Sora Amamiya Leads Akame ga KILL! TV Anime's Cast
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
The May issue of Square Enix's Gangan Joker magazine is announcing on Tuesday that Sora Amamiya (THE IDOLM@STER MOVIE: Kagayaki no Mukōgawa e! 's Shiho, One Week Friends' Kaori) will play the role of heroine Akame in White Fox's TV anime adaptation of Takahiro and Tetsuya Tashiro's Akame ga KILL! manga.
The dark action fantasy manga follows the title character, Akame, a girl who was bought, and raised by the Empire as an assassin. After meeting Akame, a boy named Tatsumi vows to stand up to the evil of the corrupt Empire with the secret assassin group Night Raid and special weapons known as Teigu.
The manga began in Square Enix's Monthly Gangan Joker magazine in 2010, and the ninth compiled volume of the manga shipped in January. Takahiro launched the Akame ga KILL! ZERO prequel with artist Kei Toru in Square Enix's Big Gangan magazine last October.
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