The official website of the anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s manga World Trigger has revealed the cast of the upcoming anime. It will be animated by Toei Animation (Sailor Moon Crystal, One Piece) and will air this October.
The anime’s website has revealed the main cast of the World Trigger anime. They are:
- Tomo Muranaka (Jolly from Arcana Famiglia) will voice the main protagonist Yuuma Kuga
- Yuki Kaji (Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan) voices protagonist Osamu Mikumo
- Yuuichi Nakamura (Kyousuke Kousaka in Oreimo) as the main character Yuuichi Jin
- Nao Tamura (Ayuko Uehara in Aiura) voices the female lead character Chika Amatori
- Hideyuki Tanaka (Doflamingo Donquixote from One Piece) will be voicing Replica
The website has also revealed additional cast members whose roles have not been revealed yet;
- Nobuhiko Okamoto (Rin Okumura in Ao no Exorcist)
- Rie Kugimiya (Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)
- Jun Fukuyama (Lelouch Lamperouge in Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)
Additional information about the anime, its cast and production crew will be unveiled at a live stage event at the TV Asahi Roppongi Hills Summer Station on August 11th. The anime’s cast will be in attendance at the event.
World Trigger is a Sci-Fi manga written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. The series began early last year in Shueisha’s Weekly Shounnen Jump magazine. To date there has been a total of 5 volumes released. The manga is also currently available on Viz Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump.
Here is a synopsis of the series from MAL:
A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth’s only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!
World Trigger will start airing this October throughout the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season on TV Asahi. Further information about the series will be announced at the TV Asahi Roppongi Hills Summer Station World Trigger anime live event on August 11th.
For more information about the event visit the following: http://www.tv-asahi.co.jp/worldtrigger/
You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.toei-anim.co.jp/tv/wt/
Follow the official anime Twitter here: @Anime_W_Trigger
And follow the manga’s Twitter: @W_Trigger_off
Source Article – Anime News Network #2
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