‘Kijin Gentoushou’ Delays Broadcast to 2025

The official website of the Kijin Gentoushou (Sword of the Demon Hunter: Kijin Gentoushou) television anime series announced on Wednesday that the broadcast as been postponed to 2025 due to production delays. The anime was initially scheduled to broadcast for two cours with a 1-hour special premiere on June 27.

Kazuya Aiura (Assassins Pride) helms the anime at Yokohama Animation Lab. Deko Akao (Ragna Crimson) is handling the series composition and Tarou Ikegami (Seiken Densetsu: Legend of Mana – The Teardrop Crystal) is designing the characters. Ryuuichi Takada (MONACA) (Summertime Render), Keiichi Hirokawa (MONACA) (Shangri-La Frontier: Kusoge Hunter, Kamige ni Idoman to su), and Kuniyuki Takahashi (MONACA) (Liar Liar) are composing the music.

The anime adapts Motoo Nakanishi‘s historical fantasy novels which was originally penned on the novel publishing website Arcadia between January 2013 and May 2016, followed by a continuation that ran on the Shousetsuka ni Narou website in September–October that year. Futabasha began publishing the novel with illustrations by Tamaki in June 2019. The 14th volume shipped in November 2023.

Yuu Satomi began serializing a manga adaptation in Monthly Action magazine in September 2021. Futabasha shipped the sixth volume on February 29.

Seven Seas Entertainment licensed the light novel and manga adaptation in February 2022. The sixth light novel volume is scheduled to go on sale on August 27 while the manga’s fourth volume shipped on March 19.

Source: Oricon News

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