Kazushi Hagiwara is the author and illustrator of the Japanese manga series Bastard!! Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy. In 1988, Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump published it as a serial, and since 2000, it has occasionally featured in Ultra Jump. Its most recent chapter was published in 2010. As of 2012, 27 collected tankboon volumes had been published. Only the first nineteen volumes of the manga were published in North America under a license from Viz Media. AIC created a six-episode manga-based original net animation (ONA) series between 1992 and 1993. In 1998, Pioneer released the OVA in North America. In June 2022, a Liden Films original net animation (ONA) adaptation had its global Netflix debut. Over 30 million copies of Bastard!! have been sold, making it one of Shueisha’s all-time best-selling manga series.
Bastard Episode 13 Release Date
By Liden Films, an original net animation (ONA) adaptation was unveiled on February 3, 2022. Takaharu Ozaki is in charge of directing the 24-episode ONA, which also features character designs by Sayaka Ono, a screenplay by Ysuke Kuroda, and music by Yasuharu Takanashi. On June 30, 2022, Netflix distributed the first 13 episodes to all countries, with the final 11 episodes following later that year. Coldrain’s “Bloody Power Fame” serves as the title theme, and Tielle’s “Blessless” serves as the closing song.
A discussion with the primary voice actors was part of the most recent BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy- Anime Announcement Special Event. Dark Schneider will be voiced by Kisho Taniyama. He also provided the voices for Chuuya Nakahara in Bungou Stray Dogs: Dead Apple and Jean Kirstein in Attack on Titan. Tia Noto Yoko will be voiced by Tomori Kusunoki who previously voiced Sumika Kagami in Muv-Luv Alternative. Ninja Master Gara will be voiced by Hiroki Yasumoto, who played King in One Punch Man. Additionally, Arshes Nei will be voiced by Yoko Hikasa, who played Rias Gremory in High School DxD New. Kanae Ito as Lucien Renlen, Tomokazu Sugita as Abigail, Kensho Ono as Kall-Su, and Nao Toyama as Sheila Tuel Meta-Llicana are other voices actors who skipped this panel.
Earth saw a calamity four centuries ago brought on by the demon Anthrasax before she was killed by the Dragon Knight, ushering in a new dark era. The Dark Rebel Army is now attacking the Kingdom of Metallicana in an effort to bring back Anthrax. As a result, the high priest requests that his daughter help Dark Schneider, a dark wizard and the original leader of the Dark Rebel Army who assumed the form of 14-year-old Luche Renren, awaken. Over time, Dark’s allies come to understand his true identity and connection to the catastrophe that befell the Old World. In a universe akin to Dungeons & Dragons, Bastard! past !’s is about sorcery, vengeance, and other power battles. In this dystopian world, where horrible monsters and untamed animals rule, magic is necessary for people to survive. Each of the four seals that keep the God of Destruction dormant is guarded by one of the four kingdoms, which total four. While the manga’s first half primarily follows a subject reminiscent of Dungeons & Dragons settings, the second half also focuses on ideas like beliefs, values, and faiths.
Will There Be Bastard Season 2?
Bastard’s comeback for the second season in 2023 will probably depend on fan demand after the publication of season 1 part 2 later this year. On the one hand, there is still a ton of original manga series source material available for further anime content adaptation. If the current pace is any indication, the 2022 resurrection might last up to three full seasons, but that depends on how well it performs with viewers. Ratings and reviews can also make a big difference. Netflix programs depend on how many viewers they can get both domestically and internationally, including in Japan. Even while it’s far too early to tell how fans will react to the new relaunch, it’s interesting to note that reactions have been varied. It has just been a few days since the series’ global premiere, but IMDB and MyAnimeList are both giving it 8.2 and 7.04 out of 10 points, respectively. The reviews from critics have also been conflicting, with LeisureByte awarding it a 3.5/5 and ReadySteadyCut calling it a “very sexualized anime with outmoded views.” If Bastard can uphold his reputation and improve the plot in season 1 part 2, fans may anticipate seeing a lot more Dark Schneider stuff.