Mask of Truth Reveals 28 Episode Count, Trailer, and Main Visual Released

The next Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth will have 28 episodes and a double episode premiere, the anime’s Twitter account revealed. A full trailer and main visual have also been released.

Additionally, it was announced that Souara will perform both the opening song (“Hito Nanda”) and the ending song (“Hyakunichisou”). Other cast members were also revealed, including Ai Kakuma like Rulutieh, Yumi Hara like Atuy, Nozomi Yamamoto like Nosuri, Takahiro Sakurai like Ougi, and Ayane Sakura like Uruuru and Saraana

Other newly announced cast members include:

  • ⋆Ayumu Murase like Kiwru
  • ⋆Takuya Eguchi as Jachtwalt
  • ⋆Misaki Kuno like shinonon
  • ⋆Saori Hayami like Munechika
  • ⋆Yuuko Gibu like Fumirul

Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth is due out in July in Japan. It is an adaptation of AQUAPLUS video game of the same name, first released in Japan in 2016 on PS3, PS4 and PS Vita. An English version was released in 2017, and the game was later released on Steam in 2020.


Steam describes the story of the game as follows:

The latest chapter in the Utawarerumono series!
Yamato and Tuskur: the fate of two nations hangs in the balance⸺

For nearly two decades, this tactical-RPG visual novel series has been beloved by Japanese fans for its spectacular music, art, characters, and story. Now, it is finally returning to its PC origins.

The enigmas of the past find their answer here.

The anime staff includes Kenichi Kawamura (Re: Life in a different world from zero: frozen links general manager) as director, Itsuki Yokoyama (Overlord II screenwriter) as the composer of the series, and Masahiko Nakata (INFINITE DENDROGRAM) as character designer and chief animation director. Other staff include Yoshito Takamine (Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World – Season 2) as artistic director, Tsubasa Yokoyama (She declared herself a pupil of the wise) as director of photography, and Miyuki Sato (Yashahime: Half-Demon Princess) as a color creator. Aquaplus is credited with the music, while WHITE FOX is the animation production company.

Meanwhile, the previously announced cast includes Your Kentarou like Oshtar/Haku, Risa Taneda like Kuon, Chinatsu Akasaki like Anju, and Inori Minase like Nekone.

The first one Utawarerumono The game was released in 2002, while the second game was released in 2015. The series has inspired spin-offs, manga, and various anime adaptations, including the 2006 ones. Utawarerumonoa 2009 Utawareumono OVA, 2015 Utawarerumono The False Facesand the 2018 Utawarerumono: Tusukuru-koujo no Karei Naru Hibi OVA.

Sources: @UtawareAnime, Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth website

Briana R. Cross