News Cutie Honey Universe Anime Casts Atsuko Tanaka, Rie Kugimiya
posted on 2018-03-12 06:40 EDT by Bayleigh Baker
Atsuko Tanaka as Sister Jill, the leader of the criminal organization Panther Claw. She is a sadist who nevertheless possesses absolute charisma. She seeks Honey's "Airborne Element Fixing Device."
Rie Kugimiya as Sister Jill's servant Tarantula Panther. She harbors strong loyalty and adoration for Sister Jill. She has the abilities of a spider.
The website also revealed a new key visual:
Previously announced cast members include:
Yui Horie as Natsuko Aki, Honey Kisaragi's close friend
The anime will also star Maaya Uchida, Tomoyo Kurosawa, Kana Hanazawa, Yukari Tamura, and Suzuko Mimori as different Honeys, but the staff have not 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 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: Mainichi Shimbun's Mantan Web