Funimation has confirmed that Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata’s extremely anticipated follow-up to Loss of life Word, Platinum Finish, will likely be simulcast on its streaming service.
The brand new collection is scheduled to premiere in Japan on Oct. 8. Crunchyroll initially introduced that the collection would stream internationally as a part of their subscription service’s fall lineup, and now Funimation has adopted swimsuit by confirming that supernatural thriller can even be simulcast on its streaming service. The brand new collection will likely be directed by Kazuchika Kise, who beforehand labored on Made in Abyss and Blood: The Final Vampire, and Hideya Takahashi, who additionally labored on Jojo’s Weird Journey: Golden Wind and a number of entries inside the To LOVE-Ru franchise.
Platinum Finish is the most recent manga creation from the duo of Ohba and Obata, who’re finest recognized for his or her best-selling and critically acclaimed Loss of life Word collection, which was serialized from 2003 – 2006 in Weekly Shonen Soar. Loss of life Word was efficiently tailored into a well-liked anime collection by One-Punch Man animation studio Madhouse in 2009, and not-so-successfully tailored right into a live-action Netflix film in 2017.
Ohba and Obata’s new collection tells the story of Mirai Kakehashi, a highschool pupil who has suffered by way of a lifetime of abuse however is in the end saved by a guardian angel named Nasse. Mirai begins to make use of to Nasse’s powers to right the injustices he sees in his life, however these new skills include a catch: Nasse informs Mirai that God will retire in 999 days, and Mirai is now considered one of 13 candidates who’re competing to interchange the deity as the brand new ruler of the world. Sadly for Mirai, the opposite twelve candidates are conscious of this competitors as nicely, and a few of them are keen to make use of their new powers to get rid of the competitors.
The brand new anime is the most recent collection to hitch Funimation’s fall lineup, which additionally consists of the second seasons of Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon and Mushoku Tensei. The season additionally consists of the most recent episodes of on-going collection, corresponding to That Time I Bought Reincarnated As A Slime, Scarlet Nexus, Obey Me and One Piece, which can air its landmark a thousandth episode this November.
The Platinum Finish manga was first printed in Soar Sq. journal in 2016 and concluded in January of this 12 months. The manga was localized into English and distributed internationally by VIZ Media.