The Jump Festa 21 event just revealed that Obata Takeshi and Ohba Tsugumi’s (The duo behind Death Note and Bakuman) latest manga Platinum End will get a tv anime adaptation that will be aired on TBS in fall 2021.
Staff and info:
Takahashi Hideya (Strike Witches: Road to Berlin, JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind) is directing the anime at Signal.MD. Oudate Kouji (No Game No Life) is designing the characters, and Inotsume Shinichi (PERSONA 5 the Animation, Hayate the Combat Butler, Gangsta.) is handling the series composition. KUSANAGI is handling the art, Ikeda Masanori is the CGI director, and Hamano Takatoshi is the sound director at Magic Capsule.
Pony Canyon Inc. was listed as registering the “Anime-PlatinumEnd.com” domain name on December 2.
Obata and Ohba started Platinum End in Shueisha’s Jump SQ. magazine in November 2015. Shueisha published the 13th volume in Japan on September 4.
Viz Media has been publishing the manga simultaneously in English digitally since the manga’s launch. The company also publishes the manga in print and will publish the 12th volume on January 5.
As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness. But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next god of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.
More info about the upcoming anime adaptation will be available soon.