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Set between the Kamakura and Muromachi periods, during the Kenmu Restoration, the story follows the tale of Hojo Tokiyuki, a boy on the run after his family is overthrown by Ashikaga Takauji. With his only allies being a shady priest and his followers, the young lord must seek revenge and regain his glory, with his only weapon: a superhuman ability to flee and hide.

Series Cast

  1. Asaki Yuikawa as Hojo Tokiyuki (voice)

    Asaki Yuikawa

    Hojo Tokiyuki (voice)

    12 Episodes

  2. Yuichi Nakamura as Suwa Yorishige (voice)

    Yuichi Nakamura

    Suwa Yorishige (voice)

    12 Episodes

  3. Hinaki Yano as Shizuku (voice)

    Hinaki Yano

    Shizuku (voice)

    12 Episodes

  4. Mari Hino as Kojiro (voice)

    Mari Hino

    Kojiro (voice)

    12 Episodes

  5. Sayumi Suzushiro as Ayako (voice)

    Sayumi Suzushiro

    Ayako (voice)

    12 Episodes

  6. Aoi Yuki as Kazama Genba (voice)

    Aoi Yuki

    Kazama Genba (voice)

    12 Episodes

  7. Kikunosuke Toya as Fubuki (voice)

    Kikunosuke Toya

    Fubuki (voice)

    12 Episodes

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Current Season

Season 1


2024 • 12 Episodes

Season 1 of The Elusive Samurai premiered on July 6, 2024.

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The Elusive Samurai
The Elusive Samurai


Original Name 逃げ上手の若君

Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language Japanese


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