It was officially confirmed by Weekly Shonen Jump that Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku by Yuji Kaku, is getting its time on screen in the near future! Along with Chainsaw Man, which was announced back in December and is releasing in 2022, and Spy x Family, which is releasing in April 2022, Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku is one of the manga series we wanted to see adapted most.
It was also announced recently that Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku's manga is ending with the 127th chapter being the final chapter to release in the series. In the final chapter that released in Shueisha's Jump+ app on January 25th, the anime adaptation was announced.
Here's all we know about the upcoming Hell's Paradise anime so far. We have new updates thanks to Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku's stage event at Jump Festa 2022!
What's Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku about?
The story of Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku follows Gabimaru, who's notoriety as one of the most brutal assassins has coined him the name Gabimaru the Hollow. He's highly talented in what he does and is always effective, but he's betrayed, and as a result of this betrayal, is handed a death sentence.
Only one thing will grant him his freedom: Travel to a long-hidden, mysterious island and retrieve the famed elixir of immortality for the shogun. But this island is a place where heaven and hell are just a hair’s breadth away, so he'll have to make it out in one piece first.
Who's the staff behind the Hell's Paradise Anime?
It was announced at Jump Festa 2022 that MAPPA (Jujutsu Kaisen, Chainsaw Man) are animating the Hell's Paradise anime with production by Twin Engine. Directing the series is Kaori Makita (Twittering Birds Never Fly). The character designs are being done by Akitsugu Hisagi (Kids on the Slope, One Punch Man, Future Diary) and Yoshiaki Dewa (My Hero Academia Season 2, Food Wars!, Highschool of the Dead) is doing the music for the series.
Hell's Paradise Anime Release Date
It was confirmed that the Hell's Paradise: Jigokuraku anime is airing on April 1, 2023 as part of the Spring 2023 anime season. It will be available to stream on Crunchyroll.
The first trailer and visual were released at Jump Festa 2022. Check them out now below!