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New Muhyo & Roji Anime's Cast, Staff Unveiled

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda

This year's combined 21st and 22nd issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed the cast and staff for the new television anime adaptation of Yoshiyuki Nishi's Muhyo to Roji no Mahōritsu Sōdan Jimusho (Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation) manga on Monday.

The cast includes:

Ayumu Murase as Tōru Muhyō

Yuu Hayashi as Jirō "Roji" Kusano

Tetsuya Kakihara as Yōichi Himukai

Hiroshi Kamiya as Soratsugu Madoka

Nobuhiro Kondō (Nobunagun, Cerberus) is directing the anime at Studio DEEN. Yasuyuki Suzuki (Naruto Shippūden, The Reflection) is penning the scripts. Kouichiro Kawano (And Yet the Town Moves, High School Fleet episode animation director) is designing the characters. Married couple Kazuko Tadano and Hiromi Matsushita (Sailor Moon, Dancougar - Super Beast Machine God) are the chief animation directors, and Ryo Kawasaki (Fate/Grand Order: First Order, Altair: A Record of Battles) is composing the music.

The anime's official website previously streamed a teaser video for the anime in March.

The anime will premiere on SKY PerfecTV! and Animax this summer.

The manga centers on Toru Muhyo, a prodigy and expert on magic law, and his assistant Jiro Kusano. The pair investigate supernatural incidents and dole out justice.

The original manga ran in Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine from 2004 to 2008. Shueisha published 18 compiled book volumes and 10 trade paperback (bunko) volumes for the series. Viz Media released all 18 volumes of the manga physically and digitally in North America.

A sequel manga launched on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ manga website and app on March 19. The sequel follows Muhyo and his friends after they have grown a little after the conclusion of the first series.

Update: Images added.

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