Death March to the Parallel World Rhapsody Anime Reveals More of Cast, January 11 Debut
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The official website for the television anime of Hiro Ainana and shri's Death March to The Parallel World Rhapsody (Death March Kara Hajimaru Isekai Kyōsōkyoku) light novel series revealed additional cast members and the January 11 premiere date on Tuesday.
The newly announced cast members are:
Wake Up, Girls! voice actress Kiyono Yasuno as Nana
The anime also stars:
Shin Oonuma (Baka and Test - Summon the Beasts, ef: a tale of melodies, No-Rin) is directing the series at SILVER LINK. (Brave Witches, Non Non Biyori) and CONNECT (Armed Girl's Machiavellism, Chaos Dragon). Kento Shimoyama (Bleach, Gintama, Servant × Service) is writing and overseeing the series scripts, and Shoko Takimoto (Armed Girl's Machiavellism, Chaos Dragon) is designing the characters for animation. MONACA is composing the music at DIVE II Entertainment.
The Run Girls, Run! group is performing the opening theme song "Slide Ride," and the Wake Up, Girls! group is performing the ending theme song "Suki no Skill." Both groups are the real-life idol groups who also voice roles in the Wake Up, Girls! New Chapter anime.
The story of the light novel series follows a 29-year-old programmer who is on a "death march," but one day he wakes up in another world after a nap. From a meteor shower he happens to gain vast riches, and he decides to go sightseeing. So begins his "heartwarming, occasionally serious, and harem" adventure in another world.
Ainana initially began posting the series online in 2013, and Kadokawa published the first volume with illustrations by shri in in March 2014. The novel series has 1.1 million copies in print as of July. Both the 11th volume of the novel series and fifth volume of the manga adaptation shipped on August 10.
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