Dororo aired its first episode on January 7. The fans have been waiting for the release of the anime for a long time now. The anime follows the story of a boy named Hyakkimaru. Hyakkimaru received an artificial body after his own was taken apart by a demon with twelve bodies, and the young thief Dororo. The two of them are trying to regain Hyakkimaru’s body by hunting down all twelve demons. The anime is being directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Rurouni Kenshin) and the anime will be produced at MAPPA x Tezuka Production. The anime will have 24 episodes.
Here is the new cast for the anime:
Hiroki Suzuki, as Hyakkimaru
Rio Suzuki as Dororo
Naoya Uchida as Kagemitsu Daigo, the father of Hyakkimaru and Tahomaru
Shoya Chiba as Hyakkimaru’s younger brother Tahomaru
Akio Otsuka as Jukai, who raised Hyakkimaru
Chie Nakamura as person who gave birth to Hyakkimaru and Tahomaru
Back on December 15, a screening event took place at Toho cinemas Hibiya. The anime recently aired its first episode on January 7, 2019.
Here is how the story is described-
The setting is the middle of the Muromachi Period, during the 1470s after the Wars of Onin and Bunmei. The story begins in the Noto Peninsula of the Hokuriku District. The main character (Hyakkimaru), who lacks as much as 48 body parts, obtains a fake body and eliminates 48 monsters that were made from his body to retrieve his missing body parts.