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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind Anime Reveals 7 More Cast Members

posted on 2018-12-08 00:00 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Ken Narita, more join cast as assassin group after Trish

The official Twitter account for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime franchise announced seven more cast members on Saturday for the JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind (JoJo no Kimyō na Bōken: Ōgon no Kaze or Vento Aureo) anime. The new characters are part of an assassin team that are after Trish.

Shinshū Fuji as Risotto Nero

Jun Fukushima as Formaggio

Ken Narita as Illuso

Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Prosciutto

Subaru Kimura as Pesci

Junji Majima as Melone

Nobuhiko Okamoto as Ghiaccio

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind premiered on October 5, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan. Viz Media has licensed the anime.

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind is the manga's fifth part that continues the story from the previous entries in Hirohiko Araki's JoJo's Bizarre Adventure manga. The story begins when Jotaro asks Koichi to travel to Naples to investigate a person known as Haruno Shiobana, whose real name is later revealed as Giorno Giovanna. The story then follows Giorno in his goal to rise to the top of the Passione mafia group and turn it into a band of honorable thieves.

Yasuhiro Kimura (Three Leaves, Three Colors) and Hideya Takahashi (Keijo!!!!!!!!, Anonymous Noise) are directing the anime at David Production, with Naokatsu Tsuda as chief director. Yasuko Kobayashi is returning from the previous anime to handle the series composition, with most of the staff also returning from previous JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime. Takahiro Kishida (Serial Experiments Lain, Baccano!, Haikyu!!) is drawing the character designs. Shun'ichi Ishimoto is the animation director. Yoshikazu Iwanami is the sound director, and Yuugo Kanno is composing the music.

Coda performed the anime's opening theme song "Fighting Gold." Neko Oikawa wrote the lyrics, and Toshiyuki Omori was in charge of composition and arrangement. The ending song is "Freek'n You" by R&B group Jodeci.

Sources: JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime Twitter account, Comic Natalie


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