Butlers: Chitose Momotose Monogatari Anime Reveals Additional Cast, Manga Tie-In
posted on by Karen Ressler
The official website for SILVER LINK's Butlers: Chitose Momotose Monogatari (Butlers: A Millennium Century Story) television anime series announced additional cast members on Sunday.
The website also revealed the at the anime will get a manga tie-in (pictured below). Yukari Tōdō is drawing the manga and it will launch on Kadokawa's Comic Newtype website on January 23.
The newly announced cast is as follows:
Tomoaki Maeno as Akira Tachibana, the shop manager of Café du Vane. His image color is orange.
Takuma Nagatsuka as Hotaru Aoba, a first-year high school student. His image color is emerald green.
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Haruto Hizakura, a second-year high school student. His image color is pink.
Kazuaki Kobayashi as Kyoichi Sano, a second-year high school student. His image color is light brown.
Seiichirō Yamashita as Daichi Kurosawa, a second-year high school student. His image color is black.
Noriaki Sugiyama as Takashi Mikuni, the head of the academy. His image color is indigo.
KENN as Yuki Fujishiro, a first-year high school student. His image color is purple.
Keisuke Koumoto as Hikari Kageyama, a third-year high school student. His image color is grey.
Mitsuki Saiga as Ren Shiratori, a third-year high school student. His image color is white.
The previously announced lead cast members include:
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Koma Jinguji, a second-year high school student. Everyone calls him Jay. His image color is blue.
Takuya Satō as Tsubasa Hayakawa, who works at the Café du Vane. His image color is green.
The anime was originally slated to premiere in January, but has been delayed to April.
The anime centers on two protagonists. Koma Jinguji (Jay) is the smart and handsome student council president. His elegant smile captures the hearts of women. Tsubasa Hayakawa is a multi-talented and gentle shop assistant at a café. His cafe latte with owl latte art is very popular with female customers. The two men travel through time to fight their archenemy. The charming "Butlers," as they are called, fight supernatural battles and also experience a slapstick comedic life at their academy.
"Intouchable Butlers" (SummerACG) is credited with the show's original work. Masaru Takahashi (unit director for Masamune-kun's Revenge, animation director for Dusk maiden of Amnesia) is directing the series at SILVER LINK. Megumi Shimizu (scriptwriter for Soul Eater, Eureka Seven, Snow White with the Red Hair) is overseeing the series scripts, Fujiko Kosumi (Samurai Drive, 1 Sakura Hill manga artist) is drawing the original character designs, and Masanori Tsuchiya (Restaurant to Another World, Chaos;Child) is the sound director. TOMISIRO (Macross Delta, Restaurant to Another World, Hozuki's Coolheadedness) is composing the music at Lantis. Rock band OLDCODEX is performing the anime's opening theme song.
[Via Anime Seiyu]