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Original ninja anime 'Shinobi no Ittoki' reveals teaser, cast for October 2022 broadcast

Updated: Jul 22, 2022

The teaser introduces MC Ittoki Sakuraba, who realizes he is no ordinary boy but an heir to a clan of ninjas.

By: Nicole S. Castro on May 22, 2022 at 21:01 PHT

Teaser promotion materials have been released for upcoming original TV anime Shinobi no Ittoki, jointly planned and produced by DMM pictures and TROYCA.

The ninja anime is scheduled to air in October 2022.

The ninja anime stars protagonist Ittoki Sakuraba (CV: Ryōta Ōsaka), an ordinary boy who didn't believe ninjas still existed in modern times. But one day, he realizes how mistaken he was when he is attacked by the Koga clan. It turns out, Ittoki is the sole successor of the rival Iga ninja clan. And so begins his journey to become a shinobi (male ninja).


  • Ittoki Sakuraba (CV: Ryōta Ōsaka)

  • Tokisada Kaga (CV: Katsuyuki Konishi)

  • Kōsetsu (CV: Haruka Shiraishi)

  • Yuka Sakuraba (CV: Kikuko Inoue)


  • Planning: DMM pictures ×TROYCA

  • Director: Shuu Watanabe

  • Series composition: Minato Takano

  • Character design/Chief animation: Isamu Suzuki

  • Music: TOMISIRO

  • Animation production: TROYCA

Source: Shinobi no Ittoki official Twitter, official website




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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