Nisio Isin×Hikaru Nakamura “Juuni Taisen” will be Animated. Usagi (Hare) will be voiced by Nobuhiko Okamoto!
Teaser video will be announced at AnimeJapan2017
Novel “Juuni Taisen” written by Nisio Isin and illustrated by Hikaru Nakamura will be animated.
This novel is based on one-shot comic “Doushitemo Kanaetai Tatta Hitotsu no Negai to Wari to Soudemo Nai 99 no Negai”, written by Nisio Isin (“Bakemonogatari”, “Okitegami Kyōko no Bibōroku”) and drawn by Hikaru Nakamura (“Arakawa Under the Bridge”, “Saint Young Men”) for a project called “Oogiri”. “Oogiri” was a project between Nisio Isin and famous manga artists to produce one-shot comics.
“Juuni Taisen” is a killing war between 12 characters: Rat, Ox, Tiger, Hare, Dragon, Serpent, Horse, Sheep, Monkey, Cock, Dog, and Boar. These characters are based on the twelve signs of the Chinese zodiac, and survivor of the battle will get a chance to make their wish to come true. Battle royal of stratagem and massacre to survive is starting.
Furthermore, animation work will be by Graphinica, and one of the 12 characters called “Usagi (Hare)” will be voiced by Nobuhiko Okamoto.
Stage event will be held at AnimeJapan2017
Nobuhiko Okamoto, Takanori Asada (chief editor of Shueisha j BOOKS) and Kazuto Matsumura (avex pictures) will be on stage at avex pictures booth (J79). The event will be held on March 26 13:20~14:00 and some newest information will be announced.
TV anime “Juuni Taisen”
Official website: http://12taisen.com/
Official Twitter: @12taisen