K: Seven Stories 6-Episode Anime Film Project Reveals Visuals, Cast for 2nd, 3rd Films

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Hiroshi Kamiya, Tomoaki Maeno, Shimba Tsuchiya join cast for SIDE:BLUE ~Tenrō no Gotoku film

The official website for GoRA and GoHands' K franchise revealed the visuals and cast on Sunday for SIDE:BLUE ~Tenrō no Gotoku (Like Sirius) and SIDE:GREEN ~Uwagaki Sekai~ (The Overwritten World), the second and third episodes in the six-part K: Seven Stories theatrical anime project. The SIDE:BLUE ~Tenrō no Gotoku film will feature three new cast members to the franchise.

SIDE:BLUE ~Tenrō no Gotoku opens on August 4, and stars:

  • Tomokazu Sugita as Reisi Munakata
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Gōki Zenjō
  • Shimba Tsuchiya as Takeru Kusuhara
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Jin Habari
  • Tomoaki Maeno as Gen Shiotsu
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Seri Awashima
  • Mamoru Miyano as Saruhiko Fushimi

The character designs for the new cast members are:

Takeru Kusuhara

Jin Habari

Gen Shiotsu

SIDE:GREEN ~Uwagaki Sekai~ opens on September 1, and stars:

  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Nagare Hisui
  • Rie Kugimiya as Skukuna Gojo
  • Masakazu Morita as Yukari Mishakuji
  • Houchu Ohtsuka as Tenkei Iwafune
  • Kaori Nazuka as Douhan Hirasaka
  • Hiro Shimono as Kotosaka

Shingo Suzuki is returning as director and character designer at the studio GoHands the anime. GoRA and GoHands are once again credited for the original story. GoRA is also credited with writing and oveerseeing the series scripts. Mikio Endo is again composing the music. Music group angela is performing all six ending theme songs — one for each of the six parts. The group is also performing the opening theme song "SURVIVE!" for all six parts. Each of the ending theme songs is named after each part's subtitle.

The first film, R:B ~Blaze~, will open in theaters on July 7, and it stars:

  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Mikoto Suoh
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Reisi Munakata
  • Takahiro Sakurai as Izumo Kusanagi
  • Yuuki Kaji as Tatara Totsuka
  • Taku Yashiro as Daichi Yamata
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Seri Awashima

A The Idol K anime short will also screen alongside each episode. The shorts will star:

  • Daisuke Namikawa as Yashiro Isana
  • Daisuke Ono as Kuroh Yatogami
  • Kenjiro Tsuda as Mikoto Suoh
  • Jun Fukuyama as Misaki Yata
  • Tomokazu Sugita as Reisi Munakata
  • Mamoru Miyano as Saruhiko Fushimi
  • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Nagare Hisui
  • Masakazu Morita as Yukari Mishakuji

The schedule for the rest of the episodes is:

  • Episode 4 Lost Small World ~Ori no Mukō ni (To the Other Side of the Cage) opens on October 6
  • Episode 5 Memory of Red ~BURN~ opens on November 3
  • Episode 6 Circle Vision ~Nameless Song~ opens on December 1

K: Memory of Red is a title of a manga in the franchise, and K SIDE:BLUE, K:SIDE:GREEN, and K: R:B are titles of novels in the franchise. K: Lost Small World is both a novel and a manga. Idol K is a parody book that reimagines if the characters in the franchise were all idols. The sixth episode will tell a new story.

Update: Added character designs for new cast members.

Source: Comic Natalie

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