The most recent issue of Shueisha’s monthly magazine Jump Square has revealed that the recently announce anime adaptation of Takaya Kagami, Daisuke Furuya and Yamato Yamamoto’s manga Owari no Seraph (Seraph of the End) will be animated by Wit Studio.
Wit Studio is known for the production of the 2013 anime adaptation of Hajime Isayama’s manga Attack on Titan. Additionally, the magazine also revealed the first members of the anime’s staff:
- Director: Daisuke Tokutsuchi (Debut directing role, Attack on Titan episode director)
- Assistant Director: Masashi Koizuka (Various roles on Attack on Titan, Baccano! Key Animator)
- Series Composer and Screenplay Writer: Hiroshi Seko (Attack on Titan, Zankyou no Terror)
- Anime Character Designer: Satoshi Kadowaki (Various roles on Attack on Titan, Black Rock Shooter Key Animator)
- Storyboard Artist: Hiroki Shinagawa (Medaka Box)
- Animation Studio: Wit Studio (Attack on Titan)
Owari no Seraph (Seraph of the End) is a manga series written by Takaya Kagami, illustrated by Yamato Yamamoto and storyboarded by Daisuke Furuya. Kagami is also the creator of the The Legend of the Legendary Heroes light novel series, and Yamamoto is known for illustrating the Kure-nai light novels, both of which already received anime adaptations. The series began in 2012 in Shueisha’s Jump Square magazine and to date has a total of 6 volumes published.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
One day, a mysterious virus appeared on Earth which killed every infected human over the age of 13. At the same time, vampires emerged from the world’s dark recesses and enslaved mankind. Enter Hyakuya Yuuichirou, a young boy, who along with the rest of the children from his orphanage, are treated as livestock by the vampires. Even in captivity, Yuuichirou dreams big. He dreams of killing vampires. He dreams of killing them all.
Further details about the anime adaptation of Owari no Seraph will be released in future issues of Jump Square magazine.
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You can visit the manga’s website here: http://jumpsq.shueisha.co.jp/rensai/owarinoseraph/
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