Drifters: Battle in a Brand-New World War


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Drifters: Battle in a Brand-New World War

Genres: action, comedy, fantasy
Themes: gore, historical, other world, parallel universe, samurai
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Shimazu Toyohisa is the real-life samurai who fought in the pivotal Battle of Sekigahara. In his dying moments, Shimazu is transported to a world of magic with other famous warriors throughout history. These warriors are forced to fight each other in an endless battle.
Number of Episodes: 12
Vintage: 2016-10-07

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[size=16]Drifters Anime Short Included in Last Hellsing Ultimate Volume[/size]
posted on 2012-12-26 08:50 EST
150-second short based on another Kouta Hirano action manga

[size=16]Drifters Manga by Hellsing’s Hirano Has Anime in the Works[/size]
posted on 2015-03-27 05:25 EDT
Kouta Hirano’s action story already inspired 2012 anime short

[size=16]JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Director Helms Drifters Anime[/size]
posted on 2015-08-30 07:00 EDT
Hellsing Ultimate scriptwriter, character designer also join staff for anime based on Kouta Hirano’s manga


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[size=16]Drifters Anime’s 1st Promo Video Previews Animation, Staff[/size]
2015-09-19 00:25 EDT
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’s Kenichi Suzuki helms project based on Kouta Hirano’s manga


#5

Please no Funi simuldub…
That’s all I ask.


#6

I agree. It was a good idea, in theory, but in theory the metric system works (to borrow from Homer Simpson) lol.


#7

At the moment, it’s still unknown whether it’ll be a TV series or an OVA.
If it winds up being an OVA, the chances of a FUNi simuldub drop down quite a bit.


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[size=16]Drifters’ New Anime Brings Back Yūichi Nakamura as Shimazu Toyohisa[/size]
posted on 2015-12-29 12:40 EST
Naoya Uchida, Mitsuki Saiga also cast in anime of Kouta Hirano’s manga


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http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/02/23/drifters-anime-character-designs-previewed
February 23, 2016 8:45am CST
Ryouji Nakamori (Hellsing OVA, Bleach) adapts designs from Hellsing author Kouta Hirano’s historical figures versus fantasy manga


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[size=16]Drifters’ New Anime Casts Takahiro Sakurai, Shiho Kokido, Masakazu Nishida[/size]
posted on 2016-02-29 18:40 EST
Voices of Oct members in latest anime of Kouta Hirano’s manga


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[size=16]Drifters’ New Anime Casts Junko Minagawa, Kenji Nomura, Junko Kitanishi, Masahiko Tanaka[/size]
posted on 2016-03-21 04:00 EDT
Western historical figures cast in latest anime of Kouta Hirano’s manga


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[size=16]Drifters Anime is TV Series Premiering This Year[/size]
posted on 2016-03-25 23:52 EDT
5th volume of Kouta Hirano’s original manga to bundle 1st 2 episodes when it ships on June 6


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http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/04/04/drifters-anime-adds-cast-to-most-factions
April 05, 2016 1:45am CDT
More added to anime adaptation of Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano’s history versus fantasy action manga


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###Drifters OVA Previewed in Video
posted on 2016-04-08 14:11 EDT
DVD bundled with manga to include cut of 1st 2 upcoming TV anime episodes


#15

###Kouta Hirano’s Drifters TV Anime Premieres in October
posted on 2016-06-06 04:10 EDT


#16

http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/06/06-1/drifters-anime-dvd-released-tv-series-scheduled
June 06, 2016 7:55am CDT
20 months after volume 4 of Hellsing creator Kouta Hirano’s history versus fantasy action manga Drifters was collected, volume 5 is out in Japan today


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Anime Expo 2016 - July 3, 2016
Funimation Panel

13:41:39 < bay|AX|FUNi > new acquisition
13:42:24 <bay|AX|FUNi> new show…from the creator and team of Hellsing
13:42:29 <bay|AX|FUNi> Drifters
13:42:44 <bay|AX|FUNi> streaming Oct 2016
13:42:53 <bay|AX|FUNi> 12 episodes x 25 minutes


###Funimation Licenses Drifters Anime
posted on 2016-07-03 16:48 EDT


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http://www.crunchyroll.com/anime-news/2016/07/10/funimation-presents-drifters-animes-opening-five-minutes-with-english-subtitles

July 10, 2016 8:08am PDT

TV anime coming this fall


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###Kouta Hirano’s Drifters TV Anime Premieres October 7
posted on 2016-08-09 01:00 EDT


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###Funimation: Drifters Anime to Have 12 Episodes
posted on 2016-08-12 21:02 EDT


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###Drifters TV Anime Casts Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Daisuke Ono, Wataru Takagi, Akira Ishida
posted on 2016-08-21 11:00 EDT
Anime premieres October 7