Orient: The Battle of Awaji Island release date on Crunchyroll confirmed by new PV trailer

Visuals from Orient: The Battle of Awaji Island
Musashi in Orient: The Battle of Awaji Island. Pic credit: Studio ACGT

According to the new Orient: The Battle of Awaji Island anime trailer PV, the second cour of Orient is set to release on July 11, 2022. The show will air on TV Tokyo on July 11, AT-X on July 12, and BS TV Tokyo on July 14, 2022.

The second cour of Orient covers the longest story arc in the Orient manga series thus far, the Awajishima Battle arc. This trailer showcases fresh footage teasing the Awajishima Battle and gives us a glimpse of the OP theme song.

The OP theme song for the anime is Break it Down by Sota Hanamura & Lil’Fang. And the ED theme song for the anime is Threads in Different Colors by Gakuto Kajiwara.

Here is the trailer PV revealed by the production team on the Avex Pictures Youtube channel:

Cast and staff of Orient: The Battle of Awaji Island.

The cast members for the anime include:

  • Yuma Uchida as Musashi
  • Souma Saitou as Kojirou Kanemaki
  • Rie Takahashi as Tsugumi Hattori
  • Hiro Shimono as Shirou Inukai
  • Kiyono Yasuno as Michiru Saruwatari
  • Satoshi Hino as Naotora Takeda
  • Haruki Ishiya as Aoshi Sanada
  • Saori Onishi as Shunrai Yamamoto
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Tatsuomi Uesugi
  • Natsuki Hanae as Naoe Kanetatsu
  • Yoshiki Nakajima as Masaki Amakasu
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Akihiro Shimazu
  • Gakuto Kajiwara as Amako Katsumi
  • Yoko Hikasa as Kuroko Usami

Tetsuya Yanagisawa, best known for directing High School DxD, is directing the anime at studio ACGT. Mariko Kunisawa, best known for Ascendance of a Bookworm, is in charge of series scripts. Takahiro Kishida is designing the characters.

More about the series

The first cour of Orient aired from January to March 2022 for 12 episodes. You can watch the episodes on Crunchyroll.

The anime is based on the manga series of the same name written and illustrated by Shinobu Ohtaka. The series was first serialized in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine from May 2018 to January 2021. It was later transferred to Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in February 2021. Kodansha USA has licensed the series for English publication in North America.

Orient Thanksgiving 2022 summer event

An Orient Thanksgiving 2022 summer event is being organized by Avex pictures at Atsugi City Cultural Hall, Kanagawa, Japan, on June 19, 2022. Many of the voice cast will be performing at the event at 2:30 PM JST (1:30 AM EST). General ticket: 7,800 yen (tax included). You can find more information regarding the event here.

You can find more information regarding the series on the official Orient anime website.

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