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Drifters: Battle in a Brand-New World War

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

ANN Info Page

Drifters Anime Short Included in Last Hellsing Ultimate Volume

posted on 2012-12-26 08:50 EST
150-second short based on another Kouta Hirano action manga

Drifters Manga by Hellsing’s Hirano Has Anime in the Works

posted on 2015-03-27 05:25 EDT
Kouta Hirano’s action story already inspired 2012 anime short

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Director Helms Drifters Anime

posted on 2015-08-30 07:00 EDT
Hellsing Ultimate scriptwriter, character designer also join staff for anime based on Kouta Hirano’s manga


Drifters Anime’s 1st Promo Video Previews Animation, Staff

posted on 2015-09-19 00:25 EDT
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’s Kenichi Suzuki helms project based on Kouta Hirano’s manga

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

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

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.

Drifters’ New Anime Brings Back Yūichi Nakamura as Shimazu Toyohisa

posted on 2015-12-29 12:40 EST
Naoya Uchida, Mitsuki Saiga also cast in anime of Kouta Hirano’s manga

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

Drifters’ New Anime Casts Takahiro Sakurai, Shiho Kokido, Masakazu Nishida

posted on 2016-02-29 18:40 EST
Voices of Oct members in latest anime of Kouta Hirano’s manga

Drifters’ New Anime Casts Junko Minagawa, Kenji Nomura, Junko Kitanishi, Masahiko Tanaka

posted on 2016-03-21 04:00 EDT
Western historical figures cast in latest anime of Kouta Hirano’s manga

Drifters Anime is TV Series Premiering This Year

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

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

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

Kouta Hirano’s Drifters TV Anime Premieres in October

posted on 2016-06-06 04:10 EDT

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

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

Funimation Presents Drifters Anime’s Opening Five Minutes with English Subtitles

July 10, 2016 8:08am PDT
TV anime coming this fall

Kouta Hirano’s Drifters TV Anime Premieres October 7

posted on 2016-08-09 01:00 EDT

Funimation: Drifters Anime to Have 12 Episodes

posted on 2016-08-12 21:02 EDT

Drifters TV Anime Casts Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Daisuke Ono, Wataru Takagi, Akira Ishida

posted on 2016-08-21 11:00 EDT
Anime premieres October 7

Drifters TV Anime Reveals Maon Kurosaki’s Ending Song, Bonus Short Anime

posted on 2016-09-11 16:05 EDT
Blu-ray box ships on December 24 with unaired footage, short anime, 2 CDs, more