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"Kemono Jihen" TV anime releases first promotional video, premieres January 2021
October 11, 2020 at 4:55 PM PHT (GMT +8)
The official website of the TV anime adaptation of Shō Aimoto's "Kemono Jihen (Monster Incidents)" manga series has released on Sunday its first promotional video (PV) trailer for the upcoming anime. The new anime will begin broadcasting on January 2021. Animation studio Ajia-do will produce and animate the series.
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©Sho Aimoto / SHUEISHA, Kemono Jihen Production Committee
Watch the PV here via BANDAI Namco Arts YT Channel: https://youtu.be/H-zC4kTkJLI
The series is based on the Japanese manga series by Shō Aimoto. It has been serialized in Shueisha's shōnen manga magazine Jump Square since December 2016 and has been collected in eleven tankōbon volumes.
MAL describes the anime as: When a series of animal bodies that rot away after a single night begin appearing in a remote mountain village, Inugami, a detective from Tokyo who specializes in the occult, is called to investigate.
While working the case, he befriends a strange boy who works in the field every day instead of going to school. Shunned by his peers and nicknamed "Dorotabo" after a yokai that lives in the mud, he helps Inugami uncover the truth behind the killings - but supernatural forces are at work, and while Dorotabo is just a nickname, it might not be the only thing about the boy that isn't human.