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Aura Anime Film's Full Cast Revealed

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Marina Inoue, Satomi Akesaka, Satsuki Yukino join cast for adaptation of Romeo Tanaka's light novel

The official website for the anime film adaptation of Romeo Tanaka's (Humanity Has Declined) Aura: Maryūinkōga Saigo no Tatakai light novel has announced the full cast list for the movie.

The cast list is as follows:

  • Nobunaga Shimazaki as Ichirō Satō
  • Kana Hanazawa as Ryōko Satō
  • Marina Inoue as Ōshima
  • Satomi Akesaka as Imawano
  • Hisako Kanemoto as Kobato
  • Ryohei Kimura as Takahashi
  • Hiroki Yasumoto as Yamamoto
  • Yumiko Kobayashi as Itō
  • Kappei Yamaguchi as Suzuki
  • Chiwa Saito as Hino
  • Kenichirou Matsuda as Andō
  • Kishô Taniyama as Kinoshita
  • Yu Kobayashi as Oda
  • Satsuki Yukino as Ichirō's Elder Sister
  • Kaho Kouda as Ichirō's Mother
  • Showtaro Morikubo as Kume
  • Takahiro Mizushima as Dorisen
  • Ryotaro Okiayu as Man in a Black Robe
  • Tetsu Inada as Man in a White Robe
  • Jouji Nakata as Narrator

Shimazaki and Hanazawa's roles were previously revealed in August.

The film is based on the 2008 light novel of the same name by Romeo Tanaka (Humanity Has Declined). The school romantic comedy revolves around Ichirō "Menzu" Satō, a high school freshman who forgets his textbook at school one day. Ichirō encounters a beautiful girl while sneaking back into his school in the dead of night. The girl calls herself a witch from a parallel world. Ichirō used to suffer delusions of grandeur like this, but vowed to stop so that he can successfully re-invent himself as a freshman in high school.

Seiji Kishi (Persona 4, Angel Beats!, My Bride is a Mermaid/Seto no Hanayome) is directing the anime at AIC ASTA. Makoto Uezu (School Days, Is This a Zombie?, My Bride is a Mermaid) is collaborating on the story composition with scriptwriter Jun Kumagai (Persona 4: The Animation episodes). Kazuaki Morita (Carnival Phantasm, Kamisama Dolls, My Bride is a Mermaid) is adapting the original novel illustrations by mebae (C – Control – The Money and Soul of Possibility).

The film will open in Japanese theaters next spring.


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