Blue Exorcist: Shimane Illuminati Saga Anime Release Date And Opening Song Revealed!
Aniplex recently dropped a fresh promo video for the upcoming Blue Exorcist: Shimane Illuminati Saga anime, based on Kazue Katō's manga. The video not only reveals the ending theme, "Gakkyū Nisshi" (Class Diary) by Mulasaki-Ima, created exclusively for the anime but also spills the beans on the premiere date - January 6 at 24:30 JST (or January 7 at 12:30 a.m. JST, if you want to be precise).
This anime covers volumes 10-15 of Katō's manga, bringing back the familiar cast. Set to hit screens in January 2024, it's directed by Daisuke Yoshida at Studio VOLN, with Toshiya Ono handling series scripts, and Yurie Oohigashi as character designer and chief animation director. The music maestros Kohta Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano are on board for composition.
Plot and Opening Song
UVERworld, the rock band, is on fire with the opening theme "Eye's Sentry."
In the manga realm, Katō's Blue Exorcist has been a hit since its 2009 debut in Jump SQ. With over 25 million copies circulating, it took a brief hiatus in July 2021, only to make a triumphant return in May 2022.
Viz Media is the hero bringing this manga to English readers, telling the tale of Rin Okumura, raised by the renowned exorcist Father Fujimoto. Rin's life takes a demonic turn when he discovers the blood of Satan flows in his veins. Determined to defeat his demonic lineage, he enrolls in True Cross Academy, vowing to become an exorcist. But it's no cakewalk—Rin must battle demons while concealing his infernal heritage.
The Blue Exorcist journey began with a 2011 TV anime, followed by the Blue Exorcist: Kuro Runs Away From Home OAV and a movie in 2012. The Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga graced screens in 2017, spanning 12 episodes.
With demons, exorcists, and a touch of infernal heritage, Blue Exorcist continues to captivate audiences, promising an exciting new chapter in the Shimane Illuminati Saga Are you guys excited for your new Blue Exorcist adventures? Set your calendars for January 6 and prepare for a demonic adventure and much more!