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Megumi Ogata, Yukana, Rie Kugimiya Join Divine Gate Anime Cast

posted on by Karen Ressler
Narrator, system operator cast for January anime based on smartphone rpg

Marvelous' official website for the Divine Gate television anime series announced on Thursday that Megumi Ogata (Evangelion's Shinji Ikari) will provide narration for the anime, and Yukana (Full Metal Panic!'s Tessa) will play a system operator. In addition Rie Kugimiya (Fullmetal Alchemist's Alphonse Elric) has joined the cast as a character named "Shonen K" (Boy K):

Previously announced cast members include:

Tetsuya Kakihara as Akane, the boy who lights flames

Sōma Saito as Aoto, the boy who controls water

Kanae Ito as Midori, the girl who tames wind

Ayana Taketatsu as Hikari, the girl who carries light

Sora Amamiya as Yukari, the girl who carries darkness

Hiroyuki Yoshino as Ginji, the boy who loves nothingness

Yūichi Nakamura as Arthur, the leader of "Kinghts of round"

Ami Koshimizu as Ifrit

Mai Fuchigami as Undine

Kana Asumi as Sylph

Yuri Yoshida as Metabon

Kousuke Toriumi as Lancelot

Akira Ishida as Oz

Koji Yusa as Loki

  • Natsue Sasamoto as Tristan
  • Binbin Takaoka as Gareth
  • Ayumu Murase as Bruno
  • KENN as Uwain
  • Yusuke Shirai as Percival
  • Kenji Nomura as Palomides
  • Azusa Tadokoro as Bedivere
  • Arisa Kiyoto as Kay
  • Chihiro Ikki as Lamorak
  • Rie Suegara as Mordred
  • Yūki Kuwahara as Gwain
  • Tomoyuki Shimura as Pavlov
  • Natsuki Hanae as Ariton
  • Aoi Yuki as Dorothy
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Santa Claus

The show will premiere on January 8. Funimation will stream the series as it airs with English subtitles and an English broadcast dub. The cast will host a preview screening of the first episode at Toho Cinemas Shinjuku in Tokyo on December 26.

Noriyuki Abe (The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Bleach, GTO) is directing the anime at Studio Pierrot, and Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!, Moyashimon, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan) is in charge of series composition. Ichiro Uno (The World is Still Beautiful) is designing the characters, and Takumi Ozawa (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Okamikakushi - Masque of the Wolf) is composing the music. The group vistlip (Samurai Jam -Bakumatsu Rock-, Yona of the Dawn, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's) is contributing the ending theme song "Contrust."

GungHo Online Entertainment and Acquire's original Divine Gate game is available for free download on iOS and Android. In the "panel RPG," players explore dungeons and solve puzzles to uncover panels and reveal treasure or monsters. The game has included more than 1,000 unique characters, including Steins;Gate characters as guest bosses.

[Via Moca News]

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