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Yoshimasa Hosoya, Ayaka Suwa Join Hozuki no Reitetsu OAD's Cast

posted on 2014-11-01 05:20 EDT
Satomi Satou, Yui Ogura also join DVD cast for 2015 manga bundles

The official website for the supernatural anime Hozuki no Reitetsu announced four additional cast members for the original anime DVD (OAD) episodes on Friday.

The new cast members are:

Yoshimasa Hosoya (Terraformars, Kuroko's Basketball) as Gon

Ayaka Suwa (Yowamushi Pedal, Nozo × Kimi ) as Miki

Satomi Satou (Fairy Tail, Oreimo) as the zashiki warashi (childlike household deity with bobbed hair) Ichiko

Yui Ogura (Hyōka, Ro-Kyu-Bu!) as the zashiki warashi Niko

The website revealed the character Maohaohao without listing a voice actor:

Hosoya and Suwa are reprising their roles from the television anime series. Satou played Karauri's sister and a female attendant in the television anime.

The website also posted a key visual:

The Hozuki no Reitetsu All Stars will perform the opening theme song "Jigoku no Sata mo Kimi Jidai" (Hell's State of Affairs Depends on You Too). Hozuki (voiced by Hiroki Yasumoto), Great King Enma (Takashi Nagasako), Peach Maki (Sumire Uesaka), Gon (Yoshimasa Hosoya), and the zashiki warashi Ichiko and Niko (Satomi Satou, Yui Ogura). The group's first album, Hyakki Yagyō ~Jigoku Sata mo You Jidai~ (Hyakki Yagyō: Hell's State of Affairs Depends on You Too), will ship in Japan on December 3.

Advance screenings of the new anime will start on December 6 in 11 theaters throughout Japan. The episodes will then be bundled with limited edition versions of the 17th, 18th, and 19th volumes of Natsumi Eguchi's original manga. The three bundles will ship on February 23, May 22, and August 21 of next year.

The OADs will reunite the television anime's staff:

  • Director/AR Director: Hiro Kaburaki
  • Assistant Director: Norihiro Naganuma
  • Script: Midori Gotou
  • Character Design/Chief Animation Director: Hirotaka Katō
  • Sound Production: Sound Team Don Juan
  • Music: TOMISIRO
  • Music Production: Starchild Records
  • Animation Production: Wit Studio

The dark comedy revolves around Hōzuki (Hiroki Yasumoto), the fierce aide to the Great King Enma (Takashi Nagasako). Calm and super-sadistic, he tries to resolve problems that often occur in Hell.

Source: Comic Natalie

Images © Natsumi Eguchi・Kodansha/Hozuki no Reitetsu OAD Production Committee


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