On the Twitter account of the upcoming anime adaptation of “Bisco the Rust-Eater” (jap.: “Sabikui Bisco”), it was announced that the series will be broadcast on Japanese television starting in January 2022. To go along with that, there’s a new trailer you can watch below.
Rust-Eater Bisco (Sabikui Bisco) Release Date
The series is being produced at Studio OZ under the direction of Atsushi Ikariya (“ID: INVADED”), who is also contributing the character design. Sadayuki Murai (“Cowboy Bebop”) is responsible for the script and series composition, while Daisuke Mataga serves as assistant director and Takeshi Ueda is responsible for the musical score.
The main cast features Ryouta Suzuki (Yuu in “Kaguya-sama”) as Bisco Akaboshi, Natsuki Hanae (Taichi in “Digimon tri.”) as Miro Nekoyanagi, Reina Kondou (Nikaidou in “Dorohedoro”) as Pauu Nekoyanagi and Miyu Tomita (Rizu in “We Never Learn”) as Chiroru Oochagama.
The anime is based on a light novel by Shinji Cobkubo (story) and Akagishi K (drawings), which has been published in Japan since March 2018 and counts seven volumes so far. A manga adaptation by Yuusuke Takahashi was published in “Manga UP!” magazine from 2019 to 2021.
Rust-Eater Bisco Visual
Sabikui Bisco Trailer
Rust-Eater Bisco Plot
Set in a Japan plagued by plague-like rust, the story details the journey of the strongest mushroom hunter Bisco Akaboshi and young doctor Milo Nekoyanagi and their search for the legendary medicinal mushroom “Sabikui,” which is believed to be a cure for the rust