The Ancient Magus' Bride TV Anime Casts Daisuke Namikawa, Satoshi Hino, Mutsumi Tamura

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Anime premieres in Japan on October 7; Crunchyroll screens 1st 3 episodes in U.S. theaters on July 26

The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kore Yamazaki's The Ancient Magus' Bride manga revealed three more cast members for the series on Sunday. The site also revealed the show's premiere date on Japanese TV.

Daisuke Namikawa as Lindel

Satoshi Hino as Mikhail Renfred

Mutsumi Tamura as Alice

The anime will premiere on Tokyo MX and MBS at night on October 7, before later airing on AT-X, TV Aichi, TV Saitama, Chiba TV, Hokkaido Broadcasting, and BS11. Wit Studio presented the first three episodes of the television series at Anime Expo earlier this month, and Crunchyroll will screen the episodes in theaters on July 26. Several theaters in Japan will also screen the first three episodes on September 9.

The main cast includes:

  • Atsumi Tanezaki as Chise Hatori
  • Ryota Takeuchi as Elias
  • Kouki Uchiyama as Ruth
  • Aya Endo as Silver

Other cast members include:

Yuko Kaida as Angelica Varley

Toshiyuki Morikawa as Simon Kalm

Junichi Suwabe as Seth Noel

The first episode of The Ancient Magus' Bride: Those Awaiting a Star (Mahō Tsukai no Yome: Hoshi Matsu Hito) prequel OVA series had a two-week run in eight theaters throughout Japan in August 2016. The episode was later bundled with the sixth compiled volume of Kore Yamazaki's original manga series in December. The second part opened in seven Japanese theaters on February 4, and shipped with the seventh manga volume on March 10. The third episode will open in theaters in Japan for a two-week limited screening starting on August 19. The screening event will also show the first episode of the TV anime series. The third part will later ship with the eighth volume of the manga on September 9. The Blu-ray Disc of the anime will ship this winter. Crunchyroll is streaming the first two parts of the anime.

Most of the staff from the prequel anime are returning for the television anime. Norihiro Naganuma is directing the anime at WIT Studio, and he is also in charge of the series scripts. Aya Takaha is penning the scripts. Hirotaka Katō is adapting the character designs for animation. Junichi Matsumoto is composing the music, and Flying Dog is producing the music in collaboration from BASiLiCA.

Source: MoCa News

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