ANIMAX Asia set to premiere Twin Star Exorcists this April

The upcoming supernatural anime will be the channel's third simulcast title this year.

Pan-regional anime channel ANIMAX Asia has announced in a teaser this week that the upcoming supernatural anime Twin Star Exorcists is set to premiere on the channel this April on a simulcast basis.

The anime will be the channel’s third simulcast title this year, after Durarara!!×2 Third Arc and Grimgar, Ashes and Illusions.

The anime will premiere on the channel the same time as Japan on Wednesday, April 6.


Twin Star Exorcists

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Grotesque monsters known as Impurities reside in Magano, a realm parallel to the present day. Exorcists purify these evil apparitions to protect the people. Rokuro Enmadou is opposed to becoming an exorcist, even though he has the talent to be one, but an oracle gives him the title of “Twin Star Exorcist,” the name bestowed upon married exorcists. Benio Adashino, the girl who receives the title along with Rokuro, is determined to exorcise all the Impurities in the world. The two find themselves wrapped up in more and more battles together as the Twin Star Exorcists, and as Rokuro watches Benio fight with the wish to become stronger, he’s forced to face the weakness he’s lived with ever since the Hiinatsuki Tragedy. Now that his eyes are turned toward the battle again, thanks to Benio, Rokuro makes up his mind to fight as an exorcist once more, and the Twin Star Exorcists take on the most powerful of Impurities together! (Synopsis from Crunchyroll)

Twin Star Exorcists is an anime adaptation of a Japanese supernatural manga series by Yoshiaki Sukeno, which is being serialized by Shueisha on their Jump Square magazine since November 2013. The manga currently has seven (7) volumes.

The anime adaptation is directed by Tomohisa Taguchi, who worked on several Persona anime adaptations, while scripts are handled by Naruhisa Arakawa, who worked on anime titles like Maoyu and Outbreak Company. Character designs are made by Kikuto Sadakata, who also handled designs for Corpse Princess and Princess Resurrection,  which will be produced by Pierrot.