New Kantai Collection: Kan Colle Anime Characters & Character Designs Revealed

The official website of the anime adaptation of the popular online mobile card game Kantai Collection, has revealed more characters that will be appearing in Kantai Collection: Kan Colle. The series itself will be airing in the upcoming Winter 2014/2015 anime season.


11 new characters/ships were announced to appear on the anime, bringing the total to 17 confirmed characters. Despite this no new cast members have been announced for the new characters. The first character designs for the newly announced characters were also released. The newly announced characters include:

  • Kuchikukan Mutsuki



  • Kuchikukan Yuudachi



  • Kuchikukan Akatsuki



  • Kuchikukan Hibiki



  • Kuchikukan Ikatsuchi



  • Kuchikukan Inazuma



  • Kei Junyokan Sendai



  • Kei Junyokan Jintsu



  • Kei Junyokan Naka



  • Senkan Nagato



  • Senkan Mutsu

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Only three cast members have been revealed so far:

  • Sumire Uesaka (Sanae Dekomori in Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!) will voice Kuchikukan Fubuki



  • Saki Fujita (Ao Nanami from Yozakura Quartet) is voicing Kuubo Akagi



  • Yuka Iguchi (Mako Reizei in Girls und Panzer) as Kuubo Kaga


The other previously revealed characters include:

  • Kuchikukan Shimakaze



  • Choudokyuu Senkan Kongou

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  • Senkan Yamato


The anime’s production staff were also revealed:

  • Director: Keizo Kusakawa (Akuma no RiddleDog Days)
  • Series Composer: Jukki Hanada (Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!Steins;Gate)
  • Art Director: Maho Takahashi (Amagami SSKotoura-san)
  • Character Designers and Chief Animation Directors: Naomi Ide (Akuma no RiddleMondaiji-tachi ga Isekai kara Kuru Sou Desu yo?), Mayuko Matsumoto (GingitsuneAstarotte no Omocha!)
  • Mecha Designer: Tsutomu Miyazawa (Zone of the EndersMagical Girl Lyrical Nanoha StrikerS), Kota Morishi (Debut anime)
  • Sound Director: Toshiki Kameyama (Dog DaysKokoro Connect)
  • CG Director: Eiji Inomoto (Ghost in the Shell: AriseInfinite Stratos)
  • Music Composer: Kameoka Natsumi (Inazuma Eleven GO Galaxy)
  • Animation Studio: Diomedea (Shinryaku! Ika MusumeAkuma no Riddle)

The first full promotional video of Kantai Collection: Kan Colle was also released:

Kantai Collection is an online, card battle, browser game that is developed by that launched in April last year. The game currently has more than 2 million registered players and was 2013’s top Twitter trend in Japan. The game centers around naval card battles, where naval ships are represented by “Fleet Girls”. Players battle against other online in an attempt to gain more cards and levels. The game has been increasing with popularity since its release, with a slew of merchandising being released after the game’s release; from tabletop games to manga, and light novels to this anime and the PlayStation Vita title Kan Colle Kai.


Kantai Collection: Kan Colle will be airing in January during the Winter 2014/2015 anime season. Further information about the series and cast, and videos will be revealed at a later date.

Information on the anime will release on the anime’s website:
And on its official Twitter: @anime_KanColle

Source Images – Kantai Collection: Kan Colle Website
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