Twin Engine opened a web site on Thursday to announce its first authentic tv anime Bucchigire!:


The story is ready within the period when samurai rule Japan. However, the Shinsengumi police pressure has been all however worn out by an unknown foe, save one survivor. Seven criminals have been chosen as substitutes for the Shinsengumi. To guarantee legislation and order in Kyoto, a top-secret alternative operation is ready in movement.

Tetsuo Hirakawa (Grimoire of Zero, YU-NO: A woman who chants love on the sure of this world.) is directing the anime at Geno Studio (Golden Kamuy, Genocidal Organ), and likewise overseeing the sequence scripts. Shaman King manga creator Hiroyuki Takei is drafting the unique character designs, which Masafumi Yokota is adapting for animation.

The different employees members embody:

  • Sub-Character Designs: Toshie Kawamura, Naho Kozono
  • Art: Inspired
  • Art Director: Sachiko Nishiguchi
  • Art Advisor: Osamu Masuyama
  • Color Key Artist: Haruko Nobori
  • Compositing Director of Photography: Nozomi Shitara (T2 Studio)
  • 3D CG Director: Hisashi Akimoto (T2 Studio)
  • Editing: Hitomi Sudō (REAL-T)
  • Sound Director: Satoshi Yano
  • Sound Effects: Daisuke Jinbo
  • Sound Production: Ai Addiction
  • Music: Yasuharu Takanashi ()

Amazon Prime Video and Hikari TV will stream the anime in Japan concurrently with its tv broadcast.

Update: Crunchyroll experiences that the anime’s English title is Shine On! Bakumatsu Boys.

Sources: Bucchigire! anime’s website, Comic Natalie