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Tokyo Revengers Anime's 'Tenjiku Arc' Reveals Promo Video, October Premiere, More Cast

Jun 19, 2023 09:05 AM

The official website for the Tokyo Revengers anime revealed on Sunday that the Tokyo Revengers: Tenjiku-hen (Tenjiku Arc) anime will premiere in October on MBS, TV Tokyo, and AT-X. The website also revealed the new season's first promo video and more cast members.

The new cast members include:

  • Seiichirō Yamashita as Kakucho, the head of the Four Heavenly Kings of Tenjiku
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Shion Madarame, one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Tenjiku
  • Daisuke Namikawa as Ran Haitani, one of the Four Heavenly Kings of Tenjiku
  • Hiro Shimono as Rindo Haitani, Ran's younger brother


Tokyo Revengers Anime's 'Tenjiku Arc' Reveals Promo Video, October Premiere, More Cast

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Previously announced new cast members include Nobunaga Shimazaki as Izana Kurokawa and Tetsu Inada as Kanji Mochizuki. Izana is the head of the Yokohama-based Tenjiku team, and Kanji is one of Tenjiku's Four Heavenly Kings.

Ken Wakui launched the manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in March 2017, and ended the series on November 16. Weekly Shōnen Magazine is serializing the Tokyo Revengers Extra spinoff manga about the founders of the Tokyo Manji Gang.

Kodansha USA Publishing is releasing the manga in English, and it describes the story:

Watching the news, Takemichi Hanagaki learns that his girlfriend from way back in middle school, Hinata Tachibana, has died. The only girlfriend he ever had was just killed by a villainous group known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. He lives in a crappy apartment with thin walls, and his six-years-younger boss treats him like an idiot. Plus, he's a complete and total virgin … At the height of his rock-bottom life, he suddenly time-leaps twelve years back to his middle school days!! To save Hinata, and change the life he spent running away, hopeless part-timer Takemichi must aim for the top of Kanto's most sinister delinquent gang!!

The manga's first television anime adaptation premiered in April 2021. Crunchyroll streamed the anime as it aired in Japan. The anime's Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown arc premiered on January 7 and aired for 13 episodes. Disney+ and Hulu streamed the series as it aired.

The first live-action film based on the manga opened in Japan in July 2021 and was the #1 live-action film in Japan in 2021. Crunchyroll is streaming the film. The first of the two sequel live-action films Chi no Halloween -Unmei- (Bloody Halloween -Fate-) opened in Japan on April 21, while the second film Chi no Halloween -Kessen- (Bloody Halloween -Decisive Battle-) will open on June 30.

Sources: Tokyo Revengers anime's website, MoCa News

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