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Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys Anime Reveals Cast and Premiere Date

Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys Anime Reveals Cast and Premiere Date

The official website for Twin Engine‘s first original television anime Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys (Bucchigire!) has debuted the anime’s first full promotional video and key visual. Cast information and a premiere day were also announced.

The story is set in the era when the samurai rule Japan. However, the Shinsengumi police force has been all but wiped out by an unknown foe, save one survivor. Seven criminals have been chosen as substitutes for the Shinsengumi. To ensure law and order in Kyoto, a top-secret replacement operation is set in motion.

The anime will premiere on the Tokyo MX channel on July 8 at 10:30 pm. Amazon Prime Video and Hikari TV will stream the anime in Japan simultaneously with its television broadcast.

What the Trailer Tells Us


Main characters include the following:

  • Gen Sato as Ichibanboshi
  • Shunichi Toki as Sakuya
  • Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Heisuke Todo
  • Fukushi Ochiai as Bo
  • Yuto Uemura as Suzuran
  • Wataru Takagi as Gyataro
  • Shinichiro Miki as Sogen
  • Sumire Uesaka as Akira

Production Staff

Tetsuo Hirakawa is directing the anime, which is an original work.

Studio Geno is animating the series.

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Shaman King author, Hiroyuki Takei, did the original character designs, while Masafumi Yokota adapted them for the anime. Director Hirakawa is also overseeing the series composition. Additionally, Yasuharu Takanashi is composing music for the work. The anime was announced in March of this year.

Other members of the production team are


  • Sub-Character Designs: Toshie KawamuraNaho Kozono
  • Art: Inspired
  • Art Director: Sachiko Nishiguchi
  • Art Advisor: Osamu Masuyama
  • Color Key Artist: Haruko Nobori
  • Compositing Director of Photography: Nozomi Shitara (T2 Studio)
  • 3D CG Director: Hisashi Akimoto (T2 Studio)
  • Editing: Hitomi Sudō (REAL-T)
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Yano
  • Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
  • Sound Production: Ai Addiction
  • Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
Sourced from Twitter

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