A new trailer for the upcoming Chinese anime “Fog Hill of Five Elements” (Wu Shan Wu Xing) had been released featuring an almost 2-minute length of sneak peek to its world-setting, its background arts, and short glimpse at its 5 elemental characters. Fans are eagerly waiting to see this anime which had been originally scheduled last September 2019; however it was later moved for 2020 release. Although, we doesn’t have the specific release date for Fog Hill of Five Elements yet, we are expecting it to before the year ends especially that White Cat Legend had officially premiered on bilibili last April 10. The White Cat Legend anime series is produced by Nice Boat Animation, the same company that co-produced Fog Hill of Five Elements while Samsara Animation Studio is helming the project.
Fog Hill of Five Elements anime series is an ambitious project of Hun Lin which had been in the making for approximately 3 years. The upcoming Chinese anime is said to be the successor of Hun Lin’s cancelled project: Kuiyun Chouyuan which had gained praised among anime viewers several years ago.
Fog Hill of Five Elements New Trailer (2020)
As you can see in Fog Hill of Five Elements new trailer, it shown the Wu Shan (Fog Hill) – a mountainous area that houses a portal that connects the human and demon realm. It is protected by five elemental guardians (these five elementals are the main characters of Fog Hill of Five Elements), the guardians must destroy the demons passing through the portal with their elemental martial arts. The five elemental characters are named: Fire, Water, Earth, Wood, and Metal as shown below:
These characters can transform into 2 stages of their elemental representation, and in the trailer above, we had seen the fire elemental go through his 2nd stage. The first trailer which was released several years ago had shown a battle between the fire and water elementals on which the former was the victor.
Fog Hill of Five Elements Plot
A legend tells that a long time ago, monsters could give the ability to certain elected officials to master the five elements. But for that, you have to go through the dangerous foggy mountains… We follow the adventures of one of these elected officials. [Source: Nautiljon]
Fog Hill of Five Elements Release & Streaming
[Update: As of June 29, 2020] Fog Hill of Five Elements release is scheduled on July 26, 2020 as part of summer 2020 Chinese anime lineup. And just like Nice Boat Animation’s spring anime White Cat Legend, Fog Hill of Five Elements will be release and available for streaming at bilibili. For more updates about Fog Hill of Five Elements release date, you may check our post: Fog Hill of Five Elements Unveiled New Full Trailer & Release Date
White Cat Legend is currently airing at bilibili, so expect to watch Fog Hill of Five Elements at the Chinese streaming platform once it was released. Fog Hill of Five Elements will also going to have an official English subtitles, so we doesn’t really need to wait for any subbing group to add it in their archive to finally see it.
Did you guys have Fog Hill of Five Elements in your watchlist? It is one of the top Chinese anime of 2020 that people must see. Looking at the great animation quality and unique art style, Fog Hill of Five Elements is definite a Chinese anime on its own league.