Aoi Yuki, Tomoaki Maeno, Minako Kotobuki Lead Anime Mirai Casts

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge

The official website for Gonzo, Trigger, ZEXCS, and Madhouse's Anime Mirai 2013 projects announced their cast lists on Friday.

Gonzo's Ryo (Historical Japanese names are listed family name first here, while modern names are listed family name last)

  • Aoi Yuki as Ryo
  • Minako Kotobuki as Kuro
  • Keiji Fujiwara as Sakamoto Ryōma
  • Ai Kayano as Oryū
  • Toshiyuki Morikawa as Hijikata Toshizō
  • Yuuki Ono as Nakamura Hanjirō
  • Shinya Takahashi as Nakaoka Shintarō
  • Takanori Nishikawa as Okubo Toshimichi

Madhouse's Death Billiards

  • Tomoaki Maeno as Bartender
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Man
  • Jun Hazumi as Old Man
  • Asami Seto as Woman

ZEXCS announced the two main castmembers in its Aruvu Rezuru - Kikai Jikake no Yōsei-tachi anime last March, but has since revealed more of the cast:

  • Jun Fukuyama as Remu Mikage
  • Eri Kitamura as Shiki Mikage
  • Yōko Hikasa as Yui Hirasaka
  • Ken Narita as Seiji Katasu

Studio Trigger revealed its cast for Little Witch Academia in the short's latest trailer.

  • Megumi Han as Akko
  • Fumiko Orikasa as Rotte
  • Michiyo Murase as Sūshy
  • Yōko Hikasa as Diana
The website also mentions the role of "Shiny Shario" with the cast member's name as a "secret."

Under the Anime Mirai program, the Japan Animation Creators Association (JAniCA) receives money from the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs, and it distributes most of those funds to studios who train young animators on-the-job. The shorts will open in Japanese theaters on March 2.

[Via Ota-Suke]

Update: ZEXCS added to first sentence. Thanks, molibdaenum.

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