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Masato Hagiwara, Arisa Komiya Join Garo: Divine Flame Film's Cast

posted on by Karen Ressler
Film sequel to 1st Garo anime premieres May 21 in Japan

The official website for Garo: Divine Flame, the first Garo anime film, announced two new cast members on Friday. They are:

Masato Hagiwara (Kaiji's title character, The Place Promised in Our Early Days' Takuya Shirakawa) as Dario Montoya/Kokuyō Knight Zem

Arisa Komiya (Love Live! Sunshine!!'s Dia Kurosawa) as Sara, princess of Vazelia

The 80-minute film will open in Japan on May 21.

The film is a sequel set four years after Honō no Kokuin, the first Garo the Animation television series. Director Yuichiro Hayashi, head writer Yasuko Kobayashi, and the anime studio MAPPA are reuniting after working on the first Garo the Animation television series. The film's second teaser video debuted in February.

Tohokushinsha Film Corporation describes the story:

León, who has succeeded the name of Golden Knight "GARO" devotes himself to train a young Makai Knight for the next generation, together with Prince Alfonso of the Valiante Kingdom. Then, they receive an order to exterminate the most beautiful Horror in the world which resides in a neighboring country "Vazelia".

At the same time, a young Makai Knight for the next generation is kidnapped by an unknown person.

León desperately follows them, only to find that he is surrounded by his enemies at a dead end. Then, a Makai Knight Dario who was supposed to be missing for some time suddenly appears and rescues him.

Under his guidance, León is led to the town where he meets up a totally unexpected person!

JAM Project is performing the ending theme song "Yaiba ~the divine blade~" for the film.

[Via Animate.tv]

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