News Ryotaro Okiayu, Yūichi Nakamura, Aki Unone Join Fafner: Exodus Anime's Cast
posted on 2014-08-26 14:45 EDT
The official website for for anime studio XEBEC zwei's upcoming Fafner sequel, Sōkyū no Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Exodus, announced additional cast on Saturday.
Ryotaro Okiayu (Toriko, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings 2) will star as Walter Bargest, Yūichi Nakamura (Fairy Tail, Valvrave the Liberator) as Dustin Morgan, and Aki Unone (Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar) as Keith Water.
The previously announced cast includes Makoto Ishii (Shangri-La's Kunihito, Tears to Tiara's Arthur) as Kazuki Makabe, Kohei Kiyasu (The Prince of Tennis' Kaoru, Hajime no Ippo Rising) as Sōshi Minashiro, and Marika Matsumoto (Final Fantasy X's Rikku, Sugar Sugar Rune's Chocolat) as Maya Tōmi. Kensho Ono, Masahiko Tanaka, Minoru Shiraishi, Nobunaga Shimazaki, Satomi Arai, and Yui Ishikawa will also star.
The site also began streaming a new promotional video last week.
The TV anime is scheduled to premiere in Japan in January. A preview screening of the series will be held in December at the Maihama Amphitheater.
The planned 26-episode television anime is set in the year 2151, two and a half years after the film Sōkyū no Fafner: Dead Aggressor: Heaven and Earth. The 10th-anniversary project will reunite the main staff from the first Fafner television series, including director Nobuyoshi Habara at XEBEC zwei and Xebec. Tow Ubukata is writing the project, and King Records' Gou Nakanishi is a producer.