Gakuen Basara TV Anime Reveals 6 More Cast Members, Character Designs
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The official website for the television anime adaptation of Gakuen Basara, a high school spinoff project based on Capcom's Sengoku Basara game franchise, revealed six more cast members for the series on Monday.
The new cast includes (reprising their roles from previous works in the franchise):
Mamiko Noto as Oichi
Kouji Tsujitani as Azai Nagamasa
Romi Park as Uesugi Kenshin
Tesshō Genda as Takeda Shingen
Sho Hayami as Akechi Mitsuhide
Norio Wakamoto as Oda Nobunaga
The anime will premiere in October.
The previously revealed cast includes:
Kazuya Nakai as Date Masamune
Sōichiro Hoshi as Sanada Yukimura
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Katakura Kojūrō
Takehito Koyasu as Sarutobi Sasuke
Masakazu Morita as Maeda Keiji
Ryuuzou Ishino as Chōsokabe Motochika
Shigeru Nakahara as Mōri Motonari
Toshiki Masuda as Tokugawa Ieyasu (replacing Toru Ohkawa)
Tomokazu Seki as Ishida Mitsunari
Natsuko Kuwatani as Kasuga
Additional characters include:
The Gakuen Basara school battle comedy parody reimagines the Warring States Era warriors of Capcom's action game franchise as rival students in a modern high school. Date Masamune and Sanada Yukimura battle to replace Toyotomi Hideyoshi as the next student council president. The project published several official comic anthologies between 2007 and last year.
Minoru Ohara (Glass Fleet, Lupin III: Episode 0 'First Contact') is directing the anime at Brain's Base, and Kouji Miura (Examurai Sengoku) is in charge of the series scripts. Haruhito Takada (Kaiji) is designing the characters. Capcom's Hiroyuki Kobayashi and Makoto Yamamoto are supervising from the original work.