Drifters (ドリフターズ) is the Japanese action and science fantasy anime TV series based on the a fantasy, alternate history Japanese manga written and illustrated by Kouta Hirano.
Premiered: October 7, 2016
Season: Fall 2016
Broadcast: Fridays at 23:00 JST
Producers: NBCUniversal Entertainment Japan
Studios: Hoods Drifters Studio
Licensed by: Funimation Entertainment, Universal Pictures UK
Network: Tokyo MX, GYT, KBS Kyoto, MBC, GBS
Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Historical, Samurai, Seinen
Rating: R – 17+ (violence & profanity)
Others: Drifters: Special Edition
Ending Theme: “Vermillion” by Maon Kurosaki
Shimazu Toyohisa, whilst involved at the Battle of Sekigahara, is able to mortally injure Ii Naomasa, but is extremely injured in the way. As he moves from the field broken and bleeding, Toyohisa locates himself taken to a corridor of doors, the place where a bespectacled man at a desk waits for him. This man, Murasaki, sends Toyohisa into the closest door where he wakes up in another world. There, Toyohisa meets many other great warriors like him who’ve been transferred as well, to engage in a group known as “Drifters. “.