News Yuuki Kaji, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Rie Kugimiya Star in World Trigger Anime
posted on 2014-08-03 13:30 EDT
The official website for Daisuke Ashihara's World Trigger manga announced the voice cast for Toei Animation's anime adaptation on Monday. The website does not state which roles each individual cast member will play, although all of them will appear at a World Trigger event in Tokyo on August 11. (Yuuki Kaji will appear in a video letter to the audience.)
The series cast includes:
- Yuuki Kaji
- Nobuhiko Okamoto (from right to left in the image below)
- Rie Kugimiya
- Jun Fukuyama
- Hideyuki Tanaka
- Nao Tamura
- Tomo Muranaka
World Trigger debuted in last year's 11th issue of Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Viz Media added the series to its digital anthology version of Weekly Shonen Jump, and it will publish the first print volume on October 7.
Viz Media describes the series as follows:
Weekly Shonen Jump's newest series is out of this world! A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth's only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!
The World Trigger television anime will premiere on the TV Asahi station and its affiliates in October. Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine's Jump Special Anime Festa will screen a World Trigger anime at its tour this November.
Image © Daisuke Ashihara/Shueisha
Update: Typo fixed. Thanks, Omiya
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