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Danganronpa 3 Anime Will Air Both Arcs Simultaneously in July

posted on 2016-04-26 00:38 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
2 episodes will air weekly; Toshiyuki Morikawa, Mai Nakahara, Junichi Suwabe cast for "Mirai Hen"

The official website of the Danganronpa 3: The End of Kibōgamine Gakuen (Danganronpa 3 -The End of Hope's Peak Academy-) anime announced on Tuesday that the anime will premiere both its "Mirai Hen" and "Zetsubō Hen" parts in July. As a result, two new Danganronpa 3 episodes will premiere every week. The site also unveiled a new visual for "Zetsubō Hen."

NBC Universal previously announced that "Mirai Hen" will debut first in July, while "Zetsubō Hen" will air sometime after. "Mirai Hen" will focus on the characters from the first game installment, while the "Zetsubō Hen" will tell the story of the characters of the Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair game. The anime will illustrate what happened to the characters before the events of the game.

In addition, the website revealed additional cast members for both its "Mirai Hen" and "Zetsubō Hen" parts.

The newly-announced cast members appearing in the "Mirai Hen" part of the anime include:

Toshiyuki Morikawa as Kyōsuke Munakata

Mai Nakahara as Chisa Yukizome

Junichi Suwabe as Jūzō Sakakura

The newly-announced cast for the Danganronpa 2-based "Zetsubō Hen" part includes Minami Takayama as Hajime Hinata. She reprises her role from the Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair game.

Previously announced cast members for "Mirai Hen" include:

Megumi Ogata as Makoto Naegi

Yōko Hikasa as Kyōko Kirigiri

Saki Fujita as Seiko Kimura

Inori Minase as Ruruka Andō

Takuya Eguchi as Sōnosuke Izayoi

Hidekatsu Shibata as Kazuo Tengan

Keiji Fujiwara as Kōichi Kizakura

Kanata Hongou as Ryōta Mitarai

Rie Kugimiya as Daisaku Bandai

Kenta Miyake as Great Gozu

Chiwa Saito as Aoi Asahina

Masaya Matsukaze as Yasuhiro Hagakure

Takako Sasuga as Monomi

The site also lists the character Miaya Gekkogahara, but doesn't list a cast member.

Previously announced cast members for "Zetsubō Hen" include:

Yoshimasa Hosoya as Kazuichi Sōda
Megumi Ogata as Nagito Komaeda
Ami Koshimizu as Ibuki Mioda
Ai Kayano as Mikan Tsumiki
Yu Kobayashi as Mahiru Koizumi
Suzuko Mimori as Hiyoko Saionji
Romi Park as Akane Owari
Hiroki Yasumoto as Nekomaru Nidai
Jun Fukuyama as Teruteru Hanamura
Daisuke Kishio as Fuyuhiko Kuzuryu
Kotono Mitsuishi as Peko Pekoyama
Kanata Hongou as Ryōta Mitarai
Tomokazu Sugita as Tanaka the Forbidden
Miho Arakawa as Sonia Nevermind

TARAKO will replace Nobuyo Oyama in the role of mascot character Monokuma in the upcoming television anime and other installments in the franchise.

The television anime series will be the conclusion of the "Hope's Peak Academy" series' original story.

Kazutaka Kodaka is in charge of the original scenario concepts and overall supervision. Rui Komatsuzaki is credited with the original character designs, and Seiji Kishi is directing. Norimitsu Kaihō (School-Live!, Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation) is in charge of the scenario on the project, and animation studio Lerche is returning to animate the project. Kazuaki Morita and Ryoko Amisaki are designing the anime's characters. The Danganronpa Design Team is credited with the original background designs. Masafumi Takada is composing the music, and Yoshinori Terasawa is the "Otasuke Producer."

Source: Anime! Anime!


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