BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Anime Announced for 2022

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The gritty Dungeons & Dungeons-inspired series is back, as a BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- reboot has just been announced!

A teaser visual was revealed for the upcoming Netflix series, along with the main staff and cast.

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Kishō Taniyama (Bungo Stray Dogs) will transform into the ultra-powerful sorcerer Dark Schneider, joined by Tomori Kusunoki (WONDER EGG PRIORITY) as Tia Noto Yoko, Hiroki Yasumoto (MEGALOBOX) as Gara and Yōko Hikasa (Arifureta: From Commonplace to World’s Strongest) as Arshes Nei.

Based on the hit manga by Kazushi Hagiwara, which has been on hiatus since 2010, the new adaptation is being directed by Takaharu Ozaki (GOBLIN SLAYER) at studio LIDENFILMS, with series composition by Yousuke Kuroda (My Hero Academia), character designs by Sayaka Ono (Cross Ange: Rondo of Angel and Dragon), and music by Yasuharu Takanashi (FAIRY TAIL).

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Are you hyped for the grand return of Dark Schneider? Share this post and let us know! And stay tuned to Funimation for the latest news on all things anime, this season and beyond.

Source: Comic Natalie

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