Kyochu Retto

Survival-Horror Manga Kyochu Retto Gets Anime Adaptation, Releases PV


Date: 28/12/2018

Kyochu Retto is a survival-horror manga by Yasutaka Fujimi that has five volumes to its credit currently. The English title for the same is The Island of Giant Insects. The manga follows the story of a group of students who end up stranded on a remote island. It is not just any normal island but one which is swarming with gigantic, man-eating arthropods. The second-year high school student Mutsumi Oribe and her classmates survive the plane crash. But now they have to survive on this island. Mutsumi’s survival skills and encyclopedic knowledge of Entomology is what separates them from living and certain death.

The release of the 6th volume of the manga will be a Japanese special edition with an anime pack-in bonus. Check out the key visual and promo video below. Mark your dates guys, to be the first to check the anime out. The sixth volume will release on June 20, 2019 in Japan.

The anime will have the main cast as follows. Firstly, we have M.A.O as Mutsumi Oribe, Rika Tachibana as Chitose Naruse. Moreover, we have Misato Fukuen as Ayumi Matsuoka, Momo Asakura as Mami Miura. Finally, Chiaki Takahashi as Misuzu Jinno.

Kyochu Retto – Key Visual

Kyochu Retto

Kyochu Retto – PV

Additionally, the details of the staff been put out too. Firstly, we have Takeo Takahashi working as the chief director. Secondly, Shigeru Morita will be responsible for the screenplay. Then we have Takayuki Noguchi doing the Character designs. Lastly, Passione will be handling the animation production.

If you are excited about this anime do let us know in the comments below. If you are a fan of horror like me I am sure that you are very delighted with this upcoming anime. While the concept of being stranded is nothing new, but what matter is the execution of the plot. The character designs are nice so let us see how interesting they will turn out to be. Do check out the Top 50+ Best Horror Anime Of All Time post to get started on this genre.

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