Akame ga Kill! Staffers Hozumi Gôda, Rika Mayama Join Cast

posted on by Jennifer Sherman

The official website for the Akame ga Kill! television anime series announced six additional cast members on Friday. The series' sound director Hozumi Gôda will play Great General Budo starting in episode 18, and the anime's second opening theme song performer Rika Mayama will play a palace maid in episode 20.

All the newly announced cast members are:

Hozumi Gôda as Great General Budo
Along with Esdeath, Budo is called one of the Empire's strongest generals. He was born into a military family that has served the Empire for generations. He fights against his opponents with a strong will as one of the key figures protecting the country.
Rika Mayama as palace maid
She is a young lady who works as a maid in the palace where the emperor lives.
Satoshi Hino as Ibara
Ibara is one of the Four Temple Rakshasa Demons. He discovers his opponents' strengths and enjoys the act of killing. He has the strongest true abilities of the four Rakshasa Demons.
Kenji Nomura as Sten
Sten is one of the Four Temple Rakshasa Demons. He has a huge physique but can move lightly. He strongly believes in the release of souls from this world through killing.

Aina Suzuki as Mez
Mez is one of the Four Temple Rakshasa Demons. She has a bright and innocent personality. She can think quickly and fight with nimble movements. She can increase the viscosity of her body's sweat.
Eriko Matsui as Suzuka
Suzuka is one of the Four Temple Rakshasa Demons. She enjoys the feeling of taking damage during battle and has a masochistic disposition. Because of that, she hopes to meet Esdeath.

Akame ga Kill! adapts the manga series written by Takahiro with art by Tetsuya Tashiro. The dark action fantasy manga follows the title character, Akame (played by Sora Amamiya), a girl who was bought, and raised by the Empire as an assassin. After meeting Akame, a boy named Tatsumi (voiced by Sōma Saitō) 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 anime premiered in July, and Sentai Filmworks licensed the series in North America. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan.

Source: MoCa News

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