Golden Kamuy episode credits (season 1)

Episode 1: Wen Kamuy

Airing date: 9 April 2018

  • Screenplay: Takagi Noboru
  • Storyboard: Sanjo Namimi (Director Nanba Hitoshi’s alias)
  • Episode director: Kawakoshi Takahiro
  • Animation supervisor: Hayama Junichi, Kozono Naho

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 1-2 in the manga
  • The broadcast in Yomiuri TV, which was slated at 25:59, was delayed to 26:07 due to a previous program.
  • Director Nanba Hitoshi in a tweet said the storyboard he made for episode 1 (for which he’s credited as Sanjo Namimi) actually showed longer scene of the 203 Meter Hill battle. However, because it was too long for the cold open, it was cut to its present length. (Cold open = the part of the story of a TV show/film shown before the opening theme/credits/title sequence. It’s called アバン (aban) in Japan, from アバンタイトル (avant-title)
  • First appearance: Sugimoto Saichi (Kobayashi Chikahiro), Asirpa (Shiraishi Haruka), Retar

Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (23 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 1

Tsurumi: –

Hijikata: –

Episode 2: Nopperabou

Airing date: 16 April 2018

  • Screenplay: Takagi Noboru
  • Storyboard: Sanjo Namimi
  • Episode director: Awai Shigeki
  • Animation supervisor: Sakurai Takurou, Matsushita Junko

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 3-7 in the manga
  • This was the first episode where we could watch the opening and the ending clips proper.
  • First appearance: Ogata Hyakunosuke (Tsuda Kenjirou), Shiraishi Yoshitake (Itou Kentarou), Hijikata Toshizou (Nakata Jouji), Tsurumi (Ootsuka Houchuu)

Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (21 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 2

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: –


Episode 3: Kamuy Mosir

Airing date: 23 April 2018

  • Screenplay: Takagi Noboru
  • Storyboard: Ninomiya Takeshi
  • Episode director: Fukase Shige
  • Animation supervisor: Shibata Kenji, Tokuoka Kouhei

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 8-13 in the manga
  • Tsukishima first appeared in this episode. The official anime Twitter account then announced that he’s voiced by Takemoto Eiji. After that, Kiroranke’s designs and seiyuu were too revealed.
  • First appearance: Tanigaki Genjirou (Hosoya Yoshimayasa), Noma (Tadokoro Hinata), Tamai (Tezuka Hiromichi), Okada (Kasama Jun), Wada (Inada Tetsu), Tsukishima (Takemoto Eiji), Huci (Ichijou Miyuki), Osoma (Asai Ayaka), Ushiyama Tatsuma (Nomura Kenji)

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Sugimoto drawn by Tokuoka Kouhei

 

Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (19 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 2

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 2

Episode 4: Shinigami (God of Death)

Airing date: 30 April 2018

  • Screenplay: Irie Shingo
  • Storyboard: Okita Miyana
  • Episode director: Onoda Yuusuke
  • Animation supervisor: Yamanaka Masahiro, Uenishi Maya

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 14-17 in the manga
  • First appearance: Nikaidou twins (Sugita Tomokazu)

Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (19 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 2

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 2

Episode 5: Kakeru (Race)

Airing date: 7 May 2018

  • Screenplay: Yanai Sachio
  • Storyboard/episode director: Toba Akira
  • Animation supervisor: Ikai Kazuyuki, Yagi Genki

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 18-23 in the manga
  • First appearance: Nagakura Shinpachi (Sugou Takayuki), Nihei Tetsuzou (Ootsuka Akio)

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Location: Otaru

Tattoed skins collected (18 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 3

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 2

Episode 6: Ryoushi no Tamashi (Hunter’s Spirit)

Airing date: 14 May 2018

  • Screenplay: Yoshinaga Aya
  • Storyboard: Nishimura Satoshi
  • Episode director: Shiraishi Michita
  • Animation supervisor: Wada Takaaki, Iwata Koudai, Miyanishi Tamako

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 23-27 in the manga

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Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (18 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 3

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 2

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Episode 7: Sakusou (Complication)

Airing date: 21 May 2018

  • Screenplay: Ishino Atsuo
  • Storyboard: Higashide Futoshi
  • Episode director: Egami Kiyoshi
  • Animation supervisor: Itou Yuuji, Nakamura Katsutoshi

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 28-33 in the manga

Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (17 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 4

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 2

Episode 8: Satsujinki no Me (The Eyes of a Murderer)

Airing date: 28 May 2018

  • Screenplay: Irie Shingo
  • Storyboard: Sanjo Namimi
  • Episode director: Koga Kazuomi
  • Animation supervisor: Sekiguchi Masahiro, Urano Tatsuya

Trivia:

  • First appearance: Henmi Kazuo (Seki Toshihiko)
  • The episode covers chapters 34-39 in the manga

Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (17 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 4

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 3

Episode 9: Kirameku (Gleaming)

Airing date: 4 June 2018

  • Screenplay: Yoshinaga Aya
  • Storyboard: Okita Miyana
  • Episode director: Fukase Shige
  • Animation supervisor: Hinata Masaki, Hakamada Yuuji

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 40-44 in the manga

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Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (16 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 5

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 3

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Episode 10: Michizure (Companion)

Airing date: 11 June 2018

  • Screenplay: Tanimura Daishirou
  • Storyboard: Okita Miyana
  • Episode director: Shiraishi Michita
  • Animation supervisor: Oonishi Hideaki, Yamamoto Mika, Yagi Genki

Trivia:

  • First appearance: Mishima (Ishiya Haruki), Kiroranke (Terasoma Masaki), Ienaga Kano (in the after credit, seiyuu: Oohara Sayaka)
  • The episode covers chapter 45 to half of chapter 50 in the manga

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Location: Otaru

Tattooed skins collected (16 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 5

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 3

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Episode 11: Satsujin Hotel da yo! Zen’in shuugou! (Everybody get together! It’s the Murder Hotel!)

Airing date: 18 June 2018

  • Screenplay: Irie Shingo
  • Storyboard: Kamitani Tomohiro
  • Episode director: Hirata Yutaka
  • Animation supervisor: Kozono Naho, Hirano Emi

Trivia:

  • The episode covers chapters 50 (the next half)-54 in the manga

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Location: Sapporo

Tattooed skins collected (16 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 5

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 3

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Episode 12: Taburakasu Kitsune (Trickster Fox)

Airing date: 25 June 2018

  • Screenplay: Takagi Noboru
  • Storyboard, episode director: Toba Akira
  • Animation supervisor: Yamanaka Masahiro, Uenishi Maya

Trivia:

  • First appearance: Inkarmat (Mamiko Moto)
  • The episode covers chapters 55 to 62 in the manga

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Location:

  • Barato (Hijikata)
  • Naganuma (Sugimoto)
  • Yuubari (Tsurumi)

Tattooed skins collected (14 of 24 convicts left)

Sugimoto: 5

Tsurumi: 1

Hijikata: 6

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List of short anime Golden Douga Gekijou

Number Subtitle Airing date (all 2018) Manga chapter
#1 Squirrel 16 April
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#2 Rabbit 24 April 8
#3 Otter (1) 1 May 14
#4 Shiraishi tataki 8 May additional pages for volume 3
#5 Nihei 15 May 23
#6 Shiraishi vs Ryuu 22 May 28
#7 Goodbye, Escape King… 29 May 36
#8 I want to eat friends of the forest alive 5 June 44
#9 Henmi Kazuo 12 June additional pages for volume 5
#10 Kamuy daibakushou 19 June 55
#11 Seal 26 June 63

The episode Otter (2) is included with the first volume of BD/DVD.