Hey there, anime fans! We’ve got some incredible news to share with you today. The thrilling and captivating world of “Hell’s Paradise” (Jigokuraku) is about to embark on a brand new adventure as the anime adaptation of this popular series has been officially renewed for a second season. Get ready to immerse yourself once again in the mesmerizing storyline and follow the epic journeys of your favorite characters.
But wait, there’s more! Along with the season renewal announcement, we’ve also been treated to a stunning fifth “special visual” that features none other than Yuzuriha and Senta. This visual is like a sneak peek into the exciting and dangerous escapades that lie ahead in the upcoming season. Talk about getting us hyped!
For those who may have missed out, “Hell’s Paradise” made its grand debut in Japan on April 1, instantly captivating audiences with its unique blend of action, suspense, and captivating storytelling. And thanks to Crunchyroll, fans outside of Japan were able to join in on the excitement. Sure, we had a brief delay when Episode 9 was moved from May 27 to June 3, but it only made us even more eager to devour each new episode and immerse ourselves in the extraordinary world crafted by the talented Yuuji Kaku.
Now, here’s something awesome: the anime adaptation stays true to its source material, which is the fantastic manga series published by Shueisha and created by the brilliant Yuuji Kaku. This manga took readers on a wild ride from 2018 to 2021 across 13 tankoubon volumes. And guess what? The same level of awesomeness has been injected into the anime. We’ve got the talented Kaori Makita, known for her work on “Saezuru Tori Wa Habatakanai: The Clouds Gather,” taking the director’s chair, while series composer Akira Kindaichi and character designer Kouji Hisaki work their magic to bring the characters and story to life. And let’s not forget about the incredible music score composed by Yoshiaki Dewa, whose previous works include “Call of the Night.” All of this awesomeness is brought to us by the talented folks at MAPPA, known for their exceptional quality and attention to detail.
And hey, let’s talk about the voice cast! We’ve got a star-studded lineup that will make your heart skip a beat. Chiaki Kobayashi leads the pack as Gabimaru, the fearsome assassin known as Gabimaru the Hollow. Joining the ranks are talented voice actors like Yumiri Hanamori as Yamada Asaemon Sagiri, Rie Takahashi as Yuzuriha, Daiki Yamashita as Yamada Asaemon Senta, Chikahiro Kobayashi as Yamada Asaemon Shion, Makoto Koichi as Nurugai, Yuusuke Kobayashi as Yamada Asaemon Tenza, Ryouhei Kimura as Aza Chobe, Kensho Ono as Yamada Asaemon Toma, Tetsu Inada as Tamiya Gantetsusai, and Aoi Ichikawa as Yamada Asaemon Fuchi. With such a talented cast, you can expect these characters to come alive in the most incredible way possible.
Viz Media, the publisher behind “Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku,” describes the manga as a gripping tale centered around Gabimaru the Hollow, one of the deadliest assassins to emerge from the ninja village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthless, efficient, and has a death sentence hanging over his head due to a betrayal. But here’s the kicker: he’s got one shot at redemption. In order to earn his freedom, he must embark on a dangerous mission to a long-hidden island and retrieve an elixir that could make the shogun immortal. Failure is not an option in this hair-raising journey where heaven and hell are just a breath away.
And let’s not forget that this incredible manga series also inspired a spin-off manga and a novel, expanding the already rich and immersive universe of “Hell’s Paradise” and giving fans an even deeper exploration of its captivating world. Talk about delving into the depths of storytelling!