Grab the wife and kid and get ready for some spying, a new anime is coming next year. Toho Animation released the trailer for the upcoming anime Spy x Family. Based on the manga of the same name, Spy x Family will tell the story of a master spy who must infiltrate an elite private school, but in order to do so, he must recruit a wife and child to pose as his family. There hasn’t been a premiere date announcement yet, but the trailer promises a 2022 release.
Tatsuya Endothe manga series started posting on Shueisha’s Shonen Jump + website from March 2019; an English version broadcast simultaneously on MANGA Plus. The popular manga has over 11 million copies in circulation. Critical reception for the manga matched readers’ enthusiasm with Da Vinci magazine naming the number one manga in the web manga category for their August 2019 Next Manga Awards and Polygon placing it on their list of the best comics of 2019. Brutus magazine also included it. on their list of “Most Dangerous Mangas” for its stimulating themes.
According to an official website for the anime (via Anime news network), the anime will be co-hosted by Wit Studio (Attack on Titan) and CloverWorks (Persona 5: The Animation, Ace Attorney Season 2) and directed by Kazuhiro Furuhashi (Mobile Suit Gundam UR, Hunter x Hunter, Dororo). With character design by Kazuaki Shimada (Promised Neverland) and music produced by [K]NoW_NAME (Vanished Fairy, Sakura Quest). So far the only cast to be announced is Takuya Eguchi (Haikyu, Gosick) who will voice Lord Forger.
The animation certainly looks like what fans have come to expect from WIT Studio, the never-stopping animation studio, with at least one exciting new anime every season for the past couple of years. Combine that with one of the most animated recent manga and we have arguably the most anticipated new anime of 2022.
This new anime appears to be full of excitement and intrigue, with dark alleys, shootouts, and more dotting the trailer.
Read the synopsis below:
“Spy Master Twilight is the best at what he does when it comes to infiltrating dangerous missions in the name of a better world. But when he receives the ultimate impossible mission – to marry and have a child – he may finally be overwhelmed!
Not one to depend on others, Twilight has her work cut out for her, securing both a wife and a child for her mission to infiltrate an elite private school. What he doesn’t know is that the woman he chose is an assassin and that the child he adopted is a telepath!
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