Classic ’90s Series “Hoshin Engi” is Getting an Anime Remake

A preview of Shueisha’s Young Jump double-issue has revealed that the classic Hoshin Engi manga is getting an anime remake with a new cast!

Hoshin Engi

Ryu Fujisaki’s manga was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 1996 to 2000. Studio Deen produced a 26-episode anime adaptation in 1999.

Hoshin Engi is a fantasy series that is loosely based on the ancient Chinese novel Fengshen Yanyi. The beautiful Dakki bewitches Emporer Chu-o and unleashes evil spirits that roam the land. Taikōbō is chosen by the Confederation of Immortal Masters to partake in the Hoshin Project. With the help of a spirit named Supushan, Taikōbō is tasked with sealing away evil spirits and to defeat Dakki.

Hoshin Engi

Three main cast members were revealed for the project:

  • Kensho Ono (Tetsuya Kuroko in Kuroko no Basket) will voice Taikōbō.
  • Tomoaki Maeno (Juichi Fukutomi in Yowamushi Pedal) will voice Bunchū.
  • Takahiro Sakurai (Meme Oshino in Bakemonogatari) will voice Sūpūshan.

More details will be revealed at a later date.

Hoshin Engi

Are you excited that Hoshin Engi is getting a remake?

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