A father in pursuit of power gives parts of his new-born son to a host of demons. Years later, the son battles those demons to regain what is rightfully his.
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Series cast summary:
Shôya Chiba Shôya Chiba 12 episodes, 2019
Chie Nakamura Chie Nakamura 12 episodes, 2019
Mutsumi Sasaki Mutsumi Sasaki ...  Biwamaru 12 episodes, 2019
Hiroki Suzuki ...  Hyakkimaru 12 episodes, 2019
Rio Suzuki ...  Dororo 12 episodes, 2019
Naoya Uchida Naoya Uchida 12 episodes, 2019
Akio Ôtsuka 12 episodes, 2019
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Daigo Kagemitsu, who works for a Samurai general in Japan's Warring States period, promises to offer body parts of his unborn baby to 48 demons in exchange for complete domination of the country. When the baby boy is born, Daigo has him thrown into a river, expecting the boy to die. A kind sage, however, finds him and adopts him. The sage fits out his poor son with prosthetics. Time goes by and the baby grows into a boy who calls himself Hyakkimaru. Every time Hyakkimaru eliminates a demon, he retrieves one of his body parts. Hyakkimaru rescues a boy thief named Dororo from a band of men whom the young boy tried to rob. Together they travel the countryside in search of the demons who possess Hyakkimaru's parts. Throughout their travels, they face a host of monsters and ghosts.

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7 January 2019 (Japan) See more »

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The best anime of 2019
17 February 2019 | by shadikn3See all my reviews

Nothing will stand in this animes way. This is different from the live movie but way more detailed and more story and back story. OMG Um, it's the same but it's refreshed and it's new and it's special and i can't get enough. I'm so thankful i have something of this caliber in 2019.


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