Chained Soldier Anime's 1st Promo Video Reveals 3 More Cast Members
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The Jump Festa '23 event on Saturday revealed the first promotional video for the television anime of writer Takahiro and artist Yōhei Takemura's Chained Soldier (Mato Seihei no Slave or literally, Slave of the Magic Capital's Elite Troops) manga.
The video also revealed three new cast members:
- Tomori Kusunoki as Aoba Wakura
- Sayaka Senbongi as Koko Zenibako
- Rina Hidaka Naon Yuno
The event also revealed that Maaya Uchida will perform the ending theme song.
The anime will premiere in 2023, and stars:
- Yūya Hirose as Yūki Wakura
- Akari Kitō as Kyōka Uzen
- Yume Miyamoto as Himari Azuma
- Mari Hino as Shushu Suruga
- Hina Tachibana as Nei Ōkawamura
- Maaya Uchida as Tenka Izumo
- Nene Hieda as Yachiho Azuma
- Reina Ueda as Sahara Wakasa
The battle fantasy is set in a world where a demonic gate has unleashed monsters known as Shuki. A special peach tree is able to give special powers, but only to women. The story begins when a down-on-his-luck boy named Yūki Wakura meets Uzen Kyōka, a girl who has gained the power of the peach, and is the captain of the 7th Anti-Demon Squad.
Junji Nishimura (Ranma ½) is the anime's general director. Gorō Kuji (Bungo and Alchemist -Gears of Judgement-) is directing the anime at Seven Arcs (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, White Album, Trinity Seven). Yasuhiro Nakanishi (Kaguya-sama: Love is War) is handling the series composition, and Ryōta Kanō and Akira Kindaichi (Bakugan Battle Planet) are writing the script. Hiroyuki Yoshii (Tawawa on Monday) is designing the characters. Kaoru Nishimura (Trinity Seven: Eternal Library & Alchemic Girl) is in charge of color design. Kohta Yamamoto (Attack on Titan The Final Season) is composing the music, and Chikako Yokota (The Seven Deadly Sins: Imperial Wrath of The Gods) is directing the sound.
Kito, who voices the anime's heroine Kyōka Uzen, is performing the anime's opening theme song.
Takahiro (Akame ga KILL!) and Takemura (Papa no Iu Koto o Kikinasai! manga) launched the manga on Shueisha's Shonen Jump+ manga website in January 2019. Shueisha published the manga's 11th compiled book volume on September 2.
Source: Jump Festa '23 Studio NEO livestream
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