Cutie Honey Universe Anime's 2nd Promo Video Reveals Main Cast, April Premiere
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The official website for Cutie Honey Universe, the upcoming anime project based on Go Nagai's Cutie Honey manga, revealed the show's main cast on Thursday. The site also revealed the show's April premiere.
The show stars Maaya Sakamoto as Honey Kisaragi/Cutie Honey.
The anime will also co-star Maaya Uchida, Tomoyo Kurosawa, Kana Hanazawa, Yukari Tamura, and Suzuko Mimori as different Honeys, but the staff haven't yet revealed which Honey the voice actresses will play. The other Honeys include:
Akitoshi Yokoyama (Photo Kano) is directing the anime at Production Reed. Natsuko Takahashi (Urahara, Yuyushiki) is handling the series composition and Syūichi Iseki is designing the characters and serving as chief animation director. The idol unit AŌP (Mr. Osomatsu, In Another World With My Smartphone) are performing the anime's theme song.
The project, like the Devilman crybaby Netflix series and Mazinger Z Infinity film, commemorates the 50th anniversary of Nagai's works.
The classic 1973 manga follows Cutie Honey, an android created by Professor Kisaragi. When he is murdered by an organization seeking the device within her, she seeks revenge.
Nagai's manga has inspired multiple manga remakes, anime adaptations on television and home video, a live-action film, and a live-action television series. Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed the original manga and the Cutie Honey aGoGo! manga. Shinpei Ito wrote Cutie Honey aGoGo! in collaboration with Hideaki Anno.
Source: Animate Times