News Duel Masters Versus TV Anime to Premiere in April
posted on 2014-03-15 02:15 EDT
Shinobu Sasaki (Gintama', Battle Spirits: Brave episode director) is directing the series at Ascension and Shogakukan Music & Digital Entertainment, with Yoichi Kato (Mushibugyō, Yōkai Watch) in charge of series composition. Yosuke Yabumoto (Inazuma Eleven GO, Saint Seiya Omega animation director) is designing the characters, with Shinji Kawai serving as art director. Yoshiyuki Chōnan (Kizuna Ichigeki, One Piece Episode of Luffy: Hand Island no Bōken production manager) is the animation producer.
Akiko Fujita (Duel Masters Victory V3, Servant × Service) is returning as sound director, with Norihide Tanaka (Duel Masters, Hayate the Combat Butler!!) as music producer and Jun'ichi Igarashi (Duel Masters, Duel Masters: Lunatic God Saga) in charge of music. Japanese punk band Gagaga Sp is performing the opening theme song.
Returning main cast members include:
New cast members include:
- Masayoshi Sugawara as Hokaben
- Sakura Tange as Ruru Takigawa
- Fumie Mizusawa as Lucifer
- Nobuyuki Hiyama as Kojirō
- Setsuji Satoh as hot-blooded narrator
The franchise's latest television anime series, Duel Masters Victory V3, premiered in Japan last April in the same Saturday timeslot.
Update: Katta's spelling fixed. Thanks, Hiverstone
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