Crunchyroll has updated their official Youtube channel with a trailer for the Golden Kamuy anime series. For those who aren’t aware, the anime series is based on Satoru Noda’s manga series of the the same name. The series will premiere on Tokyo MX on April 9 and later on YTV, Sapporo TV, and BS11. The series will simulcast on Crunchyroll and the Funimation will be streaming the English dub. The cast and production team behind the series was revealed earlier this month.
The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era.
A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” —who survived the lethal Japan-Russo War—was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose…
What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune at a single stroke, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?!
The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Ashiripa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins!