Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth Anime Premieres in July, Teaser Trailer and Visual Released

The anime adaptation of the Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth video game is set to premiere in July 2022. A teaser trailer and visual for the show, which was announced in 2019, have been released as well.

The staff includes Kenichi Kawamura (Re: Life In a different World from Zero: Frozen Bonds chief director) as director, Itsuki Yokoyama (Overlord II scriptwriter) as series composer, and Masahiko Nakata (INFINITE DENDROGRAM) as character designer and chief animation director. The game’s developer Aquaplus is credited with the music, while WHITE FOX is the animation production company.  

Meanwhile, the cast includes Kentarou Tone as Oshtar/Haku, Risa Taneda as Kuon, Chinatsu Akasaki as Anju, and Inori Minase as Nekone.

The Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth game was released in Japan in 2016 for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita. An English version was published in 2017. The game was later released on Steam in 2020.

Steam describes the game as:

The final chapter of the Utawarerumono series!
Yamato and Tuskur—two nations’ fates hang in the balance⸺

For almost two decades, this series of tactics-RPG visual novels has been beloved by Japanese fans for its spectacular music, art, characters, and story. Now it finally returns to its origins on PC.

The riddles of the past are answered here.

The first Utawarerumono game was released in 2002, while the second game was released in 2015. The series has inspired spin-offs, manga, and various anime adaptations, including 2006’s Utawarerumono, a 2009 Utawareumono OVA, 2015’s Utawarerumono The False Faces, and the 2018 Utawarerumono: Tusukuru-koujo no Karei Naru Hibi OVA.


Source: KING AMUSEMENT CREATIVE YouTube channel, Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth Twitter

Melvyn has been with Anime Trending since early 2018 and currently contributes as news writer and occasional reviewer. Outside of watching anime, he spends his free time playing video games, collecting miniatures, and learning Japanese through manga, light novels, and the internet.
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