Mo Dao Zu Shi

Mo Dao Zu Shi Announces 21 Japanese Cast Members, Broadcast Date, and More

Mo Dao Zu Shi

 

Chinese-produced anime Mo Dai Zu Shi (also known as Grandmaster of Demonic Cultivation) is making its Japanese TV debut early next year. The broadcast has confirmed a release date, new theme singers, and 21 cast members joining the Japanese dub of the show.

 

First aired in China in 2018, Mo Dao Zu Shi is based on the novel of the same name, and has run for two seasons so far. A third season has been teased, and a chibi season is currently underway.

 

The latest raft of announcements is headed up by a new key visual and PV:

 

Mo Dao Zu Shi Key Visual

 

 

 

 

The PV features a sample of the new themes, written specifically for the Japanese broadcast. The opening, “Senya Souka,” will be performed by CIVILIAN. The three-piece band previously performed the Shoukoku no Altair opening “Akairo” and “Seija no Koushin” from ALL OUT!!

 

CIVILIAN

 

The ending theme, “Kiji,” will be performed by Aimer. The singer has performed themes for the Fate/stay night films, Vinland Saga, and MOBILE SUIT GUNDAM UNICORN, to name a few.

Aimer

 

The massive cast announcement accompanying this weekend’s other big reveals follows:

 

Hikaru Midorikawa (Heero Yuy in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing) as Jiang Cheng

Saori Hayami (Himawari Uzumaki in BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS) as Jiang Yanli

Toshiyuki Morikawa (Yoshikage Kira in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable) as Lan Xichen

Yuki Kaji (Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan) as Jin Ling

Shimba Tsuchiya (Tsutomu Goshiki in Haikyu!!) as Lan Sizhui

Soma Saito (Sho Utsumi in SSSS.GRIDMAN) as Lan Jingyi

Natsuki Hanae (Tanjiro Kamado in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba) as Nie Huaisang

Kenji Akabane (Koji Kabuto in Mazinger Edition Z) as Jin Zixuan

Nobunaga Shimazaki (Ritsuka Fujimaru in Fate/Grand Order) as Wen Ning

Ayako Kawasumi (Saber in the Fate series) as Wen Qing

Hiroyuki Yoshino (Hizashi Yamada in My Hero Academia) as Wen Chao

Kana Asumi (Komari Koshigaya in Non Non Biyori) as Wang Lingjiao

Lynn (Gilda in THE PROMISED NEVERLAND) as Luo Qingyang

Kenji Hamada (Haruaki Azuma in World Trigger) as Jiang Fengmian

Takako Honda (PANDY in Dead Leaves) as Yu Ziyuan

Mitsuhiro Sakamaki (MC Mya in Cardfight!! Vanguard) as Lan Qiren

Sho Hayami (Yahta in Fire Force) as Jin Guangshan

Kenta Miyake (All Might in My Hero Academia) as Wen Ruohan

Keikou Sakai (Sweden in Hetalia the World Twinkle) as Wen Zhuliu

Hiroshi Shirokuma (Gazev Stronoff in Overlord) as Nie Mingjue

Masafumi Kobatake (Rou Tenshi in Hitori no Shita – The Outcast) as Su She

 

The series follows Wei Wuxian, one of many practicioners attempting to cultivate a path to immortality. 13 years after his death, Wei Wuxian — who cultivated the controversial Demonic Path — he is summoned into a new body and met by fellow cultivator Lan Wangji. The two will join forces to solve a mystery that will shed light on Wei Wuxian’s own past.

 

Mo Dao Zu Shi premieres on WOWOW, TOKYO MX, and BS11 on January 10, 2021.

 

Source: Anime! Anime!

 

Kara Dennison @RubyCosmos

 

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