Twittering Birds Never Fly director, Kaori Makita , MAPPA producing anime based on Yūji Kaku manga
Kodoani.com – The Jump Festa ’22 event on Sunday revealed a new teaser trailer for the anime adaptation of Yuji Kaku’s manga of the same name. Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku. The video reveals the anime’s staff, including animation studio MAPPA.
Kaori Makita (Twittering Birds Never Fly: The Clouds Gather) is directing the anime at MAPPA. Twin Engine is credited for planning. Akira Kindaichi is composing the series. Koji Hisaki (Kids on the Slope, Banana Fish Extra Character Designer) is assigning characters for the animation. Yoshiaki Dewa (The aquatope on white sand, IRODUKU: The World in Colors) is composing the music.
Additionally, the event revealed that the franchise’s scheduled stage play will premiere in the fall of 2022.
The story centers on Gabimaru, once hailed as the strongest ninja, but who has now retired, violating the laws of his village. After his arrest, he claimed he had nothing left to live for. However, due to his superhuman level of training, he accidentally survived numerous executions, from beheading attempts to burning his neck. Executioner Sagiri Asaemon tells him that he has a long commitment to life, and gives him a mission to win his acquittal: to find the elixir of immortality.
Kaku launched the series on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump + website and app in January 2018 and ended the series in January. The manga’s 13th and final volume was published on April 30.
Viz Media published the manga through the Shonen Jump service, and Shueisha also published the manga through the MANGA Plus service. Viz Media also publishes the manga in print.
Ōhashi launched a sub-manga titled Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku (subtitles with the same title but with hiragana instead of kanji) in Shonen Jump+ in January 2020 and ended in June 2020. Shueisha published The one-volume version of the story was compiled in September 2020.
Kaku created the Ayashimon manga and published it in Weekly Shonen Jump on the 15th.