Published on December 19th, 2021
Yuji Kaku’s dark fantasy manga series, Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku will be getting an anime adaptation produced by Studio Mappa. It was announced during the Jump Festa 2022, and a trailer for the series has been released as well:
A key visual for Hell’s Paradise anime adaptation has been released which you can watch below:
Hell’s Paradise: Jigokuraku anime adaptation staff includes:
|Character design||Akitsugu Hisagi|
|Series composition||Akira Kindaichi|
The cast of Hell’s Paradise anime has not been revealed yet. Also, there is no information on the release date of anime at the time of writing.
The manga series is written by Yuji Kaku, who is the former assistant of Chainsaw Man mangaka. The series is often compared to Jujutsu Kaisen and Chainsaw Man because of similar themes of gore and violence. Hell’s Paradise serialized in Shonen Jump+ website in Jan 2018, and ended the serialization in Jan 2021. Full manga chapters are available in 13 volumes on VIZ.
VIZ describes the Hell’s Paradise series as follow:
Gabimaru the Hollow is one of the most vicious ninja assassins ever to come out of the village of Iwagakure. He’s ruthlessly efficient, but a betrayal results in him being handed a death sentence. There is only one hope: travel to a long-hidden island and recover an elixir that will make the shogun immortal and he will regain his freedom. Failure is not an option—on this island, Heaven and Hell are a hair’s breadth away.
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