A premiere date and opening theme performer have been revealed for the new complete anime adaptation of Hiroaki Samura’s Blade of the Immortal manga, which ran in the pages of Kodansha’s Afternoon manga magazine from 1993 to 2012. The series is officially set to kick off its worldwide distribution on Amazon Prime Video starting on October 10, and Kiyoharu’s “SURVIVE OF VISION” OP will get everyone’s blood pumping in the process.
Hiroshi Hamasaki is directing the new adaptation at Liden Films. Check out the second blood-drenched promo below.
Dark Horse published the manga in English, and they describe it like so:
Manji, a ronin warrior of feudal Japan, has been cursed with immortality. To rid himself of this curse and end his life of misery, he must slay one thousand evil men! His quest begins when a young girl seeks his help in taking revenge on her parents’ killers . . . and his quest won’t end until the blood of a thousand has spilled!
Via Comic Natalie