Does historical anime and manga fascinate you, do you like seeing historical events in motion ?. If yes, then Heike Monogatari- The Heiki Story anime is for you. The anime adapts the epic Heiki Monogatari, a remake of the classic Tale of Heike in a modern language. The epic tells the story of the sluggish war of the Taira clan and the Minamoto clan for taking control over Japan. The anime was announced in July, and episode 1 will be released on September 15, 2021, on various streaming platforms.
Heike Monogatari- The Heike Story Anime Plot
The anime will center around Biwa, a blind traveling musician in the 12th century, where the Taira Clan and the Minamoto clan fight each other from toe to toe to take control of Japan. She is gifted with the powers to see in the future. One day, she meets Taira no Shigemori, an heir of the Taira clan, and tells him a prophecy that can be a future changer for his clan.
Heike Monogatari- The Heike Story Anime Episodes Release Schedule
The Heike Story is airing from September 16, 2021, in advance before streaming in Fuji TV’s +Ultra programming block in Winter 2022. However, a number of episodes in anime have not been disclosed yet by the production company. Therefore we can only assume that anime will have at least 12 episodes which may release on the following schedule:
Episode 1 – September 15, 2021
Episode 2 – September 22, 2021
Episode 3 – September 29, 2021
Episode 4 – October 6, 2021
Episode 5 – October 13, 2021
Episode 6 – October 20, 2021
Episode 7 – October 27, 2021
Episode 8 – November 3, 2021
Episode 9 – November 10, 2021
Episode 10 – November 17, 2021
Episode 11- November 25, 2021
Episode 12 – December 2, 2021
So, if we get hands on the official release schedule, we will surely make you update about this.
The Heiki Story Anime Opening and Closing Theme Song
The opening song of Heiki Story is named “Hikaru Toki” (When the Light Shines). The rock band hitsujibungaku performs it.
The closing song of the new anime is named “unified perspective.” agraph feat. ANI (Scha Dara Parr) performs it.
Heiki Monogatari anime Trailer
Heiki Monogatari anime staff
- Director- Naoko Yamada
- Biwa – Aoi Yūki
- Taira no Tokuko – Saori Hayami
- Taira no Shigemori – Takahiro Sakurai
- Taira no Kiyomori – Tesshō Genda
Original creator – Hideo FurukawaOriginal Character Design – Fumiko Takano
Where to watch Heiki Monogatari anime
The stream will air on Fuji TV’s FOD in Japan on Sep 15 at 24:00 JST. Bilibili and Funimation will also begin the streaming on September 15 at the same time. So you can tune any of the two streaming services to watch the epic tale.