Season 4 begins with Saichi Sugimoto (CV: Chikahiro Kobayashi) and Asirpa (Haruka Shiraishi) reunited after the death of Kiroranke.
By: Nicole S. Castro on March 27, 2022 at 13:23 PHT
The first PV for season 4 of the TV anime Golden Kamuy has been released. It is animated by studio Brain's Base.
Season 4 will begin with the fight for the gold stolen from the Ainu. Saichi Sugimoto (CV: Chikahiro Kobayashi) and Asirpa (Haruka Shiraishi) reunite at Sakhalin after Kiroranke's death, now with a new lead to uncovering the truth behind the gold.
Golden Kamuy (Japanese: ゴールデンカムイ) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Satoru Noda. The story follows Saichi Sugimoto, a veteran of the early 20th century Russo-Japanese War, and his quest to find a huge fortune of gold of the Ainu people, helped by a young Ainu girl named Asirpa.
The Ainu language in the story is supervised by Hiroshi Nakagawa, an Ainu language linguist from Chiba University. The manga won the ninth Manga Taishō award in 2016.
An anime television series adaptation by Geno Studio aired with two seasons from April to December 2018. A third season aired from October to December 2020.
The series has been licensed for an English-language release by Viz Media in 2016.
Original work: Satoru Noda's "Golden Kamuy" (serialized in Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump)
Chief director: Shizutaka Sugahara
Series composition: Noboru Takagi
Character design: Takumi Yamakawa
Animation production: Brain's Base
Saichi Sugimoto, veteran of the Russo-Japanese War, is on the hunt for gold to provide for the widow of his dead comrade. He learns of the tale of a stolen hoard of Ainu gold and the group of tattooed convicts who each hold a piece of the map to that treasure inked into their skin. To that end he joins forces with a young Ainu girl, Asirpa, who has a personal quest to discover the truth behind the Ainu gold. (from Fandom)
NICOLE S. CASTRO
Nicole is based in the Philippines and works as a freelance Japanese Translator/Interpreter and copywriter (English). She is a JLPT N2 passer who watches anime to "study" for N1. She has a long career history on LinkedIn (with primary focus on media and translation), but her anime watchlist is much, much longer.