Sayaka Ohara Joins The Ancient Magus' Bride TV Anime's Cast
posted on 2017-08-21 08:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Kore Yamazaki's The Ancient Magus' Bride manga revealed on Monday that Sayaka Ohara has joined the anime's cast as Titania.
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 last month, and Crunchyroll screened 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
Daisuke Namikawa as Lindel
Satoshi Hino as Mikhail Renfred
Mutsumi Tamura as Alice
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 opened in theaters in Japan for a two-week limited screening starting on August 19. The screening event is also showing 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 with BASiLiCA. JUNNA is performing the opening theme song "Here."
Source: Comic Natalie