Soul Buster is a popular Chinese manga-like comic written by Shironeko(白猫) who is known for his work Hinabachi.
Anime production is done at Studio Pierrot and the music is made by MAGES.
Koubun Shizuno, known for his Knights of Sidonia, is taking the role of director. Distribution will use both Japanese terrestrial broadcasting and Chinese web distribution methods at the same time.
Each story is ten minutes long.
We can’t help wondering how they will be able to express this complex story’s allures in such a short run-time. Nevertheless, Chinese comics are recently showing rapid development, so this anime series is something we are looking forward to.
The story is actually a Three Kingdom Saga set in modern times in Jingzhou, China.
According to the history book, this was a strategically important place during the Three Kingdoms period.
Sonshin, a high school boy who dislikes the city’s historic atmosphere, is suffering from a certain dream.
When he wakes up, abnormal events occur one after another and Gien, the famous general from the Three Kingdoms period, is after his life without any explanation!
When he is but one step away from his death, a beautiful girl stands in front of him.
What kind of ordeals are waiting Sonshin who witnessed the overwhelming battle of the general of the Three Kingdoms?
Sonshin CV : Takahiro Mizusima
He is a high schooler who summons the general of the Three Kingdoms to modern China. What kind of fate is waiting for him…?
He is a high school student in Zingzhou and hates the Three Kingdom Saga. He is a coward, but rather smart and responsible.
Things that occurred in his dream released the seal that deletes the Three Kingdom Saga and he stepped into the battle between the generals of the Three Kingdoms without knowing.
Shuyu CV : Rui Tanabe
A proud, great general that has been revived in current China. Where will her path with Sonshin lead to…?
She used to be a general of the Wu country during the Three Kingdom era. She is remembered for her exceptional talents in battle and strategy.
He somehow was chosen by Sonshin and walks down the same road but she does not acknowledge Sonshin as her master.
She is a beautiful lady but lacks girl-like aspects.
Ryou Un CV：Seira Ryu
She is a beautiful girl with a mission. How will she make progress…?
She is Sonshin’s classmate and a beautiful, intelligent student. Her family has been protecting Nampo-Rikyu(南方離宮) over generations and she acknowledges her responsibility as a successor.
She is a proud girl and strict on other people as well. She puts logic before feeling and she sometimes makes cold decisions.
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