What if the Tokugawa Shogunate stayed in power and the Meiji Restoration never happened? Well, that is the setting for the new and upcoming Original TV anime series, JORAN THE PRINCESS OF SNOW AND BLOOD. The staff released the PV for the new anime as well:
Set in a time where the Tokugawa Shogunate continued and the Meiji Era never happened, the anime centers on a unique and mysterious energy source called “Ryuumyaku,” which has introduced a more modern technology for that time. A group known as Kuchinawa is plotting to overthrow the shogunate, which is protected by a shadowy organization known as Nue. The series itself will follow a young lady named Sawa Yukimura, who lost her family after an attack from agents of Nue.
The staff also revealed the cast members, and they include:
- Suzuko Mimori as Sawa Yukimura
- Shouta Aoi as Makoto Tsukishiro
- Raychell as Elena Hanakaze
- Ayasa Itou as Asahi Nakamura
- Chikahiro Kobayashi as Jin Kuzuhara
Susumu Kado will be directing the anime over at BAKKEN RECORD, while Rika Nezu will be behind the series composition, Meanwhile, Kano Komiyama will be designing the characters. The series itself will premiere on April 7, 2021 at 1:59 a.m. via Nippon TV.
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source: Comic Natalie