Chained Soldier Previews Tenka Izumo In New Character Trailer


A new character trailer for next year’s Chained Soldier anime has been released. Moving beyond the members of the Anti-demon Corp’s Seventh Unit, the new video highlights the Sixth Unit’s space-manipulating leader Tenka Izumo, who projects a magnetic air of self-assuredness in the selected footage.

Tenka’s trailer is accompanied by the character song “Taikutsu ESCAPE.”

Chained Soldier will premiere in Japan on January 4. The anime is based on the Shueisha-published dark fantasy action manga series by Takahiro and Youhei Takemura, which began serialization on Shonen Jump+ in 2019 and has 14 tankoubon volumes as of October 2023. Yen Press publishes the manga in English.

HIDIVE describes the show as: 

Two supernatural forces appeared simultaneously on Earth: entrances to another dimension known as Mato, and Peaches, resources that give unique abilities to women. From the Mato come Yomotsu Shuuki, dangerous monsters that leave destruction in their wake. The government’s Anti-demon Corps stands against these creatures, employing women empowered by Peaches to face the monstrous threat. Yuuki Wakura watches these forces clash from a distance, but when he unexpectedly runs afoul of a Yomotsu Shuuki, he’s rescued by Kyouka Uzen, the chief of the Seventh Unit of the Anti-demon Corp—and she sees something in him that could turn the tide of the monster incursion. Yuki holds the unique power to make Peaches more effective, but he’ll have to become Kyoka’s willing slave to join the fight against the Yomotsu Shuuki and save the world.


• Director: Goro Kuji (Bungo to Alchemist assistant director)
• Chief director: Junji Nishimura (Vlad Love director)
• Character designer: Hiroyuki Yoshii (Just Because!)
• Series composer: Yasuhiro Nakanishi (A Couple of Cuckoos)
• Music composer: KOHTA YAMAMOTO (Attack on Titan Final Season co-composer) 
• Animation production: SevenArcs 


 Yuuya Hirose as Yuki Wakura
• Akari Kitou as Kyoka Uzen
• Yume Miyamoto as Himari Azuma
• Mari Hino as Shushu Suruga
• Hina Tachibana as Nei Ookawamura
 Maaya Uchida as Tenka Izumo
 Nene Hieda as Yachiho Azuma
• Reina Ueda as Sahara Wakasa
• Tomori Kusunoki as Mysterious Woman
• Sayaka Senbongi as Coco Zenibako
• Rina Hidaka as Naon Yuno

Source: Anime PONY CANYON YouTube channel

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