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Takuma Terashima, Emiri Kato Star in Log Horizon Fantasy Anime

posted on 2013-03-27 10:30 EDT
Tomoaki Maeno, Jouji Nakata also voice main characters in anime this fall

The main cast members for the upcoming anime adaptation of Mamare Touno's Log Horizon novel was announced on Wednesday:

Takuma Terashima as
Shiroe

Emiri Katō as
Akatsuki

Tomoaki Maeno as
Naotsugu

Jouji Nakata as
Nyanta

The story of Log Horizon begins when 30,000 Japanese gamers are trapped in the fantasy online game world Elder Tale. What was once a "sword-and-sorcery world" is now the "real world." The main lead Shiroe attempts to survive with his old friend Naotsugu and the beautiful assassin Akatsuki. Nyanta is a mysterious player who looks like a cat.

Touno debuted his novel on the user-generated content site Shōsetsuka ni Narō in 2010. Matsu launched his Log Horizon Gaiden Honey Moon Logs manga adaptation in ASCII Media Works' Monthly Comic Deneaki Daioh magazine last year, and the latest installment is running in the magazine's March issue this Saturday. Kazuhiro Hara began serializing the main manga adaptation on Enterbrain's Famitsu Comic Clear website last year, and Koyuki began drawing another manga called Log Horizon ~Nishikaze no Ryodan~ in Fujimi Shobo's Age Premium website last year also.

The anime studio Satelight is producing the planned 25-episode series for airing on the public broadcaster NHK's E-Tele channel this fall.

Source: MoCa

Image © Mamare Touno, Enterbrain/NHK, NEP


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