In March 2020, it was announced on the Official Website Of The Film that Tite Kubo’s Oneshot Manga “Burn The Witch” will be adapted into Anime and Film which will be released in the Japanese Theaters on the 2nd of October. It was also announced that the Movie will be reorganized and will be distributed in the form of a 3 episode Anime on Crunchyroll in North and Latin America, Europe, Oceania, Middle East, and Africa and for Japan, the Anime will be streamed on Amazon Prime.
The Promotional video for the adaptation was released and the cast for the Movie along with the Anime. The Movie “Burn The Witch” will be handled by Studio Colorido and Team Yamahitsuji. The 3 episodes that will be streamed on Crunchyroll and Amazon Prime will also be handled by Studio Colorido but the anime will be Directed by Tatsuro Kawano, and the Assistant Director will be Yuji Shimizu. The Scriptwriter for the anime will be Chika Suzumura, Natsuki Yamada and Keisuke Okura will be handling the Character Designs.
The Cast for “Burn The Witch” include:
- Asami Tano will be voicing the character of Ninny Spangcole
- Yuina Yamada will be voicing the character of Noel Niihashi
- Shimba Tsuchiya will be voicing the character of Balgo Parks
- Hiroaki Hirata will be voicing the character of Chief
- Rie Hikisaka will be voicing the character of Osushi-chan
Burn The Witch – What’s the Manga About?
Written and illustrated by Tite Kubo, “Burn The Witch”, is a Japanese Manga Series which was first published in the Weekly Shonen JUMP back in 2018 as a one-shot and later received a 4 chapter serialization in the same Magazine. Tite Kubo is a well renowned Manga artist famous for his manga series “Bleach”, one of the most popular anime series out there, and according to him the manga “Burn The Witch” is in the same universe as the Bleach manga.
The Story is set in London where over 72% of deaths historically have been because of Dragons, who are invisible to the eyes of regular people but can be seen only by Inhabitants of Reverse London. Although they can see them only certain inhabitants of Reverse London are witches and wizards who are capable of making contact with these Dragons, and the story follows the lives of two girls Noel Niihashi and Ninny Spangcole, who are trying to protect and manage dragons located in London.