Shinobi no Ittoki reveals 10 more cast members and character designs ahead of October 2022 premiere

Key visual for the upcoming anime A Shinobi's Moment.
A key visual for the upcoming anime Shinobi no Ittoki. Pic credit: @natalie.mu

On September 5, 2022, the staff for the upcoming original Japanese anime TV series Shinobi no Ittoki (fan translation: A Shinobi’s Moment) revealed ten more cast members. Voice actor You Taichi will be playing two separate roles.

Shinobi no Ittoki is set to premiere on October 4, 2022, on the Tokyo MX and AT-X channels in Japan. On October 7, 2022, the series will premiere on BS Asahi. Crunchyroll will be streaming the series outside of Asia as it airs in Japan.

Picture of the band Humbreaders, and picture of the group Hockrockb.
Picture of the band Humbreaders (left) and the group Hockrockb (right). Pic credit: @humbreaders.com and @hockrockb/Twitter

The opening theme song “Hikari” is performed by Humbreaders while the ending theme song “Oboetate” is performed by Hockrockb.

Who are the newly-announced cast members?

Shinobi no Ittoki new cast members include:

  • Atsushi Imaruoka — Gantetsu Suzunone (Ryoko’s father, and head of the Saika ninja)
  • Kenyuu Horiuchi — Kisuke Ninokuru (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • Kenji Nomura — Kurodo Dazai (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • Kaori Nakamura — Yachiyo Mochizuki (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • Hiroki Maeda — Amadeus Yoshinaka Nishina (Upper Ninja Council)
Character designs for: Gantetsu Suzunone, Kisuke Ninokura, Kurodo Dazai, Yachiyo Mochizuki, and Amadeus Yoshinaka Nishina.
Character designs for Gantetsu Suzunone, Kisuke Ninokuru, Kurodo Dazai, Yachiyo Mochizuki, and Amadeus Yoshinaka Nishina (left to right). Pic credit: @natalie.mu
  • Masashi Nogawa — Enya (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu — Iboro (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • Yuka Nukui — Mandara Samuragochi (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • You Taichi — Mandara Samuragochi’s alter ego/twin (Upper Ninja Council member)
  • Kouichi Souma — Benkei-Muso (Upper Ninja Hyojoshu member)
  • You Taichi — Samon (Upper Ninja Hyojoshu member)
Character designs for Enya, Iboro, Mandara Samuragochi, Mandara's alter ego/twin, Benkei-Muso, and Samon.
Character designs for Enya, Iboro, Mandara Samuragouchi, Mandara’s alter ego/twin, Benkei-Musou, and Samon (left to right). Pic credit: @natalie.mu

You can watch a trailer for Shinobi no Ittoki here:

Shinobi no Ittoki - Official Trailer 2 | AniTV
Trailer for Shinobi no Ittoki.

What is the plot of Shinobi no Ittoki?

The story centers on a young Japanese man named Ittoki Sakuraba, who after escaping an assassination attempt on his life discovers that he is a direct descendant and rightful heir to the Iga Ninja Clan. His mother decides to send Ittoki to a national ninja school called Ninjutsu Gakuen in order to study and train as a ninja so that he will be able to protect himself.

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New key visual for the upcoming anime A Shinobi's Moment.
A new key visual for the upcoming anime Shinobi no Ittoki. Pic credit: @natalie.mu

While attending school, investigations are being made to discover who is trying to kill Ittoki and why. Ittoki manages to make some new friends, including some beautiful yet deadly ninja girls, however, one of the girls warns him that there is a traitor in their midst.

Who are the previously announced cast members?

Shinobi no Ittoki previously announced cast members include:

  • Ryota Ohsaka — Ittoki Sakuraba
  • Katsuyuki Konishi — Tokisada Kaga
  • Haruka Shiraishi — Kousetsu
  • Kikuko Inoue — Yuka Sakuraba
  • Aoi Yuuki — Kirei Kisegawa
  • Hitomi Sekine — Ryouko Suzunone
  • Miyu Tomita — Satomi Tsubaki
  • Taito Ban — Suzaku Ban
  • Taku Yashiro — Himura Takane
  • Kan Tanaka — Mitsuzou Moriyama
  • Naomi Shindoh — Ayaha Tsuge
  • Masaki Terasoma — Hoou Ban
  • Yasuhiro Mamiya — Enbi Takane
  • Kenjirou Tsuda — Kidou Minobe
  • Yuuki Takada — Shione Kouzuki
  • Tomoaki Maeno — Hayato Goshogawara
  • Masaya Matsukaze — Genji Kajarishi
  • Mugihito — Juzen Jiraibo
  • Nanako Mori — Kominami Mitsuhashi

Who are the members of the production team?

Shinobi no Ittoki production team members include:

  • Producer — DMM Pictures
  • Animation Production — Troyca
  • Director — Shuu Watanabe (Aldnoah.Zero, Re:CREATORS, IDOLiSH7)
  • Scriptwriter — Minato Takano (Kakegurui live-action, Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken!, Guilty Flag)
  • Character design and Chief Animation Director — Isamu Suzuki (IDOLiSH7, Bloom Into You)
  • Music composer — TOMISIRO (Detective Conan: Zero’s Tea Time, Macross Delta, The Dragon Dentist)

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