Cestvs: The Roman Fighter Release Date, Update

This is Cestvs: The Roman Fighter Release Date. Cestvs: The Roman Fighter is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Shizuya Wazarai, one of the very well know the writer. The series was first serialized in Hakusensha’s Young Anime way back in 1997 and it went till 2009. Another series named Kendo Shito Den Cestvs was serialized by them only from 2010 to 2014. Later the manga was transferred to Young Animal Arashi, where it ran from 2014 to 2018. The anime television series is adapted from this manga only. Further in the article, we will know about Cestvs: The Roman Fighter Release Date.

The story revolves around Roman Slaves’ struggle for survival had already intrigued people enough to be heavily invested in Shizuya Wazarai’s 1997 manga titled “Cestvs: The Roman Fighter”. Now after years later, fans of this manga series are finally able to see the anime adaptation of this classical grim tale of the ancient Roman Empire. I hope that you have already watched the teaser of this upcoming show. the teaser looks very promising and fans have already shown their love to it.

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Release Date

Recently we have witnessed another PV for this much-awaited anime on the official website of Cestvs: The Roman Fighter. They have also announced the release date of the show that is on 14th April 2024. The show is scheduled to premiere on Fuji TV’s Ultra+ animation block. First, the Japanese version of the show will be released and later after some time, it will be made available in the English version. Fans from other parts of the world for them it might take few extra days to come in English dub.

In the PV released by them, we can see Cestus preparing himself for yet another slave fight. His mentor and trainer Zafar can be seen cheering for Cestus’ victory while a glimpse of this fight with another trained fighter is shown in the video. The fight scenes look very amazing as the directors have worked hard on this.

The PV also contained the ending theme song on the series titled “You’re Beautiful”. The song is given by Sarasa Kadowaki. When asked about the manga Kadowaki replied she was quite inspired by the original manga and it helped a lot in making the ending theme song.

About Cestvs: The Roman Fighter

If we talk about the original story it is based on a Roman Slave named Cestus. He is forced to take part in slave fights along with his life on the line. We can witness the character development from a slave to a great fighter. And his gradual progression from being a scared little boy to a trained fighter is depicted in the series.

The anime not only shows about the Cestus life but also focuses on how cruel the slaves were treated in ancient Roman times. How hard it was for them to live like a slave. Always live in the fear of death. If one wants to revisit the ancient Roman Empire then you should give this show a try.

The manga had a total of nine volumes published and the last one was published on 28 June 2019. Now in 2024, it is getting its anime adaptation. Cestvs is a slave and has been enlisted to train for fighting. He fights at an ancient place called as Colosseum for the entertainment of the upper class.

Don’t forget to watch Cestvs: The Roman Fighter official trailer