Orient is a manga series written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic fame. It was originally serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Jump which and continued from 2018 to 2021. It was then moved to Bessatsu Shonen Magazine and has 12 completed volumes. Orient anime adaptation for the series has finally been confirmed in the 36 and 37th issues of Shonen Jump!
The manga for Orient is rated 6.8/10 on My Anime List. Kodansha has licensed the English release of the manga and has also announced plans for physical print!
Orient Anime trailer
Orient Anime Synopsis
Orient is set during the Sengoku Era in which Japan is infested by monsters. The protagonist sets out to become a samurai and hunt demons following a promise to his childhood friend. Kodansha Comics has provided a synopsis for the story-
Crunchyroll has licensed the anime for its 2022 release. The exact release date or cast have not been revealed will now. For a 2022 release, it can be assumed that the production for the anime has already begun.
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