HIDIVE announced on Wednesday that it would begin broadcasting an English double for Saiyuki Reload -ZEROIN-the “Even a Worm” arc television anime from Kazuya Minekurait is Saiyuki Reload mangaFebruary 24 at 11:00 a.m. EST in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Latin America, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, Scandinavian countries and the Netherlands.
The English cast includes:
Shannon D. Reed rule the English double.
The show premiered on January 6 on AT-X, Tokyo-MXand BS11. Sentai Filmworks licensed anime, and HIDIVE airs the series as it airs in Japan.
Sentai Filmworks describes the story:
When the monstrous Gyumaoh was defeated by the god of war Nataku Taishi and imprisoned in Houtou Castle, an era of peace began in the land of Togenkyo. Now, hundreds of years later, those who seek to resurrect Gyumaoh have unleashed a plague upon the world. To save humanity from a violent slaughter, Kanzeon Bosatsu sends Son Goku, Genjo Sanzo, Sha Gojyo, and Cho Hakkai west to prevent Gyumaoh from rising again.
The four main actors of the previous saiyuki, Saiyuki Reload, Saiyuki Pistoland Saiyuki Reload Blast tv anime reprising their roles
Misato Takada (unit director for ghost in the twilight, love and lies) directs the anime to LIDEN FILMS. Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Prison school, cowboy bebop, Rurouni Kenshin) and Aya Matsui (Dragon Ball Z, Pokémon Journeys: The Series) oversee the scripts for the series, and Noriko Ogura is the character designer, prop designer, and chief animation director. Yusuke Shirato (lost song, Rumble Garandoll) composes the music to lantis. GRANDODEO performs the opening theme song “Kamino Hotokemo” and Shugo Nakamura performs the ending theme song “Ruten”.
saiyukithe original 1997 “Fantasy Road Movie” manga series loosely based on the Chinese novel Travel west (saiyuki in Japanese), spawned the Saiyuki Gaiden and Saiyuki Ibun manga spinoffs. the Saiyuki Reload Blast sequel manga launched in Ichijinshait is sum zero comic in 2009, but Minekura slowed down his publication of the manga in 2013 due to his health. manga franchise as a whole has 25 million copies in circulation worldwide. tokyopop published the original manga, and Kodansha comics reissued the manga.
The various manga series have also inspired four television anime series, one anime film, three original video animations (OVA) series and several stage musical productions.
the Saiyuki Reload Blast anime premiered in July 2017. Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired, and Funimation offered a simuldub.