Set for a summer 2020 debut with plans for a bit roll out at Anime Expo ahead of it next year, Gibiate has now updated with some new information. The latest update reveals some of the main cast for the project with:
- Tetsuya Kakihara as Sensui Kanzaki
- Yukiyo Fujii as Kathleen Funada
- Hiroki Touchi as Kenroku Sanada
- Michio Hazama as Yukinojyo Onikura
With a multilingual site and trailers for each of them available, the new show lists Yoshitaka Amano as working on the original character designs. Naoki Serizawa is handling monster design on it. Ryo Aoki is listed on the site as working on the original story and serving on the project planning side.
— GIBIATE PROJECT????????????? (@gibiateproject) October 7, 2019
Plot Concept: The Year is 2030 Japan. A Virus outbreak has covered the earth. Once infected, patients become monsters and changes the form depending on age, sex and nationality. The virus is called “Gibier”(wild game for many varieties). A Edo era time traveling Samurai and Shinobi appear in the post apocalyptic ruins. Helping a doctor who has dedicated his career for researching the cure for “Gibier”, hordes of Gibier after them, outlaws who attack the travelers for food – everywhere you turn, danger is upon them!