Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information

The anime adaptation of Chained Soldier has been delayed from its original 2023 release date. The new release date of January 2024 was announced at an event at AnimeJapan 2023.

Plot and Premise of Chained Soldier Anime

The anime adaptation of Chained Soldier (Mato Seihei no Slave) is based on the manga series of the same name. The story is set in a parallel world where women are the dominant gender. There are portals to another dimension called the Mato, where dangerous monsters called Yomotsu Shuuki roam. To combat these monsters, the government formed the Anti-demon Corps, an elite group of women who have received power from the Peaches.

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Anti-demon Corps in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

The protagonist of the story is Yuki Wakura, a high school student who is transported to the Mato. He is enslaved by Kyoka Uzen, the captain of the 7th Anti-demon Squad. Kyoka needs Yuki’s help to fight the Yomotsu Shuuki, as his body has special properties that can enhance her powers.

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Yuki Wakura in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

Yuki is initially reluctant to help Kyoka, but he eventually agrees. He joins the Anti-demon Corps and becomes Kyoka’s slave. Together, they fight the Yomotsu Shuuki and protect the world.

Episodes and Genre

The anime adaptation of Chained Soldier is expected to be a 12-episode series. It is scheduled to premiere in January 2024.

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Yuki Wakura in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

The anime has been classified as an action harem, which means that it will feature a male protagonist surrounded by attractive female characters. The manga series has been praised for its action scenes and its depiction of the relationship between Yuki and Ky0ka. The anime adaptation is expected to be a popular series among fans of action, harem, and ecchi anime.

Cast and Crew

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Kyoko Uzen in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

The anime is being produced by Seven Arcs, and the staff includes:

  • Director: Goro Kuji
  • General Director: Junji Nishimura
  • Series Composition: Yasuhiro Nakanishi
  • Script: Ryota Kano and Akira Kindaichi
  • Character Design: Hiroyuki Yoshii
  • Music: Kohta Yamamoto
Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Yuki Wakura in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

The cast includes:

  • Yuya Hirose as Yuki Wakura
  • Akari Kito as Kyoka Uzen
  • Yume Miyamoto as Himari Azuma
  • Mari Hino as Shushu Suruga
  • Hina Tachibana as Nei Okawamura
  • Maaya Uchida as Tenka Izumo
  • Nene Hieda as Yachiho Azuma
  • Reina Ueda as Sahara Wakasa
  • Rina Hidaka as Naon Yuno
  • Sayaka Senbongi as Koko Zenibako
  • Tomori Kusunoki as Aoba Wakura
  • Yume Miyamoto as Himari Azuma

The demand for Chained Soldier

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Kyoko Uzen in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

The Chained Soldier anime was released because the manga series was popular and there was demand for an anime adaptation. The manga series has been serialized in Shueisha’s Shonen Jump+ magazine since January 2019 and has over 5 million copies in circulation. The anime adaptation is expected to reach a wider audience and introduce the story to new fans.

The anime adaptation is also being produced by Seven Arcs, a studio with a good track record of producing action anime. Seven Arcs has produced anime such as “Trinity Seven”, “The Seven Deadly Sins”, and “Date A Live”.

Chained Soldier Anime: Release Date + Additional Information
Yuki Wakura in Chained Soldier Anime | Image courtesy of Studio Seven Arcs

Whatever the reason for the delay, the Chained Soldier anime is still scheduled to be released in January 2024. Fans of the manga series can look forward to seeing the story adapted into anime, even if they have to wait a little longer than expected. For the impatient ones, you can grab your copy of the manga here.

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