The official web site for the tv anime of Shinobu Ohtaka‘s Orient manga introduced on Monday that Kiyono Yasuno will be part of the forged in its twelfth episode as Michiru Saruwatari. Crunchyroll will stream each the eleventh and twelfth episodes of the anime on March 23.

Crunchyroll had briefly streamed the anime’s earthquake-delayed eleventh episode on Wednesday, regardless of the episode not airing in Japan. The service then stopped streaming the episode lower than two hours later and posted, “Due to the earthquake earlier today in Japan, episode 11 of ORIENT is not available at this time. We thank you for your patience and understanding.”

The anime’s eleventh episode will air on the TV Tokyo channel on March 23 at 24:00 (successfully, March 24 at midnight), adopted by the twelfth episode at 24:30 (March 24 at 12:30 a.m.) Episode 11 and 12 will then run on AT-X on March 24 at 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., respectively.

The anime premiered in Japan on January 5. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime, and in addition started streaming an English dub on February 23.

Kodansha Comics is publishing the manga in English, and it describes the story:

At age 10, greatest buddies Musashi and Kojiro sat in excited silence as Kojiro’s father spun tales of evil demons who preyed on the harmless, and the soldiers who defeated them. Practicing swordplay, the 2 swear an oath to turn out to be the strongest on the planet. But as they develop up, Kojiro turns cynical, and Musashi comes to comprehend that he cannot flip again 150 years of demon rule on his personal. He’s being referred to as a prodigy with a pickaxe, and he is virtually able to accept a lifetime of labor. Yet he cannot shake the sensation that he nonetheless has a accountability to behave…and, quickly, the injustices of his world will power his hand…

Tetsuya Yanagisawa (Shattered Angels, High School DxD, Senran Kagura Shinovi Master) is directing the anime at ACGT. Mariko Kunisawa (Ascendance of a Bookworm, Magimoji Rurumo, Hatsukoi Limited) is answerable for sequence scripts. Takahiro Kishida (Serial Experiments Lain, Baccano!, Haikyu!!) is designing the characters. Hideyuki Fukasawa (Fate/keep night time: Unlimited Blade Works, Flowers of Evil, Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu) is composing the music. Da-iCE is performing the opening theme music “Break Out,” and Wataru Hatano is performing the ending theme music “Naniiro.”

Ohtaka (Magi) launched the manga in Weekly Shōnen Magazine in May 2018. The manga moved to Kodansha‘s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in February 2021.

Sources: Orient anime’s web site, Comic Natalie through Crunchyroll