Disney+ Hotstar is bringing the highly-anticipated anime sequel, Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown, to India! Starting Sunday, fans can tune in every Saturday at 11:30 p.m. IST to catch a new episode of the anime. This comes hot on the heels of its premiere in Japan, where it’s been airing on MBS, TV Tokyo, and AT-X since January 7th.
The anime features an exciting new cast, with Mikako Komatsu as Yuzuha Shiba and Tomokazu Sugita as Taiju Shiba. The anime is based on Ken Wakui’s popular manga of the same name, which is being released in English by Kodansha USA Publishing.
The story follows Takemichi Hanagaki, a man at the lowest point of his life. He’s just learned that his high school sweetheart, Hinata Tachibana, has been killed by a notorious gang known as the Tokyo Manji Gang. Devastated, Takemichi discovers that he has the power to time-travel back to his middle school days and sets out to save Hinata and change the course of his own life.
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The anime adaptation first premiered in April 2021 and was streamed in India by Muse Asia and later by Netflix. The live-action film adaptation, which opened in Japan in July 2021, was a huge hit and grossed the #1 spot in the country. A sequel to the film is set to release in two parts in Spring and Summer of 2023.
If you’re a fan of anime or just looking for a thrilling and action-packed story, be sure to catch Tokyo Revengers: Christmas Showdown on Disney+ Hotstar! With a new episode every Saturday, it’s the perfect way to kick off your weekend.
Source – Disney+ Hotstar