The TV anime adaptation of Aya Kanno’s dark fantasy manga “Requiem of the Rose King” (薔薇王の葬列) is confirmed to debut in fall 2021. A teaser visual and main staff members are revealed. The staff also opens the official site and Twitter account for the anime series.
The series is directed by “Angels of Death” director Kentarō Suzuki and animated by J.C. Staff. “Gamers!” script writer Hiroki Uchida is supervising and writing the scripts. Tsutomu Hashizume is designing the characters.
The story is set at the Kingdom of England, which is torn between the House of York and the House of Lancaster—each claiming their leader to be the rightful king—young Prince Richard III is fighting a battle within himself. Despised by his mother, adored by his father (the Duke of York, a claimant to the throne), and alienated from most others, he grapples with frightful spirits haunting him, unsteady and unintentional alliances with his enemies, and his own passion for a throne.
▍Staff and Production
Original Works: Aya Kanno [Serializing at Akita Shoten’s Monthly Princess]
Director: Kentarō Suzuki
Series Composition & Script: Hiroki Uchida
Character Design: Tsutomu Hashizume
Animation: J.C. Staff