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Twin Star Exorcists Anime Casts Yuuki Ono, Daiki Yamashita, Taishi Murata

posted on by Egan Loo
Crunchyroll streams supernatural series premiering April 6

The official website for the television anime of Yoshiaki Sukeno's Twin Star Exorcists (Sōsei no Onmyōji) manga posted additional cast members on Monday:

Yuuki Ono as Kamui

Daiki Yamashita as Shinnosuke Kunizaki

Taishi Murata as Atsushi Sukumozuka

The website also posted a new "Sakura" visual for this month, which includes Japan's cherry blossom season. The website now has a visual chance button to toggle which visual appears.

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

Jun Fukuyama as Kinako, an anime-original character

Tomoaki Maeno as Ryogo Nagitsuji

Daisuke Namikawa as Arima Tsuchimikado

Kaito Ishikawa as Shimon Ikaruga

Viz Media is publishing the series in North America, and it will publish the fourth compiled volume on April 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!

Text: An unpleasant past
Man: Rokuro is a survivor of the Tragedy of Hinazuki incident.
Text: A power sealed away
"Strongest Onmyōji" my ass...
Rokuro: As if I'd be an Onmyōji...
Woman: Those with more power are chosen...
Text: As an Onmyōji
Voice: Isn't this presence a Filth?
Benio: I can't run away.
Rokuro: What are you going to do?
Benio: I will exterminate all bad Filth... Because I am an Onmyōji.
Text: Fate gave birth to the twin stars. People gave birth to Filth.
Rokuro: All this power is is a curse!
Benio: Wait, so you're...!?
Rokuro: Be exorcised! Be purified! I'll exorcise everything, sin and Filth included!
Text: Oh, twin stars above.

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. Hitomi Kaji is performing the ending theme song "Eyes."

The series will premiere on TV Tokyo on April 6 at 6:25 p.m, and it will also air on TV Osaka, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, TV Setouchi, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting. Crunchyroll will stream the series as it airs.

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

Source: Comic Natalie

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