The anime adaptation of Yoshifumi Tozuka’s “Undead Unluck” is making waves in the anime world, with its second trailer highlighting the blood-soaked action scenes fans can look forward to.
On Thursday, TMS Entertainment unveiled that the streaming service Hulu has secured the broadcasting rights for the television adaptation of Yoshifumi Tozuka’s manga, Undead Unluck. The anime is scheduled for its debut on the platform in October.
In a further reveal, TMS Entertainment shared that the anime will be showcased at Hulu’s interactive Entertainment Hall event at Anime Expo 2023 over the upcoming weekend. Alongside this feature, there will be a separate event planned at the convention on Sunday.
This event will be graced by the presence of voice actors Natsuki Hanae (the voice of Shen) and Moe Kahara (who voices Fuuko Izumo), as well as manga editor Takumi Hashimoto, Undead Unluck manga’s editor, and producer Ryōta Hasegawa.
Adding another layer to the Expo’s excitement, TMS Entertainment and Bang Zoom! Studios are set to conduct open auditions for a role in the English dub of the anime on Tuesday.
Undead Unluck New Trailer
On Monday, TMS Entertainment released the second teaser trailer for the television anime adaptation of Yoshifumi Tozuka’s Undead Unluck manga. This follows the debut of the trailer at the Anime Expo on the previous day.
The freshly released teaser emphasizes the intense, blood-filled action sequences featuring the character Andy.
Undead Unluck Premise and Overview
“Undead Unluck” is a unique story that follows the meeting of an unfortunate girl and an undead man, leading to pure chaos. The girl, Fuuko Izumo, is plagued by her special ability ‘Unluck,’ which inadvertently leads to people’s deaths.
When she decides to end it all, she crosses paths with Andy, a man who yearns for death but is unable to die. This encounter gives Fuuko a reason to live and Andy the possibility of achieving the death he desires.
TMS Entertainment describes the anime:
What happens when an unlucky girl meets an undead guy? Pure chaos!
Tired of inadvertently killing people with her special ability Unluck, Fuuko Izumo sets out to end it all. But when she meets Andy, a man who longs for death but can’t die, she finds a reason to live—and he finds someone capable of giving him the death he’s been longing for.
Undead Unluck Release Date and Auditions
The much-anticipated anime is set to premiere on Hulu in October. In addition to the release, TMS Entertainment and Bang Zoom! Studios are also holding open auditions for a role in the English dub of the anime at the Anime Expo.
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Undead Unluck Production Team
The anime reunites the main staff from the “Fire Force” anime. Yuki Yase is directing the anime at David production, known for “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure.” Hideyuki Morioka is in charge of character design for animation, and Kenichiro Suehiro is composing the music. The anime’s production and planning are being handled by UNLIMITED PRODUCE by TMS.
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Undead Unluck Cast and Manga Background
The anime stars Moe Kahara as Fuuko Izumo, Yūichi Nakamura as Andy, Kenji Nomura as Void, and Natsuki Hanae as Shen. The manga, published by Yoshifumi Tozuka, debuted as a one-shot in Weekly Shonen Jump in January 2019. Following its popularity, a serialized version was launched in the same magazine a year later. Viz Media began publishing the manga digitally and in print in 2020.
As we anticipate the release of the “Undead Unluck” anime, it’s clear that the show promises to deliver an exciting blend of action and intrigue, as showcased in the recently released teaser trailer.
The unique premise of an unlucky girl crossing paths with an undead man longing for death is sure to engage audiences and create a captivating narrative.
With its debut on Hulu and the involvement of notable voice actors and production staff, fans of the manga and new viewers alike can look forward to a high-quality adaptation that brings the thrilling world of “Undead Unluck” to life.