The first-ever anime adaptation of Baku Yumemakura’s novel Onmyoji will be released exclusively on Netflix, it was disclosed at Netflix TUDUM. We’ll be covering all you need to know about Onmyoji, which will be available on Netflix in 2023, including the story, the voice actors, and the premiere date. An forthcoming Japanese Netflix Original series called Onmyoji will be the first anime adaptation of the same-named novel by Baku Yumemakura. Marvy Jack, the same studio that produced the anime series Spice and Wolf and the upcoming Seven Deadly Sins animation film Grudge of Edinburgh, is animating the series.
Onmyoji’s supernatural historical series, which included both short stories and novels, first appeared in the 1980s. The story revolves around the well-known onmyoji Abe no Seimei and his sidekick Minamoto no Hiromasa. As of 2019, 18 volumes had been published. In 2016, a guidebook was published. Prior to the anime adaptation, the series spawned several manga series, a TV drama, two Japanese movies, and other works. Onmyoji was also the inspiration for the NetEase-developed game of the same name, which was translated into the Chinese film The YinYang Master, as well as a separate Chinese film named The Yin-Yang Master: Dream of Eternity.
On May 26th, 1993, the manga version of Baku Yumemakura’s book went on sale. After 118 chapters and 13 volumes, the manga came to an end on May 28th, 2005, twelve years after it began.
What is the story of Onmyoji about?
MyAnimeList provided the following synopsis for Onmyyoji:
Onmyouji is the narrative of famed onmyouji Abe no Seimei, who meets and befriends the foolish noble Minamoto no Hiromasa. They work together to protect Heian-capital kyou’s from an opposing onmyouji, Douson, who is covertly plotting the emperor’s demise.
Who are the Onmyoji cast members?
There are no confirmed cast members for a Japanese or English dub at the time of writing.
When will Onmyoji be available on Netflix?
Although an exact release date for Onmyoji has not been established, Netflix has confirmed that the anime will be published sometime in 2023.