A new anime adaptation has been announced with The Blue Wolves of Mibu getting the nod. The manga from Tsuyoshi Yasuda which began in October 2021 as serialized in Weekly Shonen Magainze. It has ten volumes out as of the announcement with Kodansha USA bringing it out digitally in English and having plans for a print release in the spring of 2024.
The anime adaptation has Kumiko Habara directing it from the series scripts by Kenta Ihara. Yuko Oba and Miyako Nishida is handling the character designs with Maho Film handling the animation production.
Check out the promo and key visual below.
The Japanese cast includes:
Plot Concept: Nio is an orphan who can’t help dreaming of a better world. In this action-packed manga, he meets two men who show him how much a few swords can change history.
This riveting samurai series from the acclaimed creator of DAYS shares its setting with Rurouni Kenshin and chronicles the founding of the Shinsengumi by handsome and volatile men fighting for justice…and for themselves!