The Eminence in Shadow is a dark fantasy isekai anime series directed by Kazuya Nakanishi and written by Kanichi Katou.
Based on the Japanese light novel series Kage no Jitsuryokusha ni Naritakute! of the same name written by Daisuke Aizawa and illustrated by Tozai, the series follows an ordinary man who gets transported into a magical world as a young boy who wants to pursue his dream of becoming the shadow expert.
The anime TV series is produced under Studio Nexus (Chivalry of a Failed Knight) and the distributing company is Sentai Filmworks that allows streaming on its selective networks outside Japan.
Is The Eminence in Shadow on Netflix?
Nope, the fantasy TV anime series is not streaming in the giant content library of Netflix right now and also it isn’t expected to arrive on the streaming network in the future because Netflix doesn’t own the distribution rights.
Anyways, you can still watch numerous similar series with a Netflix subscription like Vampire in the Garden, Hunter X Hunter, Blue Period, Tokyo Revengers, Castlevania, Blood of Zeus, The Witcher, Dorohedoro, Claymore, B: The Beginning, Yasuke, etc.
Does Crunchyroll have The Eminence in Shadow anime?
Unfortunately, the action-comedy series is not yet streaming on Crunchyroll because the streaming platform doesn’t own the distribution rights to stream the series. Not only Crunchyroll but Funimation is also not having distribution rights to stream this series.
However, you can watch Psycho Pass, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Terror in Resonance, Ergo Proxy, Berserk, Fate Zero, Parasyte- The Maxim, Claymore, etc. with a Crunchyroll or Funimation subscription.
Where to stream The Eminence in Shadow?
The Eminence in Shadow is exclusively streaming on HIDIVE inside the United States, Canada, Austria, and Germany. First episode premiere on Wednesday, 5 Oct 2022 and new episodes will be airing on Wednesdays every week till Dec 2022.
Users with a HiDive subscription can watch all episodes of the series for free. The original streaming network remains AT-X(uncensored), Tokyo MX, KBS Kyoto, BS NTV, TVA and SUN for Japanese viewers.
How much does HIDIVE subscription costs?
HIDIVE provides a monthly plan of $4.99 per month or a yearly plan of $47.99, you can opt any plan and watch the full episodes of the series. You can also watch Vermeil in Gold, Bloom into You, Akame Ga Kill, is it wrong to pick up girls in the dungeon, Flip Flappers, Run with the wind, Princess Principal, etc.
English dubbed version of the fantasy series will be also available on the given streaming platforms. Firstly, the subbed versions will be released and then after the premiere of 3-4 episodes, the English dubbed version will start rolling out.
About The Eminence in Shadow
There was a child who always wanted to draw power from the shadows, so he trained himself hard (like Saitama) and jumps into the world of shadows to test his skills. However, he ends up getting hit by a truck and reincarnated in a parallel world as a noble boy named Cid Kagenou.
Now, Cid wants to fulfill his dreams that were left uncompleted his first life. The boy pretends that he is a leader of ancient organization and forms his own organization named The Shadow Garden to fight against the cult of diablos who are creating havoc all around the city.
Will the noble boy been able to control the powerful cult of diablos, or he will be crushed by them? Who will come to rescue Cid if something unexpected happens? It will be interesting to see the fight between two parties and what will happen if someone reveals the secret that Cid was never a leader of any medieval organization.