonohashi's Forbidden Deductions ) Ryuzo Moriya voiced by Katsuhisa Houki (General Raven in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood ) Meiji Gekken was originally announced as part of the Crunchyroll Originals slate in February 2020 . A broadcast time for Crunchyroll will be announced at a later date. The anime's official website describes the story: The year is 1874. Shizuma Orikasa, a former samurai of the Aizu Domain who working as rickshaw puller now, is searching for his missing fiance, Sumie Kanomata. However, an incident leads him to become a member of the newly established Police (police force), and he finds himself in pursuit of a plot to overthrow the government. At the same time, the Moriya yakuza clan receives a guest, Kyoshiro Shuragami, a skilled swordsman. At the clan that is connected to the mastermind behind the plan to overthrow the government, he gradually consolidates his position for his own purpose. Thus, the drama of fate between Shizuma and Kyoshiro begins to unfold. In the process, ironic encounters and partings await Shizuma. Source : BS Shochiku Tokyu official website © 2024 Crunchy Onigiri,LLC © BS SHOCHIKU TOKYU Co.,Ltd. All rights reserved.

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