News Daisuke Namikawa, Yoshimasa Hosoya, Nobuhiko Okamoto Join Ace of Diamond Anime's Cast
posted on 2013-08-31 04:18 EDT
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Tetsuya Yūki
- Shintarō Asanuma as Yōichi Kuramochi
- Yuuki Ono as Shun Isashiki
- Daisuke Namikawa as Chris Takigawa
- Masakazu Morita as Kōchirō Tanba
- Nobuhiko Okamoto as Ryōsuke Kominato
- Wataru Hatano as Tōru Masuko
The story of the original manga follows Eijun Sawamura, a pitcher who joins an elite school with a brilliant catcher named Kazuya Miyuki. Together with the rest of the team, they strive for Japan's storied Kōshien championships through hard work and determination.
Terajima launched the manga in Kodansha's Weekly Shōnen Magazine in 2006, and Kodansha is publishing the 37th volume this month. The manga won the shōnen category of the 34th Kodansha Manga Awards in 2010.
The anime will premiere on Japanese television on October 6 at 8:30 a.m. JST.
Update: Character's name fixed. Thanks, Darkmagick.
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