School Battle Anime 'Hundred' Introduces Characters Sakura, Claire in Video
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Avex Pictures began streaming two more character promotional videos this week for the upcoming television anime of Jun Misaki's light novel series Hundred. The videos preview Sakura Kirishima (voiced by Mayu Yoshioka) and Claire Harvey (voiced by M.A.O).
The anime's full cast includes:
- 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
- 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
- Rina Satou as Souffle Clearrail
- Yui Horie as Charlotte Dimandias
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. Shuhei Naruse will compose the music for the anime and DIVE II Entertainment will handle music production. D-selections — a group made up of a DIVE II Entertainment artists Tatsuyuki Kobayashi, Azuki Shibuya, Yūki Wakai, Yoshino Aoyama, and Mayu Yoshioka — will perform the opening theme song "BLOODRED."
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.
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