Zetman Cast Led by Daisuke Namikawa, Mamoru Miyano

posted on 2011-10-26 12:10 EDT by Egan Loo
Voices of Jin, Kouga in TV anime of Masakazu Katsura's superhero manga

The official website for the Zetman television anime series and this year's 48th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Young Jump magazine announced the anime's main voice cast on Thursday. Daisuke Namikawa (Kimi ni Todoke, Hunter x Hunter) will play Jin Kanzaki:

Mamoru Miyano (Death Note, Chihayafuru) will play Kouga Amagi:

Masakazu Katsura is known for romance and comedy stories such as Video Girl Ai, DNA², and I''s, but he also created the decade-long Zetman hero action manga series in 2002. The story centers around Jin, a homeless boy whose true form is the new superhuman lifeform "ZET," and an industrial magnate's heir named Kouga with his own secret.

Osamu Nabeshima (D.Gray-man, Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas) is directing the project at TMS Entertainment. Atsuhiro Tomioka (Inazuma Eleven, Samurai 7, Pokémon) is writing the scripts, and Hirotoshi Takaya (Eyeshield 21, Puppet Princess/Karakuri no Kimi, Project ARMS) is designing the characters. Italian composer Gabriele Roberto (SPEC, Paco and the Magical Book) is in charge of the music.

The anime will premiere next April.

Source: Comic Natalie

Image © Masakazu Katsura/Shueisha, Zetman Production Committee

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