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Revenger Original TV Anime's 3rd Promo Video Reveals Full Staff, January 5 Premiere, Ending Theme Artist

Nov 25, 2022 09:43 AM

The official website for visual novel developer Nitroplus and distributor Shochiku's Revenger original television anime began streaming the show's third promotional video on Friday. The video reveals the show's main staff, including story planner and scriptwriter Gen Urobuchi. The video also reveals that the anime will premiere on January 5.

Ribenjiya is credited with the original work. Shochiku, Ajiado, and Nitroplus are credited with the show's planning. Masaya Fujimori (Kemono Jihen, Izetta: The Last Witch, Fairy Tail the Movie: Phoenix Priestess) is directing the anime at Ajiado. Nitroplus' Gen Urobuchi (Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero) is the original storywriter, and is also in charge of series scripts. Urobuchi is also writing the scripts alongside Nitroplus' Renji Ōki (Azure Lane, Bubble). Jiro Suzuki and Yuushi designed the characters, and Yuji Hosogoe is adapting those designs for animation. Hosogoe is also the chief animation director alongside Yuki Nishioka and Emiko Endo. Jun Futamata is composing the music.

Additionally, Hotaka Okamoto is the art director, Naomi Nakano is the color designer, Teppei Satō is the director of photography, and Akiko Fujita is the sound director.

Maaya Sakamoto performs the show's ending theme song "un_mute."

Revenger Original TV Anime's 3rd Promo Video Reveals Full Staff, January 5 Premiere, Ending Theme Artist

The anime stars:

  • Hisako Kanemoto as Nio
  • Yuichiro Umehara as Yuen Usui
  • Jun Kasama as Raizo Kurima
  • Shunsuke Takeuchi as Teppa Murakami
  • Shouta Hayama as Soji

The anime will have an advance screening event on December 10.

The "dark hero action" anime centers on Raizo Kurima, a man who was betrayed by someone he trusted, and now he has no place to return. He is now a hitman working for the organization Revenger, which takes revenge on behalf those who have no power. He works at the "Ribenjiya" store that acts as a general store on the outside, while hiding the Revenger organization beneath the surface. His coworkers include a physician with destructive impulses, a beautiful and androgynous young man who is both cruel and innocent, a gambler who loves money and alcohol, and an intelligent lacquer craftsman. The five men start to build a strange friendship through working together.

Crunchyroll will stream the anime worldwide except in Asia.

Sources: Revenger anime's website, Comic Natalie