A recent issue of Shueisha’s Young Jump magazine has announced that Satoru Noda’s Golden Kamuy manga is getting a TV anime adaptation. No other details were revealed in the announcement.
Here is the announcement video for the adaptation:
Golden Kamuy is a historical, action adventure manga written and illustrated by Satoru Noda. The series debuted in 2014 under Shueisha’s Young Jump magazine. To date a total of 11 compiled volumes have been produced, with over 3.2 million copies in circulation. The 11th volume of the manga will release in Japan on September 19. The series won the 2016 Manga Taisho award and is nominated for Best General Manga at the 2016 Kodansha Manga Awards and the 20th Annual Tezuka Osamu Cultural Prize.
Here is the series synopsis from MAL:
In Hokkaido, the far northern lands of Japan, Sugimoto survived the Russo-Japanese war of the Meiji era. Nicknamed “Invincible Sugimoto” during the war, he now seeks the riches promised by the gold rush in hopes of saving the widowed wife of his now deceased comrade from the war. During his hunt for gold, he finds hints of a hidden stash of gold by corrupt criminals. Partnering with an Ainu girl that saves his life from the harsh climates of the north, they venture into a survival adventure in a race against the criminals that seek the hidden stash.
A TV anime adaptation has been announced for Golden Kamuy. Further details about the anime, including the production staff and air window, will be revealed at a later date.
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