The Gibiate anime was recently set for a July 8th, 2020 premiere date in Japan and now it has firmed up some of its overseas plans. Crunchyroll has announced their pickup of the show with plans for a July 15th, 2020 debut where it’ll be available in North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania, and the Middle East.
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.
The Japanese cast includes Tetsuya Kakihara as Sensui Kanzaki, Yukiyo Fujii as Kathleen Funada, Hiroki Touchi as Kenroku Sanada, Michio Hazama as Yukinojyo Onikura, Shūichi Ikeda as Dr. Yoshinaga, Hiroki Nanami as Hatonami Ayame, Hiromi Sakimoto as Mikimoto Isao, Emi Ito as Funada Yurika, Ryohei Kimura as Katsunori Hamuro, Kōji Ishii as Renjiro Hatonami, Hozumi Gōda as Guren Soshigaya, and Fukushi Ochiai as Hidenori Sakuma.
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). An 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!