Sousei no Onmyouji Slated for April 6 and Main Visual Revealed


The official websitefor the upcoming anime adaptation of Sousei no Onmyouji (Twin Star Exorcists) has revealed that the series will premiere on TV Tokyo and its five affiliates at 18:25 on April 6 (JST). In addition to this, the website updated with a new main visual.

Sousei no Onmyouji main anime visual

The supporting cast include:

  • Kaito Ishikawa (Genos from One Punch Man) will voice Shimon IkarugaSousei no Onmyouji Supporting cast Kaito
  • Daisuke Namikawa (Rokurou Okajima from Black Lagoon) as Arima TsuchimikadoSousei no Onmyouji Supporting cast Daisuke
  • Tomoaki Maeno (Decim from Death Parade) as Ryougo NagitsujiSousei no Onmyouji Supporting cast Ryogo
  • Jun Fukuyama (Yuuta Togashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) as KinakoSousei no Onmyouji Supporting cast Jun

The main cast is as follows:

  • Natsuki Hanae (Inaho Kaizuka from Aldnoah.Zero) as Rokuro EnmadoSousei no Onmyouji Character Design Rokuro Enmadou
  • Megumi Han (Gon Freecss from Hunter x Hunter) as Benio AdashinoSousei no Onmyouji Character Design Benio Adashino
  • Ayumu Murase (Rui Ninomiya from Gatchaman Crowds) as Yuto IjikaSousei no Onmyouji Character Design Yuto Ijika
  • Yuu Serizawa (Yoko Shiragami in Jitsu wa Watashi wa) as Mayura OtomiSousei no Onmyouji Character Design Mayura Otomi
  • Junichi Suwabe (Keigo Atobe in The Prince of Tennis) as Seigen AmakawaSousei no Onmyouji Character Design Seigen Amakawa

The staff consist of:

  • Director: Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 4 the Golden Animation)
  • Sub Director: Tatsuya Igarashi (The Unlimited: Hyobu Kyosuke)
  • Series Composition: Naruhisa Arakawa (Kamen Rider Kuuga, Ore, Twintail ni Narimasu.)
  • Character Design: Kikuko Sadakata (Muromi-san, Devils and Realist)
  • Anime Production: Studio Pierrot (Naruto: Shippuuden, Tokyo Ghoul)

Here’s a teaser promo video for the series:

Here’s the first key visual that was revealed earlier:

Sousei no Onmyouji TV Anime Adaptation Slated for 2016 Broadcast

Avex Pictures will exhibit the series on December 19 and 20 at Jump Festa 2016, which will be held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Fusion musical group Wagakki Band will perform the theme song of the series.

The series art and story is done by Yoshiaki Sukeno (Binbougami ga!) and currently has six volumes in print. It has been serialized by Jump SQ Magazine since November 2013.

Sousei no Onmyouji synopsis from MAL:

Rokuro is from a family of exorcists, but he’d rather be a singer, a soccer player or anything but an exorcist! He’s forced to own up to his own incredible potential when new arrival Benio stirs his competitive spirit. But their rivalry gets a twist when they earn the prestigious title of “Twin Star Exorcists”—two supreme fighters fated to marry and birth the ultimate spiritual warrior!

Source: Sousei no Onmyouji official website