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Martial arts anime 'Shin Ikki Tousen' releases main PV for May 2022 broadcast

Shin Ikki Tousen follows Sonken Chuubou entering Nanyo Academy.

By: Nicole S. Castro on March 11, 2022 at 19:30 PHT

The TV anime adaptation for Yuji Shiozaki's Shin Ikki Tousen is scheduled to air on May 17, 2022 on AT-X.

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Shin Ikki Tousen is the sequel manga series to Ikki Tousen which ran on Wani Books' Comic Gum seinen magazine from April 2000 to August 2015. Ikki Tousen has spanned four seasons of TV anime which ended in 2010 plus several original video animations (OVAs).

Shin Ikki Tousen has been ongoing serialization on Shōnen Gahōsha's Young King OURs magazine since November 2015.

The featured theme song is Proud Stars by Konomi Suzuki.

The TV anime for Shin Ikki Tousen follows the main plot of the seven high schools battling for territorial supremacy using their sacred jewels called" magatama." This time, protagonist Sonken Chuubou (CV: Ayaka Ohashi) joins Nanyo Academy and is targeted for mysterious reasons.


  • Asaemon Yamada (CV: Atsumi Tanezaki)

  • Hakufu Sonsaku (CV: Masumi Asano)

  • Shimei Ryomou (CV: Yūko Kaida)

  • Unchō Kan'u (CV: Hitomi Nabatame)

  • Shiryū Chō'un (CV: Yu Asakawa)


  • Original: Yuji Shiozaki (Young King OURS / Young King BULL / Shōnen Gahōsha)

  • Director: Rion Kujo

  • Series composition / Screenplay: Masaya Honda

  • Character design: Rin Shin, Tsutomu Miyazawa

  • Directed by: Taiji Kawanishi

  • Animation director: Tsutomu Miyazawa

  • Art Director: Lee Seo-Gu

  • Cinematographer: Shigeki Asakawa

  • Music: Yasuharu Takanashi

  • Animation production: Arms

  • Production: Shin Ikki Tousen Partners

Source: Shin Ikki Tousen official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie, Anime News Network




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.


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