The 2019 Dororo anime series is based on the manga of the same name by Osamu Tezuka. The adaptation departs from the source material in several ways, but follows the basic premise of the manga; A young ronin named Hyakkimaru along with a young urchin, Dororo, must face multiple demons in Sengoku-era Japan who have stolen his various body parts in order to get them back. The 24-episode series aired January 7 to June 24, 2019 on Tokyo MX, BS11, and Jidaieki Senmon Channel, and is streamed exclusively worldwide on Prime Video. Kazuhiro Furuhashi directs the series, with Yasuko Kobayashi handling series composition, Satoshi Iwataki handling character designs, and Yoshihiro Ike composing the music. Twin Engine produces the series. The opening theme "Kaen" (火炎) is performed by Queen Bee, while the ending theme "Sayonara Gokko" (さよならごっこ) is performed by Amazarashi. The second opening "Dororo" (どろろ) is performed by Asian Kung-Fu Generation and the second ending theme "Yamiyo" (闇夜) is performed by Eve.