The main cast of the upcoming Onmyoji anime adaptation has been revealed by Netflix, which Daisuke Namikawa starring Abe Seimei. It was also announced that the show will premiere on the streaming platform on November 28.
Other announced names are:
Ã Shintaro Asanuma as Minamoto
A Hiromasa Yui Ishikawa as Tsuyuko
Ã Kenji Hamada as Prince Atsumi
A Daisuke Kishio as Kamo Yasunori
Rina Sato as Ashiya Doman
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Onmyoji by Baku Yumemakura began publishing in the 1980s, with a series of supernatural historical stories that included both short stories and novels. The film is about the famous onmyouji Abe no Seimei and his partner Minamoto no Hiromasa. A total of 18 volumes have been published as of 2019. A guidebook was released in 2016.
Soubi Yamamoto (Meganebu!) is directing the anime with a script from Natsu Hashimoto (Oshiete Hokusai! The Animation) and Yuiko Katou (Aguu: Tensai Ningyou). Marvy Jack animation production company.
These books have previously inspired several manga series, a television series, two Japanese films, etc. Onmyoji also inspired the game of the same name developed by NetEase, which It was later adapted into the Chinese film The YinYang Master and a separate Chinese film titled The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity.