Kodoani.com – The official website for the TV anime adaptation of AQUAPLUS’s game of the same name is Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth (Utawarerumono: Futari No Hakuoro) had a promo on Wednesday. The video revealed the staff and main cast as well as the July 2022 premiere.
The website has also revealed a teaser image.
Kenichi Kawamura (scene artist on Utawarerumono: The False Faces) is directing the anime at WHITE FOX. Itsuki Yokoyama (Hina Logic – from Luck & Logic script) is supervising the series’ scripts, and Masahiko Nakata (Utawarerumono, Utawarerumono: The False Faces) is the character designer and chief animation director. AQUAPLUS is composing music.
The cast includes:
Kentarō Tone (replacing the late Keiji Fujiwara) as Oshtor (Haku)
Risa Taneda as Kuon
Chinatsu Akasaki as Anju
Inori Minase as Nekone
Tone previously played Ukon in Utawarerumono: The False Faces.
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth is the final game in the Utawarerumono trilogy. Atlus describes the story:
Chaos took hold of the land in Mask of Truth when a treacherous general illegally usurped the throne of the mighty Yamato Empire. The only people standing in his way are a few familiar faces, who must gather the various kingdoms together and fight against the mighty Imperial army.
The game launched in North America and Europe on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in September 2017. The game was released in Japan for PlayStation 3, PS4, and PS Vita in September 2016.
AQUAPLUS released the original Utawarerumono game series in 2002 for PC. The game inspired an animated television series in 2006 and an anime in 2009.
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth (Utawarerumono: Itsuwari no Kamen), the second game in the series launched in Japan in September 2015. The game’s anime adaptation, Utawarerumono: The False Faces, premiered in October. 2015.