News All Out!! Rugby Anime's Main Cast Revealed
posted on 2015-11-20 02:15 EST
From left to right:
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Takuya Sekizan, a third-year rugby club member at Kanagawa High School. His position is number eight. He is the team captain who has an overwhelming intensity. He also has strict manners.
- Ryota Ohsaka as Mutsumi Hachiōji, a third-year rugby club member at Kanagawa High School. His position is hooker. He is the vice-captain who is always smiling and taking care of others.
- Shōya Chiba as Kenji Gion, a first-year rugby club member at Kanagawa High School. He encountered rugby on the day of the school's entrance ceremony. He's short, but has a huge competitive spirit.
- Yūto Adachi as Sumiaki Iwashimizu, a first-year rugby club member at Kanagawa High School. His position is lock. He has a lot of experience with rugby and is very tall, but he is normally hesitant.
In addition, the cast will star in a drama CD adaptation of the manga, which will be bundled with a limited edition of the manga's eighth compiled book volume on February 23. New prints of the manga's first volume will also bundle the same drama CD starting on the same date.
The anime is slated to premiere in 2016.
The manga's story centers around Kenji Gion, a short first-year high school student. On his first day at Kanagawa Prefectural High School, he meets the tall Sumiaki Iwashimizu during a game of rugby. Kenji Gion strikes a friendship with Sumiaki, and soon joins the rugby club. The manga portrays the struggles of the mismatched pair.
Amase (Yuki Shimaki) launched the manga in Morning Two in 2012. Kodansha published the manga's seventh compiled book volume on September 23.
[Via MoCa News]