Kengo Kawanishi, M.A.O Star in Gunjō no Magmell TV Anime
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The official website for Studio Pierrot's television anime adaptation of Chinese manga creator Dainenbyō's Gunjō no Magmell (Magmell of the Sea Blue) manga revealed the show's main cast, character visuals, and key visual on Sunday.
The anime will star:
Kengo Kawanishi as Inyō, a young man who provides relief to adventurers
M.A.O as Zero, Inyō's assistant
Hibiku Yamamura as Emilia, who commissions Inyō
Toshiyuki Morikawa as Shūin, Inyō's master
Hayato Date (Naruto, Naruto Shippuden, Saiyuki) is directing the series at studio Pierrot. Chūji Mikasano (Tokyo Ghoul, Tokyo Ghoul √A, Tokyo Ghoul:re) is in charge of scenario organization. Yasuharu Takanashi (Fairy Tail, Naruto Shippūden, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations) is composing the music.
The fantasy series takes place in a world where a new continent named Magmell suddenly appears in the ocean, and a new age of exploration begins. Explorers venture to the island to find previously unknown lifeforms and resources, but experience one disaster after another. The manga follows the mysterious young men who make a living as relief workers who aid the explorers.
Dainenbyō launched the manga on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ app in June 2015, and Shueisha published the 73rd chapter on October 30. Shueisha published the manga's fourth volume in print in July 2017.