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One of the many titles on display during Netflix’s Anime Japan 2022 showcase was Spriggan, which is on the way to adapt the manga written by Hiroshi Takashige and illustrated by Ryoji Minagawa. In addition to a third full trailer, a new cast addition was revealed along with a June 18 premiere date. 


The latest to join the cast is Yoshimasa Hosoya (Reiner Braun in Attack on Titan), who voices Iwao Akatsuki, a mercenary who thrives in harsh conditions and enjoys life or death thrills. 



Here’s the new trailer:




  • Director: Hiroshi Kobayashi (Dragon Pilot: Hisone and Masotan)
  • Sub Director: Shohei Miyake
  • Series Composition/Screenplay: Hiroshi Seko (JUJUTSU KAISEN)
  • Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Shuhei Handa (Little Witch Academia)
  • Production Design: JNTHED
  • CG Director: Norihito Ishii
  • Color Designer: Shu Mikasa
  • Art Director: Yuji Kaneko
  • Director of Photography: Yosuke Motoki
  • Animation Production: david production


To celebrate the anime, a three-volume reprint box of the Spriggan manga is on the way to Japan on April 18, featuring boxes illustrated by Ryoji Minagawa and four postcards with exclusive art.



Via Comic Natalie




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.