News Aoi Yūki, Emiri Katō, Ai Kayano Join New Sgt. Frog Cast
posted on 2014-03-25 10:40 EDT
New cast members for the current keroro Flash television anime based on Mine Yoshizaki's Sgt. Frog (Keroro Gunsō) manga were announced at AnimeJapan 2014 on Sunday.
Aoi Yūki (Madoka Magica, Valvrave the Liberator) will play New Keroro, Emiri Katō (Madoka Magica, Monogatari Series Second Season) will play Tomosu Hinohara, and Ai Kayano (Girls und Panzer, Say "I love you.") will play Myō Kaneami.
The cast of the first Sgt. Frog anime is returning for the new anime:
- Kumiko Watanabe as Sgt. Keroro
- Etsuko Kozakura as Private Second Class Tamama
- Jouji Nakata as Corporal Giroro
- Takehito Koyasu as Sergeant Major Kululu
- Takeshi Kusao as Lance Corporal Dororo
- Houko Kuwashima as Fuyuki Hinata
- Chiwa Saito as Natsumi Hinata
The new series of five-minute shorts will premiered on the Animax channel on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. The Keroro Classic Collection, a weekly set of two episodes from the first Sgt. Frog anime, will then run from 7:05 to 8:00 p.m. The 35th manga volume will go on sale on Wednesday, and Kawaguchi City will host a "Great Keroro Exhibition: Skip City Invasion!" from April 12 to August 31.
Haruki Kasugamori (DD Hokuto no Ken original concept, Ketsu-Inu director) is directing the new series at anime studio Sunrise. Animation studio Gathering (Donyatsu, [email protected]) is providing assistance with the animation.