On Wednesday, Netflix unveiled a new English-subbed trailer and visual for the anime based on CAPCOM’s Onimusha game, and announced a November 2 release date.
Also, the company announced the anime’s cast, and more staff, and the trailer previews the anime’s theme song.
The theme song by Måneskin is titled “The Loneliest”.
The cast includes:
- Akio Ōtsuka as Musashi Miyamoto
- Toshihiko Seki as Kojiro Sasaki
- Houchu Ohtsuka as Kensuke Matsui
- Daiki Yamashita as Sahei
- Subaru Kimura as Goro-Maru
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Heikuro
- Kazuyuki Okitsu as Kaizen
- Makoto Furukawa as Gensai
- Aya Yamane as Sayo
- Ryohei Kimura as Iemon
The staff includes:
- Director: Shinya Sugai
- Supervising Director: Takashi Miike
- Music Composer: Koji Endo
- Historical Supervision: Shochiku
- Stunt Coordinator: Keiji Tsuji
- Character Designs: Kim Jung Gi, Manilyn Toledana (For Miyamoto Musashi)
The late prolific actor Toshiro Mifune was used as the model for the character Miyamoto Musashi in the anime.
The Onimusha Sengoku era survival action game series made its debut in 2001 from CAPCOM.
The games in the series tell Sengoku-era tales again while adding paranormal aspects. Onimusha: Warlords, the series’ most recent game, received a remaster in January 2019.