One Punch Man Illustrator Yusuke Murata Reveals Details About His First Anime Project

Village studio will animate the series

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On February 24, 2022, One Punch Man illustrator Yusuke Murata took to Twitter to announce his first anime project.

He also posted a video revealing the title and the main characters of the new anime to commemorate the announcement.

I am making this kind of animation. It will be released soon. Please look forward to it!,” he tweeted.

The anime is titled Zaiyuki. Murata described the plot as:

The plot follows a weak kappa boy, who gets involved in a commotion over a rogue’s robbery of treasure, and also portrays his growth in the course of his journey.

Here are the main characters of Zaiyuki and their visuals:

  • Kappa Gojyo and treasure hunter Genjo:

  • Ms. Ros, a partner:

  • The Great Sage Equal to Heaven (Juvenile)

Source: Yusuke Murata on Twitter