The original work Shinobi no Ittoki was announced in February 2022 and was a part of the fall 2022 anime season. The show is now moving onto the next phase of its distribution and life cycle as Australian distributor Madman Entertainment has set the home video release plan. Previously scheduled, the set has now been formally solicited to retailers with a November 8th, 2023 release, it’ll be a two-disc bilingual set with the full run. Extras are listed as including the clean theme songs only at this point.
The series has Shuu Watanabe directing it with Minato Takano handling the scripts. Isamu Suzuki is handling the character designs and serving as the chief animation director with TROYCA handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Ryota Ohsaka as Ittoki Sakuraba, Katsuyuki Konishi as Tokisada Kaga, Haruka Shiraishi as Kōsetsu, Kikuko Inoue as Yuka Sakuraba, Aoi Yuki as Kirei Kisegawa, Hitomi Sekine as Ryoko Suzuno, And Miyu Tomita as Satomi Tsubaki, Atsushi Imaruoka as Gantetsu Suzunone, Kenyu Horiuchi as Kisuke Ninokuru, Kenji Nomura as Kurodo Dazai, Kaori Nakamura as Yachiyo Mochizuki, Hiroki Maeda as Nishina Amadeus Yoshinaka, Masashi Nogawa as Enya, Kazuyuki Okitsu as IBORO, Yuka Nukui as Mandara Samuragochi, Yo Taichi as Mandara Samuragochi, Koichi Soma as Benkeimuso, and Yo Taichi as Samon Katori.
Plot Concept: Ittoki Sakuraba was an ordinary student, until his life was turned upside down! He finds out that he is the 19th heir of the famous Iga Ninjas. The Iga must try to defend what is theirs from the Koga, a rivaling clan seeking to end Ittoki’s life. Ittoki is left with no choice but to become a shinobi that’s strong enough to not only protect himself, but also his village. Now a student at Kokuten Ninja Academy, a high school specializing in shinobi techniques, Ittoki learns the way of the modern-day ninja, equipped with high-tech suits and gadgets. Together with students from other villages, Ittoki clashes with the Koga in an attempt to end the rivalry once and for all.
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