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Gakuen Basara Anime Unveils 7 More Cast Members, Theme Song Info

posted on 2018-09-10 21:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
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The staff for the television anime adaptation of Gakuen Basara, a high school spinoff project based on CAPCOM's Sengoku Basara game franchise, revealed seven more cast members and the theme song information. T.M. Revolution (Takanori Nishikawa) is collaborating with rock band Fear, and Loathing in Las Vegas on the anime's theme song "Be Affected."

The newly announced cast includes:

Fumihiko Tachiki as Yoshitsugu Ōtani


Jun Fukuyama as Hideaki Kobayakawa


Miyuki Sawashiro as Itsuki


Yūichi Nakamura as Sakon Shima


Nobuhiko Okamoto as Katsuie Shibata


Shinichiro Miki as Matabee Gotō


Rikiya Koyama as Kanbee Kuroda


The show also stars:

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


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


Ami Koshimizu as Tsuruhime

Yuko Kaida as Matsu

Tomohiro Tsuboi as Maeda Toshiie

Akira Ishida as Takenaka Shigeharu

Ryotaro Okiayu as Toyotomi Hideyoshi

Sayaka Ohara as Suzuki Magoichi

Additional characters include:

Honda Tadakatsu


Yumekichi


Fūma Kotarō

The show will premiere on TBS on October 4 and then on BS-TBS on October 6. A preview screening of the first episode will be held on Friday, September 28 in Tokyo.

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 Brains 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.

Additional staff members include:

EIGHT OF TRIANGLE will perform the anime's opening theme song "Hokore Kedakaki Utsukushiki, Ikizama o" (Live Proudly, Nobly, and Beautifully).

Source: Animate Times


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