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Gen Urobuchi's Godzilla Anime Film Reveals 6 Main Cast Members, Concept Art Image

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

The official website for Polygon Pictures' Godzilla anime film announced six main cast members for the film on Thursday, and also revealed a concept art image.

(Click the below image to see the full size.)

The film will star:

  • Yuuki Kaji
  • Takahiro Sakurai
  • Mamoru Miyano
  • Junichi Suwabe
  • Kana Hanazawa
  • Tomokazu Sugita

The film will have a stage event at AnimeJapan 2017 on Sunday, March 26. The six main voice actors will appear at the event.

Kobun Shizuno (Detective Conan: The Darkest Nightmare and other Detective Conan movies, Fist of the North Star: The Legend of Kenshirô, Fist of the North Star: The Legend of Toki) and Hiroyuki Seshita (Ajin, Knights of Sidonia) are directing the film at Polygon Pictures. Gen Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero, Psycho-Pass) of Nitroplus is credited with the story concept and screenplay.

The film is the first anime film in the Godzilla franchise, and is slated for this year.

Toho's newest Godzilla film, Shin Godzilla (known as Godzilla: Resurgence in Southeast Asia and other distribution territories), opened in Japan on July 29. Funimation screened the film in North America in October. The film has earned 8.11 billion yen (about US$69.30 million), and was the second highest-grossing domestic film in Japan in 2016.

Source: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web


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