Ayakashi Triangle Key Visual Revealed, January 2023 Premiere Date
Another anime to add to the stacked winter 2023 lineup!
A new key visual has been unveiled for Ayakashi Triangle Friday series. Studio CONNECT will host the upcoming TV anime series which is set to begin airing in January 2023, adding to a growing lineup of big name titles for Winter 2023. Key visual features main characters Matsuri Kazamaki (left) and Suzu Kanade (right) holding Shirogane, the King of Ayakashi, and is a tribute to the cover of volume 1 of the manga.
No casting announcement for Ayakashi Triangle have yet been made.
Ayakashi’s Triangle Anime Stick
Ayakashi Triangle will be directed by Noriaki Akitaya, who has also directed other series such as Bakuman and (The) Strongest Sage With the Weakest Crest. Akitaya also has a lot of episodic directorial work for series such as Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Fate/stay nightand Honey and Clover. Shogo Yasukawa joins Akitaya in the cast of Ayakashi’s Triangle and is responsible for series composition.
Hideki Furukawa (Battle Girl High School, hit the blood) is in charge of character design while Kei Umabiki (Gintama, fighting spirits) will be the assistant director. And Rei Ishizuka (Orbital children, A couple of cuckoo clocks) is in charge of the series’ music.
But what might be the most exciting staff announcement is Jin Aketagawa as sound director. Aketagawa has a storied track record, with sound direction work for some of the biggest names in modern anime history: 86 Eighty-six, Dr Stone, A Certain Scientific Railgun, Fire Force, Goblin Slayer, Golden Kamuy, DanMachi, Kaguya-Sama: Love is War, Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation, Re: Zero, and this time I got reincarnated as a Slime.
Studio CONNECT is particularly known for the animation of series such as hit the blood, Death March to Parallel World Rhapsody, and ORESUKI Are you the only one who loves me? Ayakashi Triangle will be the first series to premiere for the studio in 2023 and is only the studio’s third project since the start of 2022.
Ayakashi’s Triangle Manga
The rom-com manga written and illustrated by Kentaro Yabuki was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from June 2020 to April 2022. The series is currently being published in Shonen Jump+ and has a total of 10 volumes currently published. US publisher Seven Seas has licensed the series in English, and its first English-language volume is due out in November.
Ayakashi Triangle doesn’t have the awards history that many other recent series that announced an anime adaptation were nominated for the “Best Manga Award” during the Brazilian Geeks of Ouro 2021 awards. The series once topped the of them Mashle: Magic and Muscles and Undead bad luck in October 2020, both of which recently received anime announcements as well. Ayakashi-triangle officially has a total of 1.3 million copies in circulation as of July 2022.
Japan may be full of mysterious monsters called ayakashi, but they have a special exorcist ninja force to counter the threat! The young ninja exorcist Matsuri spends his days fighting the ayakashi to protect his childhood friend Suzu. But when an ayakashi cat named Shirogane appears, things change! Legendary mangaka Kentaro Yabuki returns to Shonen Jump with this fantastic new series full of ayakashi and romance!
Summary of the manga by MANGA Plus
Source: Official site