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4-Film King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars Project Reveals More Cast, Characters

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The staff of the King of Prism: Shiny Seven Stars anime project revealed additional characters and the cast members for the unit The Shuffle on Monday. The new characters are all members of Swartz Rose's idol group YMT29.

The newly announced cast members of The Shuffle are:

Tomokazu Sugita is returning as Jōji (George) Takadanobaba, leader of The Shuffle. Tatsuyuki Kobayashi, who also previously performed the singing voice of George in King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO, will voice the character Ace Ikebukuro. Ace is rumored to be the ghost singer for George.

The other new characters are:
(Note: some character name romanizations are not confirmed.)

Trigen

  • Aoi Ueno
  • Ataru Shinōkubo
  • Hakushi Meguro

K-4-B (KyunKyun KiraKira Baby's)

  • Munehisa Tamachi
  • Hajime Tabata
  • Teru Nippori
  • Ayano Nishinippori
  • Ace Ikebukuro (also a member of The Shuffle)

Go! Go! Glorious

  • Noel Tokyo
  • Yoshiki Akihabara
  • Yakumo Mejiro
  • Fumiya Yoyogi
  • Mel Harajuku
  • Mikado Shibuya

No Weekend

  • Tatsuki Shimbashi
  • Miyabi Yūrakuchō
  • Shisui Shinagawa
  • Kitarō Ōtsuka
  • Kanata Ebisu (also a member of Otogi)

Otogi

  • Tōma Komagome
  • Harry Sugamo
  • Hatoya Ōsaki
  • Kanata Ebisu (also a member of No Weekend)

Jackie & Hikaru

  • Takayuki Shinjuku
  • Hikaru Hamamatsuchō

The four films will open "in succession" beginning on March 2. The second film will open on March 23, followed by the third film on April 13 and the fourth film on May 4. The titles of the four films are:

  • I Prologue x Yukinojō x Taiga
  • II Kakeru x George x Minato
  • III Leo x Yū x Alex(ander)
  • IV Louis x Shin x Unknown

The project is both a theatrical anime and television anime series. The edited theatrical version and the television anime series will both premiere in spring 2019. The television anime will have 12 episodes, and the theatrical version will have four parts, each screening an edited version of three episodes of the TV anime. At least the first film will premiere before the television anime series.

The anime will star:

The King of Prism: Prism Rush! LIVE smartphone game's new "Road to Shiny Seven Stars" story event is a prequel to the upcoming anime project. The event's story focuses on Shin Ichijō entering Kakyōin Academy in high school after Hiro Hayami wins the "Prism King Cup -Thunder Storm Session-."

Masakazu Hishida is returning from both KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm and King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO to direct the anime at Tatsunoko Pro, and Jou Aoba is returning to handle the series composition. PriPara's Shoji Hara is designing the characters, and Mai Matsuura is also returning from both films and is charge of the original character designs. Rei Ishizuka is returning from King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO to compose the music.

The first film in the franchise, KING OF PRISM by PrettyRhythm, opened in January 2016. The film earned more than 800 million yen (about US$7.8 million). The film screened at the Los Angeles Anime Film Festival (LA-AFF) event in September 2017.

The second film, King of Prism: PRIDE the HERO, opened in Japan in June 2017. The film earned more than 600 million yen (about US$5.28 million). The film screened at this year's LA-AFF, which was held from September 21-23 at Regal L.A. Live: A Barco Innovation Center.

King of Prism is a spinoff of the Pretty Rhythm franchise.

Source: Comic Natalie


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