School Battle Anime 'Hundred' Unveils Promo Video, Additional Cast
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
A promotional video for the upcoming television anime of Jun Misaki's light novel series Hundred began streaming on Tuesday. The video reveals the rest of the anime's cast.
The video reveals that the following cast are also reprising their roles from the drama CD:
- Wataru Hatano as Fritz Granz
- Yuka Ōtsubo as Latia Saint-Émilion
- Rika Kinugawa as Liddy Steinberg
- Yui Makino as Erica Candle
- Ayaka Imamura as Meimei
Yui Horie will play the character Charlotte Dimandias (the late Miyu Matsuki played the character in the drama CD), while Rina Satou will play the character Souffle Clearrail.
They will join the previously announced cast:
- Yoshiaki Hasegawa as Hayato Kisaragi
- Rumi Ookubo as Emil Crossford
- Mayu Yoshioka as Sakura Kirishima
- Kaya Okuno as Karen Kisaragi
- M.A.O as Claire Harvey
The video also reveals that Shuhei Naruse will compose the music for the anime. DIVE II Entertainment will handle music production.
Tomoki Kobayashi (Akame ga KILL!, Utawarerumono) is directing the series at Production IMS. Hideki Shirane (Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?, Date A Live) is handling series composition and Norie Tanaka (chief animation director for Absolute Duo, M3 the dark metal) is in charge of character design.
The "ultimate school battle action" science-fiction comedy begins with the Hundred, the only weapon that can counter the mysterious Savage life form attacking Earth. To become a Slayer (master of military arts) who wields this Hundred, the main character Hayato Kisaragi successfully enrolls in the marine academy city ship Little Garden. However he feels a strange yet familiar sense of incongruity towards Emil Crossford, his roommate who somehow knows him from somewhere. On top of that, as soon as he enters the school, he is challenged to a duel by the "Queen" (the school's most powerful Slayer) Claire Harvey.
Misaki launched the novel series in 2012. Nitroplus artist Nekosuke Okuma draws the illustrations in both Hundred and The Testament of Sister New Devil, another light novel series that inspired an anime. Sasayuki (Futago ya Futago no Futajūsō) drew a manga adaptation of Hundred in Kadokawa's Monthly Dragon Age magazine from 2013 to 2014.
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