Muhyo & Roji Anime Reveals 5 More Character Designs
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for the television anime adaptation of Yoshiyuki Nishi's Muhyo to Roji no Mahōritsu Sōdan Jimusho (Muhyo & Roji's Bureau of Supernatural Investigation) manga revealed the character designs on Monday for five new cast members. This year's 25th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine had revealed the cast members for the characters earlier on Monday.
Mitsuki Saiga as Reiko Imai
Wataru Hatano as Page Klaus
Rie Kawamura as Yū Abiko (Biko)
Satomi Akesaka as Rio Kurotori
Iori Nomizu as Nana Takenouchi
The previously revealed cast includes:
Ayumu Murase as Tōru Muhyō
Yuu Hayashi as Jirō "Roji" Kusano
Tetsuya Kakihara as Yōichi Himukai
Hiroshi Kamiya as Soratsugu Madoka
Nobuhiro Kondo (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 will premiere on SkyPerfecTV 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.