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New Jojo's Bizarre Adventure Anime's Cast, Staff Revealed (Update 3)

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
David Production to animate October series starring Kazuyuki Okitsu, Takehito Koyasu

The September issue of Shueisha's Ultra Jump magazine is announcing the main cast for the latest anime adaptation of Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: The Animation, on Saturday. The television anime series will premiere this October.

The cast is as follows:

Kazuyuki Okitsu as Jonathan
Takehito Koyasu as Dio
Yoku Shioya as Zeppeli
Youji Ueda as Speedwagon
Ayako Kawasumi as Erina

Additionally, the magazine is announcing that david production will be producing the animation for the series, and Yasuko Kobayashi (Shakugan no Shana, Trigun: Badlands Rumble, Casshern Sins) is handling the series composition. Naokatsu Tsuda (Inu X Boku Secret Service, episode director for Black Butler, The Book of Bantorra) is directing the series, and Kenichi Suzuki (SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors, episode director for Golgo 13, Mobile Suit Gundam AGE) is serving as series director. Yasufumi Soejima will act as visual director, and Takako Shimizu (Samurai Champloo, Mushi-Shi, Haibane Renmei) is serving as character designer and chief animation director.

Update: Additional staff member information added.

Update 2: Additional staff members are as follows:

Sub-Character Design/Prop Design: Shinichi Machida
Music: Hayato Matsuo
Color Key: Eriko Murata

Update 3: Comic Natalie revealed more staff members from the Ultra Jump announcement on Friday:

Art Director: Shunichiro Yoshihara
Director of Photography: Kazuhiro Yamada
Editing: Kiyoshi Hirose
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
Production: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Production Committee

Thanks to Liam for the news tip.

[Via Jam Guru]

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