The Boy Who Ran Away and Became a Hero.
This is the story of a boy, and it all begins with the downfall of the Kamakura shogunate.

The Elusive Samurai is a spectacular historical manga brought to audiences by Yusei Matsui, previously known for his work in Neuro: Supernatural Detective and Assassination Classroom. This new series finally comes animated to TV screens after a popular serialized run in WEEKLY JUMP.

After the downfall of the Kamakura shogunate, Tokiyuki Hojo finds himself a survivor in the Hojo clan. Now, he must make his way to survive by fleeing in this time of turmoil.

The series has a unique set of talented staff working on the anime. CloverWorks, known for their work on BOCCHI THE ROCK!, will be in charge of animation production, while Yuta Yamazaki, known for his work as assistant director for WONDER EGG PRIORITY, is set to direct. Yoriko Tomita, known for her work on My Dress-Up Darling, will be in charge of the series composition, while Yasushi Nishiya, the chief animation director for Pokémon the Movie: Secrets of the Jungle, is set to work on character designs.

This super team of talented staff will spin this historical tale to come alive on screens with beautiful and impressive visuals for all to see!