Blue Exorcist is a super popular comic series by Kazue Kato which is serialized in JUMP SQUARE. The total number of the comic’s issues has already exceeded fifteen million copies. The series has so far been adapted into anime twice (TV anime series in 2011 and anime movie in 2012).
Back in July 2016, the production firm has announced about the second TV anime series’s production (Blue Exorcist -Kyoto Impure King Arc-).
Manga.Tokyo managed to get broadcast details, new visual and exciting information about the new characters as well as the voice cast members.
 Broadcast Info
To be broadcast from January 2017 via MBS and other channels.
 The first key visual!
Originally drawn by Kazue Kato. It’s interesting how the visual manages to portray the different looks of the exorcist students. A huge poster of this key visual will be posted in JR Ikebukuro station from October 3 to October 9.
 The first PV released!
In this PV, we can see brand-new scenes as well as new faces.
 New Characters & Cast announced!
– Tatsuma Suguro (CV:Takashi Inagaki)
Ryuji’s father and the head of Myudashu.
He always drinks sake during daytime, and people call him the corrupt priest.
For that reason, he doesn’t really get along with his son Ryuji who is planning on restoring the temple.
– Juzo Shima (CV:Katsuyuki Konishi)
The second son of Shima family and an expert exorcist.
Although he looks like a cool-headed man, he is actually quite short-tempered.
– Kinzo Shima (CV:Kisho Taniyama)
The fourth son of Shima family. He is aggressive like Juzo.
– Mamushi Hojo (CV：M・A・O）
She summons snakes (naga) from her hands and uses them as her familiars.
She hates the Shima family. She and Juzo are not on best terms.
– Saburota Todo (CV: Kazuhiro Yamaji)
He is originally from an exorcist-producing honorable family and used to be a teacher for exorcists.
Currently, he works as a division manager of the Kyoto branch office which seals Fujoou’s left eye.
TV anime -Kyoto Impure King Arc- Information
Broadcast Date: To be broadcast in January 2017 via MBS and other channels
Original author: Kazue Kato
Director: Koichi Hatsumi
Series composer: Toshiya Ono
Character designer: Keigo Sasaki
General drawing director: Keigo Sasaki, Akira Takata
Subdirector: Shigeki Kawai
Sub character: Akuma Design: Yuji HOSOGOE
Main animator: Yu Yonezawa, Sakiko Uda
Prop designer: Mio Inoguchi
Art director: Maho Takahashi
Art setting: Nagisa Abe
CG director: Yusuke Mano
Filming director: Masaharu Okazaki
2D works: Chie Nishiya
Editor: Hitomi Sudo
Music: Hiroyuki Sawano, KOHTA YAMAMOTO
Audio director: Satoki Ida
Audio production: Rakuonsha
Production: A-1 Pictures
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