Her sheer strength and power, once disciplined in life, are completely unhinged in death, making her far and away the strongest fighter. San francisco, ca, september 26, 2017 viz media, llc viz media,a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing delivers the english release of the popular japanese light novel juni taisen. Funimation kicks off their simuldub of juni taisen on 1018 at 3. Zodiac war is a 2017 anime series based on the light novel series by nisio isin and hikaru nakamura. Crunchyroll funimation announces juni taisen english. The novel is licensed by viz media, which released an english translation in october 2017. Juuni taisen completed just a story about miyamoto sakura being cute. The juni taisen anime was one of the hottest anime coming out of japan. Zodiac war by nisioisin available from rakuten kobo. The ending is solid, and though i personally wouldve wished for something different, even that is fully addressed. Crunchyroll nisio isin pens sequel to juni taisen novel. Zerochan has 83 juuni taisen anime images, fanart, and many more in its gallery. Unfortunately, i have a number of problems with both the light novel and the anime that i. The one wish that must be granted, and the ninetynine that can be done without.
Spoilers on juuni taisens sequel novel juuni taisen vs juuni taisen. The record of the bloody battle between the twelve proud warriors the 12th twelve tournament that gets held every twelve yearstwelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. In 2002, nisioisins novel the beheading cycle won the 23rd mephisto prize and became his debut publication. Id say watch the first couple episodes and if it doesnt do much for you, but the story still interests you pick up the novel because it is coming out very soon. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other comic vine. Juuni taisen is prequel to one of the short from oneshot series oogiri by isin nisio that was serialized in weekly. Unfortunately, i have a number of problems with both. Zodiac war kindle edition by, nisioisin, nakamura, hikaru. The english language version will be published under the title of juni taisen.
Juuni taisen is a light novel series by nisioisin and hikaru nakamura. Review of the light novel juni taisen zodiac war by nisioisin light novel information title. Zodiac war is a battle royale type of novel in which 12 warriors representing various chinese zodiac animals battle in a fight to the death. Nezumi is one of the warriors chosen for the juuni taisen. But now on this 2nd episode, i really enjoyed it even more. The characters in juuni taisen are a lot more likeable than those in gantz, but that does not. Key visual art for the japanese anime series, juuni taisen. Main cast daman mills tsugiyoshi suminonezumi the rat, ian sinclair eiji kashiiushii the.
Juuni taisen is a very underrated and under appreciated anime. Zodiac war the record of the bloody battle between the twelve proud warriors the 12th twelve tournament that gets held every twelve years twelve brave warriors who bear the names of the signs of the zodiac fight each other for the lives and souls. Juuni taisen is an anime series adapted from a light novel by nisioisin and has collected 1 volume with 12 chapters. Of course, as a downside, while theres plenty of room for action, the story is very light on character development. Juni taisen he is first seen sleeping while the rest of the juuni taisen warriors arrive. Every 12 years, the 12 signs of the chinese zodiac take the form of warriors and engage in the ulti. I think this is one of the best animated dramas to come out within the last few years. Among his numerous novels are the zaregoto series, the monogatari series, the densetsu series, and the bokyaku tantei series. Juuni taisenanime nisioisin wiki fandom powered by wikia. Every 12 years, mercenaries who possess the highest caliber of brute strength, cunning wit, and deadly precision gather to participate in the zodiac tournament. There are the 12 signs of the zodiac, each one represented by a different person who has special skills, be it being a drunken fist fighter, someone who can use guns without the need to reload them at all or being able to communicate with birds. Juuni taisen 12 warriors who are burdened with the names of the 12 chinese zodiac members fight with each others lives and pride at stake, all to grant just one wish.
