Ever since Netflix announced the anime adaption of the manga series Bastard!! fans have been extremely excited. To keep the fun going, we are here with everything we know so far about the upcoming dark anime. Might as well share the teaser clip and some interesting facts about the same. Hence, bear with us to have some anime-tertainment.
Bastard!! is based on the manga of the same name created by Kazushi Hagiwara. It first made its debut in 1988 with the last chapter being released in 2010. Ever since, it has inspired many hit dark action anime adaptions like Berserk and Bleach. Moreover, the last few chapters have also provoked many anime adaptations. And per the trailer of Bastard!!, it will be no less.
What is Bastard!! all about?
Filled with a plethora of Greek myths, this anime is in the solid mood to give you Ovid’s metamorphosis vibes. Set in a world where Anthrasax, the God of Destruction has wreaked havoc, you will be joining a group of skilled fighters to save the world from deadly demons and ancient gods.
get ready for a rampage! BASTARD‼ -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- is coming to Netflix in 2022
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According to the streaming service, the Kingdom of Metallicana is under attack from these gritty monsters. Following the same, the high priest asks their daughter, Yoko, to transform 14-year-old Luche Renren into the powerful wizard. Yes, the dark lord or Dark Schneider is summoned to protect the world from the havoc gods. But the white-haired hero himself not being in control, will he be able to save the world from destruction? Well, we will need to wait for the sorcery anime to answer our questions.
We know you are merely waiting to see the trailer of Bastard!!, which tells the tale of magic, wars, demons, and other power struggles. And we would like to open the portal to the same.
Bastard!! voice cast
Having Dungeons and Dragons-like world, the anime series got the direction of Takaharu Ozaki and the composition of Yosuke Kuroda. The character design is done by Sayaka Ono, and the music by Yasuharu Takanashi.
Apart from these, we must share something about its awesome voice cast. The white-haired hero, Dark Schneider is voiced by Kisho Taniyama. You may recognize him as Chhuya Nakahara in Bungo Stray Dogs. Further, the other voice cast members include:
- Tomori Kusunoki as Tia Noto Yoko
- Hiroki Yasumoto as Gara
- Yoko Hikasa as Arshes Nei
Notably, the trailer of Bastard!!-Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy won’t let your eyes off easily, thanks to the production house LIDEN Films. See below a little clip of 24 episodes comprising dark anime with heavy metallic music serving its purpose perfectly.
Now as you know everything apart from the release date, stay tuned with us as the anime will break the internet anytime in 2022.