News My Hero Academia Reveals Character Designs For Denki Kaminari, Eijirō Kirishima
posted on 2016-02-07 22:30 EST
The official website for the television anime of Kōhei Horikoshi's My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) manga revealed the character designs in and out of costume on Monday for characters Denki Kaminari and Eijirō Kirishima. This year's 10th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced the voice cast for the two characters on Monday.
Tasuku Hatanaka (Ushio & Tora's Ushio, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal's Yūma Tsukumo) as Denki Kaminari
Toshiki Masuda (Samurai Flamenco's titular character, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal's Ryōga Kamishiro) as Eijirō Kirishima
The rest of the anime's cast so far includes:
- Daiki Yamashita (Yowamushi Pedal's Sakamichi Onoda, Log Horizon's Tōya) as Izuku Midoriya
- Kenta Miyake (Assassination Classroom's Akira Takaoka, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders' Mohammed Abdul) as All Might
- Nobuhiko Okamoto (A Certain Magical Index's Accelerator, Bakuman.'s Eiji Niizuma) as Katsuki Bakugō
- Ayane Sakura (Love Live! School idol project's Arisa Ayase, Terraformars' Eva Frost) as Ochako Uraraka
- Kaito Ishikawa (One-Punch Man's Genos, Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet's Ledo) as Tenya Iida
- Aoi Yūki (ERASED's Kayo Hinazuki, One-Punch Man's Tornado Tsumaki) as Tsuyu Asui
- Ryou Hirohashi (Girl Friend BETA's Nozomi Miyauchi, Baccano!'s Chane Laforet) as Minoru Mineta
- Marina Inoue (Haganai's Yozora, Owarimonogatari's Sodachi) as Momo Yaoyorozu
- Yoshimasa Hosoya (Free! Eternal Summer's Sōsuke, Haikyu!!'s Asahi) as Fumikage Tokoyami
The anime will premiere in April and it will air on the MBS/TBS channel network's "Nichigo" timeslot every Sunday at 5:00 p.m.
Kenji Nagasaki (Gundam Build Fighters, Classroom Crisis, No. 6) is directing the anime at the studio BONES (Blood Blockade Battlefront, Concrete Revolutio, Fullmetal Alchemist). Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Honey and Clover, Trigun) is overseeing the series' scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Air Master, Heartcatch Precure!, Berserk) is designing the characters for animation.
Images © Kōhei Horikoshi / Shueisha, My Hero Academia Production Committee, MBS
Source: Comic Natalie
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