Takahiro Sakurai, Harumi Sakurai Join Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen Anime's Cast

posted on by Sarah Nelkin
Kenji Hamada, Sho Hayami also join cast for robot anime premiering July 3

The July 2014 issue of Kadokawa Shoten's Newtype magazine is announcing on Tuesday additional cast for the upcoming Shirogane no Ishi Argevollen (Silver Will Argevollen) robot anime. The television anime series will premiere in Japan on Tokyo MX and other affiliated channels on July 3.

The newly announced cast members are:

    Harumi Sakurai as Sylphie Appleton (seen at top left in the image)
    Kenji Hamada as Lorenzo Julliano
    Takahiro Sakurai as Schlein Richthofen
    Sho Hayami as Julius Unios

The magazine reveals that the story takes place in a world where two countries, Alandas and Ingermia, have been warring against each other for a very long time. Tokimune, a young man belonging to the eighth independent unit, saves a girl named Jamie when she is attacked by enemy forces. In order to survive, he rides the new weapon Argevollen and fights.

The new cast will join:

    Ryota Ohsaka as Susumu Tokimune
    Saori Ōnishi as Jamie Hazaford
    Hiroshi Tsuchida as Samonji Ukō
    Sayaka Ohara as Suzushiro Saori

Atsushi Ootsuki (Kanokon: The Girl Who Cried Fox, To Love-Ru -Trouble- Darkness, Wagnaria!! Season 2) is directing the anime at Xebec. Tatsuo Sato (Basquash!, Bodacious Space Pirates, Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars) is in charge of the series scripts. Yuichi Oka (To Love-Ru, Softenni) is designing the characters, while Hirame Kikuchi (The Pilot's Love Song) and Kenji Teraoka (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) are designing the mecha. Yoshitomo Hara is the prop designer, and Shigeru Morita (Mobile Suit Gundam Seed, Turn A Gundam, Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2) is a setting consultant. OLM Digital handled the 3D models.

Jin Aketagawa is the sound director, and Kotaro Nakagawa (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion, Hayate the Combat Butler, Zettai Karen Children) is composing the music. Kotoko and voice actress Sachika Misawa are contributing the opening and ending theme songs, respectively.

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