Inuyashiki is the latest work by Hiroya Oku, known for his SF action manga GANTZ that is currently being serialized in Evening (Kodansha). It has been announced that Inuyashiki will be adapted into an anime in Autumn 2017. The work features two protagonists: One is a boring old business man named Ichiro Inuyashiki and the other is a high schooler named Hiro Shishigami. The story is about the eternal conflict between good and evil and it’s theme is:
What if you suddenly gain enormous power one day?
An outstanding production team has been assembled to realise Hiroya Oku’s captivating world. The anime is expected to feature exquisite images, high-quality CG, and overwhelmingly thrilling action sequences.
Ichiro Inuyashiki is a boring old businessman alienated from both his family and company. One day, he is diagnosed with cancer. This sudden cancer diagnosis puts him on the path to self-destruction. However, he ends up gaining the power to become a super hero thanks to an unexpected accident. Meanwhile, a high-schooler named Hiro Shishigami gets involved in the same accident and decides to wield the power at his disposal.
The true nature of humans. It is good…or is it evil? These two will use the massive power in their hands for different purposes.
General Director: Kenichi Sato (best known for TIGER&BUNNY, Rage of Bahamut: Genesis, GANTZ:0)
Assistant Director: Shuhei Yabuta (best known for being the 3D director of Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, Attack on Titan)
Production MAPPA (best known for Rage of Bahamut: Genesis, Yuri!!! on ICE)
To be broadcast from October 2017 via Fuji TV’s Noitamina slot and other channels