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Twin Star Exorcists Anime Casts Jun Fukuyama as Original Character

posted on 2016-03-03 18:10 EST by Karen Ressler
Tomoaki Maeno, Daisuke Namikawa, Kaito Ishikawa also join cast for anime premiering April 6

The official website for the television anime of Yoshiaki Sukeno's Twin Star Exorcists (Sōsei no Onmyōji) manga revealed the anime's premiere date, new key visual, and additional cast members on Friday. The series will premiere on TV Tokyo on Wednesday, April 6 at 6:25 p.m. It will also air on TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting.

The new cast includes:

Jun Fukuyama as Kinako, an anime-original character


Tomoaki Maeno as Ryogo Nagitsuji


Daisuke Namikawa as Arima Tsuchimikado


Kaito Ishikawa as Shimon Ikaruga

The previously-announced cast includes:

Natsuki Hanae as Rokuro Enmadō


Megumi Han as Benio Adashino


Ayumu Murase as Yūto Ijika, Rokuro's childhood friend


Yū Serizawa as Mayura Otomi


Junichi Suwabe as Seigen Amakawa

Tomohisa Taguchi (Persona 4 the Golden Animation, Persona 3 the Movie #2 Midsummer Knight's Dream, Persona 3 the Movie #4 Winter of Rebirth) is directing the series at Studio Pierrot (Naruto Shippūden, Tokyo Ghoul, Yona of the Dawn). Shishō Igarashi (Unlimited Psychic Squad director) is serving as assistant director, Naruhisa Arakawa (MAOYU, Outbreak Company, Kingdom) is handling the series composition, Kikuko Sadakata (Corpse Princess, Muromi-san, Devils and Realist) is designing the characters, and Itsuko Takeda (Level E, Kingdom) is the chief animation director.

Viz Media is publishing the series in North America, and it published the third compiled volume on January 5. The company describes the story:

Rokuro dreams of becoming anything but an exorcist! Then mysterious Benio turns up. The pair are dubbed the "Twin Star Exorcists" and learn they are fated to marry...
Can Rokuro escape both fates?
When Rokuro's best friend Ryogo goes missing, Rokuro is forced to ask Benio for help to enter Magano, the realm of the evil Kegare, to rescue him!

Sukeno (Binbogami-ga!) launched the "new-generation onmyō (ancient Japanese occultism) fantasy" in Shueisha's Jump Square magazine in November 2013. Shueisha released the seventh compiled book volume on January 4.

Source: Comic Natalie


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