As part of the “Jump Festa” event, it was announced today that the manga series Platinum End by the Death Note duo Takeshi Obata and Tsugumi Ohba will receive an anime adaptation.
Platinum End Anime Release Date
The series is directed by Hideya Takahashi (“JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind”) in Studio Signal.MD (“Mars Red, Dragon Goes House-Hunting“). Shinichi Inotsume (“PERSONA 5 the Animation”) is responsible for the series composition, while Koji Odate (“No Game No Life“) contributes the character design. Masanori Ikeda is CGI director and Takatoshi Hamano is the sound director.
Author Tsugumi Ohba and illustrator Takeshi Obata, who together produced the successful works Death Note and Bakuman. started Platinum End in November 2015 in the Jump SQ magazine. Shueisha has published 13 volumes in Japan.
Platinum End Anime will start on Japanese television in Oct, 2021.
However, neither a specific date nor an international release date has been revealed, with no confirmation that the series will be simulcast around the world on platforms such as Crunchyroll or Funimation.
On one hand, the series may be simulcast and release weekly episodes, or release on the platforms after the season finale has aired in Japan.
Another option would be for Netflix to purchase the broadcasting rights for Platinum End and release the series several months later; similar to how Edens Zero will be broadcast.
Platinum End Anime Visual
Platinum End Characters, Cast & Staff
I. Characters & Cast
|Mirai Kakehashi||Miyu Irino|
|Nanato Mukaidō||Toshiyuki Morikawa|
- Director: Hideya Takahashi
- Original Character Design: Takeshi Obata
- Original Creator: Tsugumi Ohba
- Sound Director: Takatoshi Hamano
Platinum End Anime Visual Teaser
After Mirai’s family dies in a car accident, he comes to his uncle and aunt. But his life there is unbearable and so he jumps off a high-rise roof on the last day of middle school. At the last moment, however, the angel wet him and explains to him that everyone has the right to happiness. It equips him with special abilities and gives him the chance to give his life meaning again.