Interest Akibaranger's 2nd Season Cast Revealed
posted on 2013-02-23 16:00 EST by Lynzee Lamb
Masato Wada (Tooyama Kintarou in the live-action The Prince of Tennis film) and Karin Ogino are returning as Akiba Red and Akiba Yellow, respectively. Shione Sawada will play the new Akiba Blue, Mitsuki Iwashimizu, replacing last season's Kyoko Hinami.
Also joining the cast is Ryo Horikawa (voice actor of Dragon Ball Z's Vegeta, Detective Conan's Heiji Hattori) as General Tsū. Honoka, Maaya Uchida, and Kozue Aikawa are also reprising their roles as Malseena, Hiroyo Hakase, and Kozkoz Mita.
Ryuta Tazaki (Kamen Rider series, Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon) and Nobuhiro Suzumura (Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon) are directing the series and Naruhisa Arakawa (Kamen Rider Kuuga, Steel Angel Kurumi Pure) is handling the scripts.
The second season is slated to premiere on April 5 at 25:30 (effectively April 6 at 1:30 a.m.) on BS Asahi. The series will also air on the Tokyo MX TV station and on Kansai's Sun TV.