4th Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA Reveals More Cast, Anime Character Designs, 3rd Key Visual
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The official website of Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki Dai-4-Ki, the fourth OAV in the Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki OVA series, revealed the anime's additional cast, anime character designs for the main eight cast members, and a third key visual on Saturday.
The new cast members include:
- Rei Sakuma as Funaho Masaki Jurai
- Emi Shinohara as Tennyo Masaki
- Sakiko Tamagawa as AiRI Masaki
- Yumi Touma as Tokimi
- Kenichi Ogata as Azaka
- Satsuki Yukino as Tsukiko Masaki
- Yoko Soumi as Mikami Kuramitsu
- Rui Tanabe as Ringo TATSUKI
- Risa Yuzuki as Mizune Masaki
- Azusa Satou as Otoka Masaki
- Miya Amamiya as Fūka Masaki
Yoko Soumi is replacing Ikuko Sugita as Mikami Kuramitsu. Sugita passed away in 2009.
The main cast includes:
Ai Orikasa as Ryoko
Haruhi Nanao as Aeka Masaki Jurai
Chisa Yokoyama as Sasami Masaki Jurai
Michie Tomizawa as Mihoshi Kuramitsui
Yūko Kobayashi as Washu Hakubi
Etsuko Kozakura as Ryo-Ohki
Naomi Shindoh as Noike Kamiki Jurai
The rest of the cast includes:
- Ken Uo as Katsuhito Masaki
- Katsuyuki Konishi as Nobuyuki Masaki
- Rio Natsuki as Rea Masaki
- Yuko Nagashima as Minaho Masaki
Most of the cast members are returning from previous Tenchi Muyo! anime. Tomizawa is playing Mihoshi in place of Yuko Mizutani, who passed away in May, and Uo and Konishi are replacing Takeshi Aono, who passed away in 2012. Nanao first played Aeka in 2014's Ai: Tenchi Muyo!.
Masaki Kajishima is credited with the original concept, character design, and as general director. Hidetoshi Takahashi (Sword Art Online II, Your Lie in April episode director) is directing the anime at AIC and C2C. Hideki Shirane (Tenchi Muyo! War on Geminar, Tenchi Muyo GXP) returns to supervise and pen the series' scripts. Takeshi Oda (Yurumates3Dei, Onee-chan ga Kita) is adapting the character designs for animation, and Ryo Sakai (Glass Maiden, Kino's Journey, Ceres, Celestial Legend) and Crunch All Stars are composing the music. Serena Kozuki will perform both the opening theme song "Tenchi Muyo!" and the ending theme song "Shake the DiCE."
The OVA's first Blu-ray Disc volume is slated for November 30.
The new OVA will be the first entry in the OVA series in 11 years since last episode of the third OAV debuted in 2005.
Thanks to Mike T. Stivers for the news tip.
Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web