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Time Travel Girl Anime Reveals Scientists' Cast, AŌP Opening Song, July 9 Debut

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

The official Twitter account for the Time Travel Shōjo: Mari Waka to 8-nin no Kagakusha-tachi (Time Travel Girl: Mari, Waka, and the 8 Scientists) television anime announced the voice cast for the scientists this week:

  • Toru Ohkawa as William Gilbert, a British astronomer (1544-1603)
  • Shinichiro Miki as Benjamin Franklin, an American entrepreneur (1705-1790)
  • Daiki Nakamura as Alessandro Volta, an Italian physicist and chemist (1745-1827)
  • Showtaro Morikubo as Michael Faraday, an British physicist and chemist (1791-1867)
  • Koji Yusa as Samuel Morse, an American inventor (1791-1872)
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Graham Bell, an American inventor (1847-1922)
  • Akira Ishida as Heinrich Hertz, a German physicist (1857-1894)
  • Wataru Hatano as Thomas Edison, an American inventor (1847-1931)

The anime's official website also announced last Saturday that idol group AŌP (Mr. Osomatsu, 12-Sai: Chiccha na Mune no Tokimeki) will perform the anime's opening theme song "Kibō Traveler" (Hope Traveler). The anime will premiere on July 9.

The cast includes:

Toyosaki, Kotobuki, Tomatsu, and Takagaki are also members of the group Sphere.

Osamu Yamasaki (Toward the Terra, Hakuōki) is directing the anime and supervising the series scripts.

[Via Anibu]

Image © Project MariWaka

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