Hōkago Saikoro Club Anime Casts Shun Horie, Taku Yashiro
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for the television anime of Hirō Nakamichi's Hōkago Saikoro Club (Afterschool Dice Club) manga revealed five additional cast members for the anime on Thursday. The new cast members include:
Taku Yashiro as Yūto Aoshima, a third-year student and the student council president. He was hospitalized due to an accident, but managed to be discharged one month before the school festival. While he appears carefree and frivolous, he actually pays a lot of attention to his surroundings, and is popular among both guys and girls.
- Kotori Koiwai as Ren Shibusawa, the student council vice president
- Hisako Tōjō as Hana Takayashiki, Aya's older sister
- Eriko Matsui as Kyōko Maki, Hana's friend
The previously announced cast includes:
Saki Miyashita as Miki, a socially awkward and introverted high school student, but who has a good heart. She tends to not blend well with the people in her class.
Marika Kōno as Aya, an innocent classmate who has only recently moved to Kyoto. She has a constantly cheerful and curious personality.
Miyu Tomita as Midori, the beautiful class representative of Aya's class who values an ordered, well-structured life. She works a part-time job at the board game cafe "Saikoro Club."
Takaya Kuroda as shop owner Takeru Kinjō, the manager of the board game cafe "Saikoro Club." While well-built and stern-looking, he is actually soft-hearted and gentlemanly.
M.A.O as Emilia, a transfer student from Germany who dreams of being a board game designer. Her father runs a board game cafe named "Geschenk."
Kōhei Amasaki as Shōta Tanoue, Midori's childhood friend who has a crush on Aya.
The manga centers on Aya, who moves and starts to attend an all-girls high school in Kyoto. Her first friend is her reserved classmate Miki. After school one day, the committee chairwoman Midori takes them both to an analogue game specialty shop called "Saikoro Club" (Dice Club). There, they start playing a German board game without thinking. Thus begins Aya and Miki's search for fun through the world of analog games.
Kenichi Imaizumi (Reborn!, Student Council's Discretion Lv. 2, Komori-san Can't Decline) is directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS. Atsushi Maekawa (The Prince of Tennis, Fresh Pretty Cure, Hunter × Hunter) is in charge of series composition. Yukiko Ibe (Onigiri, Nanatsuiro Drops, Magical Girl Ore) is designing the characters. Shūji Katayama (Overlord, Saga of Tanya the Evil) of Team-MAX is composing the music.
Tomita performs the opening song "Present Moment." Miyashita, Kōno, and Tomita are also performing the anime's ending theme song "On the Board" as their respective characters.