Dr. Stone Anime Reveals 6 More Cast Members (Updated)
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
This year's 44th issue of Shueisha's Weekly Shonen Jump magazine announced six more cast members on Monday for the Dr. Stone television anime series, Spoilers, highlight to read. [for the six crew members of the International Space Station who avoided the mass-petrification.]
Keiji Fujiwara as Byakuya Ishigami
Lynn as Lillian Weinberg
Hisako Kanemoto as Connie Lee
Showtaro Morikubo as Shamil Volkov
Rie Tanaka as Darya Nikitina
Kanehira Yamamoto as Yakov Nikitin
Viz Media describes the manga's first volume:
One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind—to kickstart civilization with the power of science!
Shinya Iino (storyboards, episode director on Hanebad!, Revue Starlight, Made in Abyss) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment. Yuichiro Kido (episode scripts for Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, After the Rain, 91 Days) is in charge of series composition and is writing the scripts. Yuko Iwasa (Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas, Yowamushi Pedal) is designing the characters. Tatsuya Kato (WorldEnd, Revue Starlight), Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Children of the Whales, Anima Yell!), and Yuki Kanesaka (Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond insert songs) are composing the music.
The anime debuted on Adult Swim's Toonami programming block on August 24.
Update: Added character designs. Source: Dr. Stone anime's Twitter account
Source: Shonen Jump issue 44
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