An original anime television project titled Shine on! Bakumatsu Boys (also known as Bucchigire) will premiere on July 8, 2022. The production team also shared a new key visual and PV trailer for the series on their Twitter account.
The visual and the trailer introduce the main characters of Shine on! Bakumatsu Boys. The anime is titled by Gen Satou like Ichibanboshi, Shunichi Toki like Sakuya, Toshiyuki Toyonaga like Heisuke Toudou, Sumire Uesaka like Akira, Shin-ichiro Miki like Sougen, Yuuto Uemura like Suzuran, Wataru Takagi like Gyatarou, and Fukushi Ochiai like Bou.
The production team consists of Tetsuo Hirakawa (Yu-No: A girl who sings of love at the limits of this world) as a director and composer of series and Yokota Masafumi (The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Those Who Wait for a Star) as a character designer. Hiroyuki Takei (shaman king) provides original character designs for anime and Yasuharu Takanashi (Tsukimichi: Moonlight Fantasy) marks the music. Geno Studio handles the main production of the animation.
Anime News Network describes the series as follows:
The story takes place when the samurai ruled Japan. However, the Shinsengumi Police were all but wiped out by an unknown enemy save for a single survivor. Seven criminals were chosen as replacements for the Shinsengumi. To ensure public order in Kyoto, a replacement top secret operation is set up.
Source: Bucchigire Official Twitter