A new TV anime series adaptation of Hiroaki Samura’s “Blade of the Immortal” eponymous manga series has been announced in Kodansha’s Monthly Afternoon magazine in Japan. The first TV anime produced by Bee Train and Production I.G ran from July 14, 2008 – December 29, 2008. More details to be announced.
Samura published the manga in Monthly Afternoon from 1993 to 2012. The series was adapted into a novel “Blade of the Immortal: Legend of the Sword Demon,” written by Junichi Ohsako and illustrated by Samura himself. A live action film adaptation was released in 2017.