On Monday, this year’s 38th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced that the anime adaptation of Yoshifumi Tozuka’s Undead Unluck manga will premiere on October 6.
An “Official Characters Trailer, more cast members, and information on the world premiere were revealed as well.
The new cast includes (left to right, top to bottom):
- Aoi Yuki as Gina
- Mariya Ise as Juiz
- Rikiya Koyama as Billy
- Rie Kugimiya as Tatiana
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Top
- Koji Yusa as Nico
- Tomokazu Sugita as Apocalypse
The anime’s world premiere is scheduled to be held at Shinjuku Piccadilly in Tokyo on October 1.
Viz Media began publishing the manga digitally in January 2020, and began publishing it in print in May 2021. Shueisha’s MANGA Plus service is also releasing the manga digitally.
The manga ranked at #14 on the Kono Manga ga Sugoi! 2021 list of manga for male readers. The manga also won the sixth “Tsugi ni Kuru Manga Taishō” (up-and-coming manga awards) in August 2020.
TWS Entertainment describes the anime as:
Tired of inadvertently killing people with her special ability Unluck, Fuuko Izumo sets out to end it all.
But when she meets Andy, a man who longs for death but can’t die, she finds a reason to live—and he finds someone capable of giving him the death he’s been longing for.
The anime reunites the main staff of the Fire Force anime. Yuki Yase is directing the anime at david production (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure).
Hideyuki Morioka is designing the characters for animation, and Kenichiro Suehiro is composing the music. UNLIMITED PRODUCE by TMS is producing and planning the anime.