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Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! TV Anime Reveals More of Cast, Debut Date

posted on 2015-11-25 06:15 EST by Egan Loo
Ayaka Suwa, Hiroki Yasumoto, Takuya Eguchi, Yui Horie join show premiering January 13

The official website for the television anime of Natsume Akatsuki's Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku o! (Give Blessings to This Wonderful World) light novels posted more of the cast, the January 13 premiere date, and more character designs on Tuesday. The newly announced cast members are:

Ayaka Suwa as Chris, a friend of Darkness

Hiroki Yasumoto as Dullahan, a leader of the demon king's army

Takuya Eguchi as Mitsurugi, a strikingly handsome adventurer with a sense of justice

Yui Horie as Wiz, the shopkeeper of a magical item shop

The previously announced cast members include:


Jun Fukushima as Kazuma, a game fan transported to an alternate world



Sora Amamiya as Aqua, the goddess who transports Kazuma to another world



Rie Takahashi as Megumin, the greatest mage even among her group of magic-users



Ai Kayano as Darkness, a powerful female knight with a sense of justice



Sayuri Hara as Luna, the guild's clerk



Tetsu Inada as a ruffian who always welcomes adventurers who visit the guild

The cast is different from the cast of a drama CD that shipped on June 1.

The popular "alternate world home comedy" centers around Kazuma Satō, a hikikomori (shut-in) die-hard fan of games, anime, and manga. A traffic accident brings his disappointingly brief life to an end … or it should have, but he wakes up and sees a beautiful girl who introduces herself as a goddess. "Hey, I have some good news — would you like to go to an alternate world? You may only bring one thing you like with you."

He responds, "…So, I'll bring you." With that, he is transported to another world and his great adventure subjugating the demon king begins … but first the hard work of finding food, clothing, and shelter begins. Kazuma wants to live in peace, but the goddess raises one problem after another, and then the demon king's army has its eyes set on him.

Takaomi Kanasaki (Tokyo Ravens, Is This a Zombie?) is directing at Studio Deen. Makoto Uezu (Is This a Zombie?, The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Yuki Yuna Is a Hero) is in charge of the series scripts, and Koichi Kikuta (animation director on episodes of Robotics;Notes, Haikyu!!) is designing the characters. Masato Koda (Arpeggio of Blue Steel, Maria the Virgin Witch) is composing the music.

Other staff members include:

Art Director: Masakazu Miyake
Color Key: Saori Yoshida
Director of Photography: Shigemitsu Hamao
Editing: Kashiko Kimura
Sound Director: Yoshikazu Iwanami
Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama
Recording: Takayuki Yamaguchi
Sound Production: HALF H·P STUDIO
Music Production: Nippon Columbia

Machico is performing the opening theme song "fantastic dreamer" and Amamiya, Takahashi, and Kayano as their characters are performing the ending theme song "Chiisana Bōkensha" (Small Adventurer). The single CDs for both themes will ship on January 27.

Akatsuki launched the light novel series with illustrations by Kurone Mishima (The Devil is a Part-Timer! High School! manga) in 2013, and Kadokawa published the seventh volume on August 29. The light novels already inspired a Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Bakuen o! spinoff novel series, and Masahito Watari launched a manga adaptation of the original novels in Kadokawa's Monthly Dragon Age magazine last September.

Source: MoCa

Images © 2016 Natsume Akatsuki, Kurone Mishima / Kadokawa / Kono Suba Production Committee


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