News Hiroshi Kamiya, Daisuke Ono, Romi Park Join Attack on Titan Cast
posted on 2013-04-03 02:00 EDT by Karen Ressler
This year's 18th issue of Kodansha's Weekly Shonen Magazine revealed three additional cast members for the upcoming spring anime series Attack on Titan (Shingeki no Kyojin) on Wednesday. Hiroshi Kamiya (Angel Beats' Otonashi) will play Levi, Daisuke Ono (Black Butler's Sebastian) will play Erwin, and Romi Park (Fullmetal Alchemist's Ed) will play Hanji.
Yuuki Kaji as Eren Yeager, a boy who dreams of the world outside the walls and enlists in the training corps
Yui Ishikawa as Mikasa Ackerman, a girl who was rescued by Eren when they were young
Marina Inoue as Armin Arlert, Eren and Mikasa's childhood friend who teaches Eren of the world outside
Kishô Taniyama as Jean Kirstein
Yu Shimamura as Annie Leonhart
Ryota Ohsaka as Marco Bott
Hiro Shimono as Connie Springer
Yu Kobayashi as Sasha Blouse
Shiori Mikami as Christa Lenz
Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner Braun
Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertolt Hoover
Saki Fujita as Ymir
Keiji Fujiwara will also join the cast as Hannes.
Hajime Isayama's original manga depicts the battles between humans and the giants who now rule the world outside humans' walled enclaves. Isayama launched the manga in Bessatsu Shonen Magazine in 2009. The manga has become a sleeper hit, and Kodansha USA is publishing the manga for North America.
Director Tetsuro Araki (Death Note, Highschool of the Dead, Guilty Crown), head writer Yasuko Kobayashi (Shakugan no Shana, Claymore, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure), character designer Kyoji Asano (Psycho-Pass, Tokyo Marble Chocolate), and Wit Studio (in cooperation with Production I.G) are working on Attack on Titan. Hiroyuki Sawano (Blue Exorcist, Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings) is composing the music. Sound Horizon is contributing the opening theme under the name "Linked Horizon," while Yōko Hikasa is contributing the ending theme.
Images © Hajime Isayama , Kodansha/Attack on Titan Production Committee