Hikari no Ou Anime Gets a Visual, a Premiere in January 2023, and More Staff

Hikari no Ou Anime Gets a Visual, a Premiere in January 2023, and More Staff ...

The previously announced Hikari no Ou anime adaptation has a new visual, along with further information about the studio's employees, and a premiere date for January 2023. The series is directed by Junji Nishimura (True Tears, Vlad Love) and Mamoru Oishi (Ghost in the Shell director) who is also directing. The duo worked together on many titles, including the original Urusei Yatsura and Vlad Love.

The recently announced Hikari no Ou staff includes the following:

  • Character Design: Takuya Saito (Macross Zero, Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike)
  • Chief Animation Directiors: Takuya Saito, Kazuchika Kise, Toshihisa Kaiya
  • Music: Kenji Kawai (Ghost in the Shell)
  • Sound Director: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi (Blue Exorcist, Bunny Drop)

Hikari no Ou is a novel series designed and illustrated by Rieko Hinata. The last volume of Holp Shuppan will be released on September 3, 2020. This is due to a burning pathogen that was used as a weapon. People have bodies that ignite whenever they are nearing fire due to a deadly illness.

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