Earlier today, the official To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts (Katsute Kami Datta Kemono-tachi e) anime website updated with a new key visual. The image is a reverse of the first visual, showing Hank front and center as Schaal looks on from the background.
In addition, the site confirmed that the series will air in July on Tokyo MX, MBS, and BS11, among other networks.
Jun Shishido (The Story of Saiunkoku, Hajime no Ippo Rising) will direct the project at MAPPA, with Daisuke Niinuma providing character designs. Shigeru Murakoshi (Zombie Land Saga) is in charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Schaal: Ai Kakuma
- Hank: Katsuyuki Konishi
- Elaine: Mamiko Noto
- Cain: Yūichi Nakamura
- Claude: Kaito Ishikawa
- Liza: Yoko Hikasa
Maybe’s To the Abandoned Sacred Beasts launched in the pages of Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shounen Magazine in 2014. The series currently spans eight compiled volumes, with volume 8 hitting stores on February 8.
Kodansha Comics holds the rights to the series in North America, which they describe as:
During a protacted civil war that pitted the North against the South, the outnumbered Northerners used dark magic to create monstrous super-soldiers called Incarnates. Now that the war has ended, those Sacred Beasts must learn to make their way in a peaceful society, or face death at the hands of a Beast Hunter. Nancy Schaal Bancroft, the daughter of an Incarnate, turns to hunting the hunter herself. But once she catches up with her quarry, she discovers hard truths about the lives of these Sacred Beasts.
Source: Comic Natalie