The television anime adaptation of Yuji Kaku’s Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku dark fantasy manga has revealed the second trailer teasing the anime’s opening song, “W●RK”, a collaborated song by millenium parade and Ringo Sheena. The anime starts streaming on Amazon Prime Video and Netflix on April 1, 2023.
An advance screening event of the anime will be held at TOHO Cinemas Roppongi Hills in Tokyo, featuring a special talk show with the main cast Chiayki Kobayashi, Yumiri Hanamori, Kimura Ryohei, Kensho Ono, Chikahiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Kobayashi, and Inada Tetsu. Pre-orders for the tickets will open starting on February 27 and will cost JPY$3,500. The talk show with the voice actors is also scheduled to be streamed live on YouTube.
The Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku manga was serialized on the Shōnen Jump+ in January 2018. The chapters have been collected and published into 12 tankōbon volumes by Shueisha as of December 4, 2020. The manga’s 13th and last volume were published in May 2021.
The series centers on Gabimaru, who is sentenced to be executed after being captured during an assassination mission. But nothing seems to kill him due to his superhuman body. Believing his love for his wife to be subconsciously keeping him alive, executioner Yamada Asaemon Sagiri offers him the chance to be pardoned of all crimes by the Shogunate if he finds the elixir of life on Shinsenkyo, a legendary realm recently discovered southwest of the Ryukyu Kingdom.
▍ Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku Anime Staff & Production
Original Work: Yuji Kaku’s Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku [Shueisha’s Jump Comics]
Director: Kaori Makita
Series Composition: Akira Kindaichi
Character Design: Akitsugu Hisagi
Music: Yoshiaki Dewa
Opening Song: millenium parade and Ringo Sheena
Planning: Twin Engine
▍ Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku Anime Cast
■ Gabimaru – CV: Chiaki Kobayashi
■ Yamada Asaemon Sagiri – CV: Yumiri Hanamori
■ Aza Chōbei – CV: Ryohei Kimura
■ Yamada Asaemon Tōma – CV: Kensho Ono
■ Yuzuriha – CV: Rie Takahashi
■ Tamiya Gantetsusai – CV: Tetsu Inada
■ Yamada Asaemon Fuchi – CV: Aoi Ichikawa
■ Yamada Asaemon Shion – CV: Chikahiro Kobayashi
■ Yamada Asaemon Tenza – CV: Yūsuke Kobayashi
■ Nurugai – CV: Makoto Koichi
■ Yamada Asaemon Senta – CV: Daiki Yamashita