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Sakamoto Days Manga to Anime Adaptation Announced for January 2025 Release

Fans of action-packed manga have a reason to rejoice: the popular series "Sakamoto Days" is set to receive an anime adaptation, with a highly anticipated release date slated for January 2025. The announcement has sent waves of excitement through the manga and anime communities, as readers eagerly anticipate seeing their favorite characters and scenes come to life on the small screen.

The Story Behind Sakamoto Days

"Sakamoto Days," written and illustrated by Yuto Suzuki, first appeared in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump in November 2020. The manga quickly garnered a dedicated following due to its unique blend of intense action, compelling characters, and humor. The story follows Taro Sakamoto, a legendary hitman who retires from a life of crime to settle down with his family and run a small convenience store. However, his peaceful days are interrupted when his past catches up with him, and he is forced to use his extraordinary skills to protect his loved ones and his way of life.

What to Expect from the Anime Adaptation

The anime adaptation of "Sakamoto Days" promises to bring the same high-octane action and witty humor that made the manga a hit. The adaptation will be produced by a renowned animation studio, ensuring top-notch animation quality and faithful character designs that stay true to the original manga.

Key Elements of the Anime

1. Action-Packed Sequences: Fans can expect dynamic and well-choreographed fight scenes that capture the essence of the manga’s thrilling action.

2. Character Development: The series delves deeply into Sakamoto’s transformation from a feared assassin to a devoted family man, exploring themes of redemption and the struggle to leave behind a violent past.

3. Humor and Heart: The anime will balance its intense moments with humor and heartwarming scenes, highlighting Sakamoto's attempts to navigate his new life while protecting his loved ones.

Production Team and Voice Cast

  • Creator: Yuuto Suzuki
  • Director and Supervisor: Masaki Watanabe (known for his work in Parasyte: The Maxim, Fruits Basket, etc)
  • Series Composition: Taku Kishimoto (known for his work in Erased, Haikyuu, Blue Lock, Ranking of King, Fruits Basket, etc)
  • Screenplay: Yuuto Suzuki
  • Composer:
  • Character Designs: You Moriyama (known for his work in AOT, Death Note, Dr. Stone, Monster, etc)
  • Studio: TMS Entertainment
  • Additionally, the voice cast features some of the most talented voice actors in the industry, bringing the characters to life with performances that capture their personalities perfectly. Fans of the manga will be delighted to hear familiar voices that embody the spirit of Sakamoto, his family, and his adversaries.
  • Taro Sakamoto voiced by Tomokazu Sugita (well-known for Gintoki Sakata from Gintama, Joseph Joestar from Jojo’s Bizzare Adventure, and more)

Release Date and Platforms

Mark your calendars for January 2025, as "Sakamoto Days" is set to premiere at the start of the year. The anime will be available on several streaming platforms, making it accessible to a global audience. Specific platforms and regions will be announced closer to the release date, ensuring fans worldwide can join in on the excitement.

Anticipation and Fan Reactions

The announcement of the "Sakamoto Days" anime adaptation has been met with enthusiastic reactions from fans on social media. The hashtag #SakamotoDaysAnime has been trending as fans share their excitement and speculate about which scenes from the manga will be featured in the anime.


The upcoming anime adaptation of "Sakamoto Days" is shaping up to be one of the most exciting releases of 2025. With its unique blend of action, humor, and heartfelt moments, the series promises to captivate both longtime fans of the manga and newcomers alike. As the release date approaches, anticipation continues to build, ensuring that "Sakamoto Days" will be a standout addition to the anime landscape.

Stay tuned for more updates as we approach the premiere of "Sakamoto Days" in January 2025, and get ready to embark on an action-filled journey with Taro Sakamoto and his unforgettable adventures.

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Sakamoto Days Manga to Anime Adaptation Announced for January 2025 Release

Fans of action-packed manga have a reason to rejoice: the popular series "Sakamoto Days" is set to receive an anime adaptation, wi...