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'By the Grace of the Gods' TV anime series will be airing 'same-day as Japan' via Ani-One's YT Channel on Oct. 4
September 21, 2020 at 6:28 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official Facebook page of Ani-One Asia has announced Monday that the upcoming adventure, slice of life and fantasy TV anime series "By the Grace of the Gods (Kami-tachi ni Hirowareta Otoko)" will be airing same day as Japan on October 4, 11:30 PM. (HK/PH Time, UTC+8) via Ani-One's YouTube Channel.
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Territories covered by Ani-One Asia's broadcast includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
The series will premiere in Japan just an hour earlier at 10:30 PM (HK/PH Time) and Funimation licenses the simulcast streaming.
The series is animated by Maho Film and directed by Takeyuki Yanase, with Kazuyuki Fudeyasu as story editor and screenwriter, Kaho Deguchi as character designer with Ririnra credited with the original designs, and Hiroaki Tsutsumi composing the music. Azusa Tadokoro will perform the series' opening theme song "Yasashii Sekai", while MindaRyn will perform the series' ending theme song "Blue Rose knows".
The series is based on the Japanese light novel series written by Roy and illustrated by Ririnra which began its serialization online in January 2014 on the user-generated novel publishing website Shōsetsuka ni Narō, with a revised version on September 10, 2015.
The story follows Ryoma Takebayashi, a lonely man who led a life filled with hardships until dying from an unfortunate accident during his sleep. In the afterlife, he is greeted by three gods who grew fond of him and send him to another world as a child, where he makes use his innate knowledge and abilities, combined with the gods' blessings to live a new life filled with challenges and happy meetings.