Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys (known as Bucchigire! in Japan) and Shaman King are joining forces and crossing swords in an original collaboration illustration (below) from Shaman King author Hiroyuki Takei. Takei also provides the original character designs for Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys.
本作でキャラクター原案を担当している #武井宏之 先生の代表作「SHAMAN KING」との描き下ろしコラボイラスト【一番星×麻倉葉】が公開されました！
— TVアニメ「ブッチギレ！（一番光れ！）」 (@Bucchigire) April 20, 2022
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Set during the Bakumatsu Period, Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys follows a group of seven condemned criminals who are brought in to act as “doubles” when the original Shinsengumi secret police force is wiped out by an unknown assailant, leaving only a single survivor. Can this ragtag band of rogues keep Kyoto safe?
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Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys is directed by Tetsuo Hirakawa and features animation production by Geno Studio. The series is scheduled to broadcast in Japan on TOKYO MX on Fridays during the 22:30 time slot (10:30pm JST) and on BS11 on Fridays during the 23:30 time slot (11:30pm JST) beginning on July 08, 2022.
© Hiroyuki Takei・Kodansha / SHAMAN KING Project.・TV Tokyo
© 2022 “Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys” Production Committee
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