Tomoaki Maeno, Masakazu Morita, Kana Hanazawa Join World Trigger Cast

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Keiji Fujiwara, Takeshi Kusao also star in October TV anime of Shonen Jump manga

This year's 39th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine is announcing more of the voice cast for the television anime of Daisuke Ashihara's World Trigger manga on Monday. Specifically, the issue is announcing more of the cast for the Border members, although three were previously revealed:

[From top left]

  • Rie Kugimiya as Kirie Konami
  • Jun Fukuyama as Kyōsuke Karasuma
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Reiji Kizaki
  • Keiji Fujiwara as Takumi Rindō
  • Takeshi Kusao as Masafumi Shinoda
  • Masakazu Morita as Shūji Miwa
  • Kana Hanazawa as Ai Kitora
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto as as Jun Arashiyama

The official website previously announced some cast members without specifying their roles, but later clarified some of the characters:

  • Tomo Muranaka as the protagonist Yūma Kuga
  • Yuuki Kaji as Osamu Mikumo
  • Yūichi Nakamura as Yūichi Jin
  • Nao Tamura as Chika Amatori
  • Hideyuki Tanaka as Replica
  • Jun Fukuyama as Kyōsuke Karasuma
  • Nobuhiko Okamoto as Jun Arashiyama
  • Rie Kugimiya as Kirie Konami

World Trigger debuted in last year's 11th issue of Japan's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine. Viz Media added the series to its digital anthology version of Weekly Shonen Jump, and it will publish the first print volume on October 7.

Viz Media describes the series as follows:

Weekly Shonen Jump's newest series is out of this world! A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth's only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!

The World Trigger television anime from Toei Animation will premiere on Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on the TV Asahi station and its affiliates in October. Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine's Jump Special Anime Festa will screen a World Trigger anime at its tour this November.

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