According to this year’s 9th issue of Weekly Shounen Sunday magazine, a TV anime adaptation of Fukuda Hiroshi’s action-fantasy manga series, 「Joujuu Senjin!! Mushibugyo」 (常住戦陣!! ムシブギョー 虫奉行), is currently in the works. The official website will launch at a later date.

*Synopsis:

The people have demanded change, Criterion boxes were created for the purpose of the people to leave their complaints in it. The result of this were two changes: the first being the creation of of ‘Koishigawa Youjoujo’ for the people, the second being an inner-city magistrate office, known as the Mushibugyo.

Tsukishima Jinbee is a warrior who aims to be best, under the belief that a weak warrior isn’t a warrior at all. He was scouted out by a representative to join the Mushibugyo and told to go to Edo with the instructions that he’d knew what to do once he got there. Shortly after arriving at Edo, he hears a scream and goes to check it out… To find a giant spider-like creature devouring some citizens of Edo. Being a warrior, there’s no way he could stand this.

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