Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys Anime
Tetsuo Hirakawa (e.g. Grimoire of Zero, YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world.) directs Geno Studio (Golden Kamuy, Genocidal Organ) and at the same time supervises the scripts. The original character designs, however, are by Hiroyuki Takei, the creator of the “Shaman King” manga. Masafumi Yokota then adapts these character designs for animation. Sachiko Nishiguchi is on board as art director and Satoshi Yano takes over as sound director.
The music is by Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail, Naruto Shippuden). The ending “Danzai Democracy” will be by Jizo Sonzai. The TV premiere of the anime will take place on July 8, 2022 in Japan. At the same time as the TV broadcast, the work will be streamed in Japan on Amazon Prime Video and Hikari TV. The streaming service, Crunchyroll (Classroom of the Elite) was able to secure the rights and will show the series in a simulcast.
Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys: Opening video
Shine On! Bakumatsu Bad Boys: Action
In the time when the samurai ruled Japan … Masked demons have completely eradicated almost all members of the Shinsengumi, leaving only one member. It is constantly committed to maintaining peace and public order in Kyoto. To keep up appearances, seven criminals were chosen as doppelgängers for the Shinsengumi to protect Kyoto. Led by Ichibanboshi, whose parents were also murdered, they now hunt down the Masked Demons to avenge the death of his parents.