An anime television series adaptation premiered in the fall season on october 3, 2017. People were not prepared for the very harsh yet realistic themes portrayed in juuni taisen. Juni taisen novel gets stage play next may dec 28, 2017 north american anime, manga releases, october 814 oct 10, 2017 nisioisin, hikaru nakamuras juni taisen novel gets sequel book in. Im a high school boy and a best selling light novel author, strangled by my female juniorand a voice actress in another world with my smartphone inside the cave of obscenity. The story focuses on 12 people burdened with an animal of the eastern zodiac that must fight each other to grant a wish. Nobuhiko okamoto 3gatsu no lion will voice usagi and graphinica will produce the tv anime. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading juni taisen. Juuni taisen focuses on each of the zodiac members, with their personalities showing a small part of the gruesome and dark side of society, much like gantz does. An anime television series adaptation by graphinica aired from october 3 to december 19, 2017. To prepare for the launch of the adaptation of a light novel series written by monogataris nisio isin and illustrated by. Twelve warriors enter a death match, but only one can survive to win the ultimate prize. An anime adaptation of nisio isins novel juuni taisen, produced by studio graphinica, aired between october 3, 2017 to december 19, 2017. Only thing is that juuni taisen doesnt really seem to be as engaging and is really just straight forward where as queens blade had more turns and characters in the fighting. Looking for information on the anime juuni taisen juni taisen.
Rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat. Juuni taisen official site the winner has finally been decided, and his wish is about to be granted on the twelfth and final episode of the japanese action anime series, juuni taisen. English translation of the japanese light novel juuni taisen. Although from viz, this is not a manga the only illustrations are collected on the cover and used as chapter headings. Every 12 years, the 12 signs of the chinese zodiac take the form of warriors and engage in the ultimate battle royal. An official website has opened and announced that a novel by writer isin nisio and illustrator hikaru nakamura titled juuni taisen will get a tv anime adaptation for 2017. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets.
It is a prequel to oneshot manga titled the one wish that must be granted, and the ninetynine that can be done without, and has spawned an anime and manga adaptations. Zodiac war, based on the light novel series written by nisio isin and illustrated by hikaru nakamura. Doushitemo kanaetai tatta hitotsu no negai to wari to sou demo nai 99 no negai one shot. The novel was published by shueisha on may 19, 2015. From what myanimelist tells me, this is the first full length series that the studio for juni taisen graphinica will be adapting. In the greatest battle royale novel ever, 12 warriors who are burdened with the names of the 12 chinese zodiac members fight with each others lives and pride at stake, all to grant just one wish. Its light novel sequel, juni taisen tai juni taisen, lit. Light novel juuni taisen gets tv anime adaptation for 2017. It is a prequel to their oneshot manga titled doshitemo kanaetai tatta hitotsu no negai to wari to so demo nai 99 no negai.
As a manga writer, he has appeared in the weekly shonen jump magazine with his series. So i would be cautious with getting any hopes too high. The anime adaptation of nisio isins novel was produced by graphinica, with naoto hosoda directing, sadayuki murai writing the scripts, chikashi kadekaru working on the character design, and go shiina composing the music. Juuni taisen official site it may have at first seem that the ongoing 12th zodiac war is nothing more than just a violent event participated in by 12 powerful warriors with no qualms about killing each other for the sake of. Funimation entertainment will produce a simuldub of the series, which will premiere on the funimationnow streaming service on october 18, 2017. I would say both are good but if you had to pick one i would go with queens blade as the series to watch as its more unpredictable and the characters are a lot more. A light novel written by nisio isin and illustrated by nakamura hikaru. Ive seen the anime for this series, and ive read the light novel, so of course i had to see how the manga faired. In his private life, nezumi attends a regular japanese high school. List of light novel chapters juuni taisen wiki fandom. Zodiac war, originally a light novel by nisioisin, recently received an anime adaptation. Find out more with myanimelist, the worlds most active online anime and manga community and database.839 1070 970 717 1462 95 1219 599 92 311 901 743 1306 754 75 1039 575 1159 1270 291 118 743 389 1244 1039 422 1103 688 948 329 1313 264 842 236 1411 1301 488 1264