Orange TV Anime Casts Makoto Furukawa, Seiichirō Yamashita, Kazuyuki Okitsu

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Series adapting Ichigo Takano's sci-fi romance manga premieres this July

The June issue of Futabasha's Monthly Action magazine revealed more cast on Monday for the television anime adaptation of Ichigo Takano's science-fiction romance manga Orange. It also revealed the designs of several of the characters when they are 26.

Seiichirō Yamashita (Haruchika – Haruta & Chika's Keisuke Katagiri) as Kakeru Naruse

Makoto Furukawa (One-Punch Man's Saitama) as Hiroto Suwa

Kazuyuki Okitsu (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's Jonathan Joestar) as Saku Hagita

Previously revealed cast members include:

Kana Hanazawa (Durarara!!'s Anri, Psycho-Pass's Akane) as Naho Takamiya

Natsumi Takamori (The [email protected] Cinderella Girls' Miku, Bodacious Space Pirates' Sasha) as Azusa Murasaka

Rika Kinugawa (Hundred's Liddy) as Takako Chino

Seven Seas Entertainment is publishing the original manga in North America, and it describes the manga's story:

Everyone has regrets in life. So who wouldn't take the chance to change the past if given the opportunity? When sixteen-year-old Takamiya Naho receives a mysterious letter, claiming to be from her twenty-seven-year-old self, her life is suddenly thrown into flux. The letter tells her that a new transfer student by the name of Naruse Kakeru will be joining her class, and to keep her eye on him. But why? Naho must decide what to make of the letter and its cryptic warning, and what it means not only for her future, but for Kakeru's as well.

Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;Gate, Terraformars) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment and Telecom Animation Film, and Yuuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 2) is writing the scripts. Nobuteru Yuki (The Vision of Escaflowne, Kids on the Slope) is designing the characters. Yukio Nagasaki (GATE, Dragon Ball Z Kai) is serving as the sound director, and Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Kuromukuro, Monster Musume) is composing the music. The series will premiere this July.

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