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Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions Film Casts Kana Hanazawa, Satoshi Hino

posted on 2015-12-08 00:00 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hanazawa plays Sera, Hino plays Mani in April 23 film

The staff of the upcoming Yu-Gi-Oh!: The Dark Side of Dimensions anime film revealed on Tuesday that the film has cast Kana Hanazawa and Satoshi Hino. The film's website previously announced Kento Hayashi for the role of Aigami.

Hanazawa will play Sera, a mysterious girl who accompanies Hayashi's character Aigami.

Hino will play Mani, who travels with Aigami to perform their mission.

Kento Hayashi will play Aigami, a mysterious boy who appeared before Yūgi and the others as they went about their usual daily life.

The previously announced returning cast and characters include (clockwise from top left):

  • Hidehiro Kikuchi as Hiroto Honda (Tristan Taylor)
  • Hiroki Takahashi as Katsuya Jōnōchi (Joey Wheeler)
  • Junko Takeuchi as Mokuba Kaiba
  • Maki Saitou as Anzu Masaki (Téa Gardener)
  • Rica Matsumoto as Ryō Bakura

As previously announced, Shunsuke Kazama will return to voice Yūgi Mutō, and Kenjiro Tsuda will return to voice Seto Kaiba as the stars of the film.

The staff is also holding a campaign, in which fans who take part in the filming of the movie's commercial will have their names listed in the movie's credits.

4K Media previously streamed an English teaser trailer for the film.

Yu-Gi-Oh! manga creator Kazuki Takahashi is in charge of the film's script and character designs, and is also serving as chief production supervisor. Satoshi Kuwabara (Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal II) is directing the film.

The film will open on April 23 in Japan, and in late 2016 outside of Japan.

Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine teases the film's story, which takes place six months after the end of the manga:

In the past Yūgi Yami and Kaiba have clashed many times!! Yami Yūgi, who resides in Yūgi Mutō's body, and Kaiba will have a duel that bets their prides and accepts each other's mutual experience.

Source: Comic Natalie


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