Ayane Sakura, Haruka Tomatsu Join My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU Anime's 2nd Season's Cast
posted on by Sarah Nelkin
The staff of the Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Zoku sequel anime announced on Tuesday that Ayane Sakura (Dream Eater Merry, You Lie in April) and Haruka Tomatsu (Zettai Karen Children, Coppelion) will join the cast of the series. Sakura will play Iroha Isshiki, while Tomatsu will play Kaori Orimoto.
The staff also unveiled the first character sketches for the series:
Kei Oikawa (Outbreak Company, Minami-ke: Okaeri) will replace Ai Yoshimura as director in the second season, titled Yahari Ore no Seishun Love Come wa Machigatteiru. Zoku (My youth romantic comedy is wrong as I expected. Sequel), and Yuichi Tanaka (A Certain Scientific Railgun, Natsu-iro Kiseki) will replace Yuu Shindou as the anime character designer. The animation production will move from Brains Base to studio feel., but Shôtarô Suga is returning to series composition. monaca will again be in charge of music and Satoshi Motoyama will again serve as sound director.
Returning cast members include:
- Takuya Eguchi as Hachiman Hikigaya
- Saori Hayami as Yukino Yukinoshita
- Nao Tōyama as Yui Yuigahama
- Mikako Komatsu as Saika Totsuka
- Nobuyuki Hiyama as Yoshiteru Zaimokuza
- Aoi Yūki as Komachi Hikigaya
- Mai Nakahara as Haruno Yukinoshita
- Ryoka Yuzuki as Shizuka Hiratsuka
- Takashi Kondo as Hayato Hayama
The romantic comedy revolves around an antisocial high school student named Hachiman Hikigaya with a distorted view on life and no friends or girlfriend. When he sees his classmates talking excitedly about living their adolescent lives, he mutters, "They're a bunch of liars." When he is asked about his future dreams, he responds, "Not working." A teacher gets Hachiman to join the volunteer "service club," which happens to have the school's prettiest girl, Yukino Yukinoshita.
Crunchyroll streamed the first anime season as it aired in Japan last year. Wataru Watari's original light novels also received a video game adaptation and a tie-in original video anime last year. The novel series with illustrations by Ponkan8 topped the annual Kono Light Novel ga Sugoi! (This Light Novel is Amazing!) rankings for 2013.
The anime will premiere this spring.
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