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'The Tale of the Outcasts' releases 1st PV for January 2023 broadcast

Wisteria is voiced by Ayana Taketatsu while Marbas is voiced by Katsuyuki Konishi.

By: Nicole S. Castro on August 7, 2022 at 10:02 PHT

The first promotional video has been released for the TV anime adaptation of Makoto Hoshino's historical fantasy manga The Tale of the Outcasts (Romaji: Nokemono-tachi no Yoru).

The anime is slated to air in January 2023 and will be animated by Ashi Productions.

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The series stars orphan girl Wisteria (CV: Ayana Taketatsu) who lives in a corner of the British Empire at the end of the 19th century. She leads a poor and desolate life until she meets Marbas (CV: Katsuyuki Konishi), a powerful but equally lonely immortal being with a furry appearance, hounded by hunters.


  • Wisteria (CV: Ayana Taketatsu)

  • Marbas (CV: Katsuyuki Konishi)

  • Snow (CV: Ryota Osaka)

The Tale of the Outcasts (Japanese: ノケモノたちの夜, Romaji: Nokemono-tachi no Yoru) is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Makoto Hoshino. It was serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday from August 2019 to April 2021, with its chapters collected in eight tankōbon volumes. The series is licensed for English release in North America by Seven Seas Entertainment.


  • Original story: Makoto Hoshino (published by Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday)

  • Director: Yasutaka Yamamoto

  • Series composition: Kenichi Yamashita

  • Screenplay: Kenichi Yamashita, Sayaka Harada, Yasutaka Yamamoto

  • Character design: Mina Osawa

  • Monster design: Kanta Suzuki

  • Chief animation directors: Mina Osawa, Hikaru Suzuki

  • Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi, Kana Hashiguchi

  • Music production: Pony Canyon

  • Sound production: Studio Mausu

  • Animation production: Ashi Productions

Source: The Tale of the Outcasts official Twitter, official website, Comic Natalie




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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