The official website for a new adaptation of Heion Sedai no Idaten-tachi, also known as Idaten Deities in the Peaceful Generation, has begun streaming a new trailer for the series on Friday. The series based on Coolkyoushinja and Amahara‘s manga of the same name has also revealed the anime’s cast and staff and will hit Japanese TV screens this summer.
Further revealed by the website was a brand new key visual:
Idaten Deities in the Peaceful Generation will first premiere on Fuji TV as part of their Noitamina programming block on July 23rd after midnight, at 12:55 am local time.
The series is being directed by Seimei Kidokoro at Studio MAPPA, known for work on Attack on Titan: The Final Season and Jujitsu Kaisen. Hiroshi Seko is joining the series to take charge of writing the screenplay and to oversee the series’ composition; he is best known for work on Attack on Titan. Lastly, Nao Oostu of BEASTARS is the series’ lead for designing the characters.
The cast so far includes the following:
- Romi Park as Hayato
- Megumi Ogata as Easley
- Yui Horie as Paula
- Akemi Okamura as Rin
The anime’s story centers around gods appearing when humanity was on the verge of extinction from an onslaught of demons. Deities called “Idaten” fought and sealed away the demons a millenia ago. But now the demons are coming back, along with the battle between gods, humans, and demons.
The original manga for Idaten Deities in the Peaceful Generation was released in August 2018. The author, Coolkyoushinja, has been the author of previous hit manga series such as Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, I Can’t Understand What My Husband Is Saying, and Komori-san Can’t Decline (Komori-san wa Kotowarenai!). The original Idaten Deities in the Peaceful Generation manga was itself a remake of Amahara’s online manga of the same name. The manga’s most recent third volume shipped in August of 2020, and the fourth volume is set to ship internationally on June 29th, with the fifth volume shipping one month later.
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