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Kemono Jihen Anime Unveils Cast, Visual

posted on by Alex Mateo
Natsumi Fujiwara, Junichi Suwabe, Ayumu Murase, Natsuki Hanae join cast

The June issue of Shueisha's Jump SQ. magazine revealed the cast and a teaser visual for the television anime adaptation of Shō Aimoto's Kemono Jihen (Monster Incidents) manga on Saturday.

The cast includes:

  • Natsumi Fujiwara as Kabane Kusaka (lower center in image above)
  • Junichi Suwabe as Kohachi Inugami (upper center)
  • Ayumu Murase as Akira (right)
  • Natsuki Hanae as Shiki Tademaru (left)

Masaya Fujimori (You Are Umasou, Izetta: The Last Witch) is directing the anime at Ajia-do. Noboru Kimura (Amagami SS+, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!, Gundam Build Divers) is in charge of series composition and scripts. Nozomi Tachibana (Ensemble Stars!, Classicaloid episode director, animation director) is designing the characters.

The manga starts in a quiet rural village, where many domestic animals die unnatural deaths in a strange incident. To resolve the incident, an odd-looking man from Tokyo who goes by the name "Inugami" comes to the town to investigate. In the town, he meets a young boy who has a mysterious air about him called "Dorotabō."

Aimoto (Hokenshitsu no Shinigami) launched Kemono Jihen in Jump SQ. in December 2016. The manga's 10th volume shipped on March 4.

Sources: Jump Sq. June issue, Kemono Jihen anime's website, Comic Natalie


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