The new Utawarerumono: Futari no Hakuoro trailer PV has revealed that the Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth release date will be on July 2, 2022. The show will air on TOKYO MX and BS11 on July 2, 2022, Hokkaido TV on July 4, 2022, and AT-X on July 7, 2022.
The anime will have two cours and run for 28 episodes, with the first two episodes premiering back-to-back. Crunchyroll will stream the anime in July.
Additionally, new cast members were also announced. They include:
- Miyuki Sawashiro as Aruru
- Rie Kugimiya as Kamyu
- Sayaka Ohara as Urutorī
- Atsuko Tanaka as Karura
- Kaya Miyake as Touka
- Tsuyoshi Koyama as Kurou
- Daisuke Namikawa as Benawi
- Daisuke Kirii as Oboro
- Akeno Watanabe as Dori & Gura
- Hiroshi Shirokuma as Munto
The trailer PV previews the Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth OP theme song music “Hito Nanda” by Suara. She also sings the anime’s ED (ending) theme song “Hyakunichisou”.
Here is the trailer PV released by the production team on the KING AMUSEMENT CREATIVE Youtube channel:
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth Cast and staff
The main cast for the anime includes:
- Kentaro Tone, best known for playing Akira Hattori in Bakuman.,as Oshtor (Haku)
- Risa Taneda, best known for playing Kaori in Your Lie in April, as Kuon
- Chinatsu Akasaki, best known for playing Alice in Shokugeki no Souma, as Anju
- Inori Minase, best known for playing Rem in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, as Nekone
Kenichi Kawamura, best known for directing Steins;Gate 0, is directing the anime at WHITE FOX. Itsuki Yokoyama is in charge of the series scripts, and Masahiko Nakata is designing the characters. AQUAPLUS is composing the music.
The Utawarerumono video games series is the basis for the anime TV show
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth is based on a video game of the same name by AQUAPLUS. It is the last game in the Utawarerumono trilogy. The game was first released in Japan in September 2016 for PS3, PS4, and PS Vita.
The first Utawarerumono game, titled Utawarerumono: Prelude to the Fallen, was released in 2002, while the second game, titled Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, was released in 2015.
The series has received many manga and anime adaptations, with Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth being the latest one.
AQUAPLUS announced last year that it is developing a new game titled Monochrome Moebius: Toki no Taika. The game will launch this year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Utawarerumono franchise.
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth anime event
A preliminary screening will be held for episodes 1 and 2 of the anime on June 29 at United Cinemas Toyosu. A cast talk show will also be held there with Kentaro Tone, Risa Taneda, and Chinatsu Akasaki. The ticket price is ¥ 2,500.
For more information regarding the series, you can visit the official Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth anime website.