It’s time to get wild, because a new key visual (above), a new preview video (below), and the main cast have all been revealed for Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys (known in Japan as Bucchigire!), an upcoming original TV anime that explores a world where the Shinsengumi police squad is replaced a group of ne’er-do-wells that are forced to assume the identities of those charged with protecting the mean streets of Kyoto.
The main cast for the series includes:
Gen Satō as Ichibanboshi, the replacement for Kondō Isami.
Shun’ichi Toki as Sakuya, the replacement for Hijikata Toshizō.
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Tōdō Heisuke, the sole surviving member of the Shinsengumi.
Sumire Uesaka as Akira, the replacement for Okita Sōji.
Shin-ichiro Mik as Sogen, the replacement for Yamanami Keisuke.
Yūto Uemura as Suzuran, the replacement for Saitō Hajime.
Wataru Takagi as Gyataro, the replacement for Nagakura Shinpachi.
And Fukushi Ochiai as Bo, the replacement for Harada Sanosuke.
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Set during the Bakumatsu Period, Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys follows a group of seven condemned criminals who are brought in to act as “doubles” when the original Shinsengumi secret police force is wiped out by an unknown assailant, leaving only a single survivor. Can this ragtag band of rogues keep Kyoto safe?
Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys is directed by Tetsuo Hirakawa and features animation production by Geno Studio. The series is scheduled to broadcast in Japan on TOKYO MX on Fridays during the 22:30 time slot (10:30pm JST) and on BS11 on Fridays during the 23:30 time slot (11:30pm JST) beginning on July 08, 2022.
Source: Comic Natalie
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