Anime Adaptation of Eiichirou Oda’s Monsters Premieres in January, Visual Released


The anime adaptation of Eiichirou Oda‘s Monsters one-shot is getting a January 2024 worldwide premiere. A visual and character visual for the anime, which is titled Monsters: 103 Mercies Dragon Damnation, have been released as well.

Netflix is streaming the show internationally.

Monsters was originally published in the 1994 Autumn Special of Weekly Shonen Jump Soukan and is compiled in the 1998 Wanted! anthology. The one-shot is set in the same world as One Piece and centers on the samurai Shimotsuki Ryuma. 


• Director: Sunghoo Park (Jujutsu Kaisen Season 1)
• Character designer: Takashi Kojima (Pokémon: Paldean Winds, The Heike Story, Ride Your Wave)
• Art director: Fumitaka Akai (Ride Your Wave)
• Color designer: Ryouji Nagasawa (Vermeil in Gold)
• Compositing director: Ju-Mi Lee (Flavors of Youth “The Rice Noodles” and “A Little Fashion Show”)
• Music composer: Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Teasing Master Takagi-san)
• Animation production: E&H production

Sources: @NetflixAnime, @Eiichiro_Staff

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