Orient Manga To Get Anime Adaptation

The Orient manga by Magi creator Shinobu Ohtaka is receiving an anime adaptation. 

An announcement was made on the Shonen Magazine website, and an announcement video was also released on YouTube. Staff, cast, animation production studio, and release date details are currently unknown. 

The Orient manga began serialization in 2018 in Kodansha’s Weekly Shounen Magazine. Starting from February, it will be serialized in the monthly Bessatsu Shounen Magazine (also by Kodansha) instead, beginning with Bessatsu’s March issue.  

Kodansha describes the story as:

Ancient Japanese warriors, invaders from another world, and … motorcycles?! You don’t want to miss this crazy, action-packed shonen manga by the creator of Magi!


Source: Shounen Magazine website

Melvyn began his journey at Anime Trending in early 2018 and currently contributes as news writer and occasional reviewer. In the years since, he has experienced the unexpected advent of multiple legal anime streaming platforms in Southeast Asia, changed his Warhammer 40k army twice, and started collecting Infinity and Battletech miniatures. Outside of gaming and watching anime, Melvyn spends his free time self-learning Japanese and reading manga and light novels in their native language.
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