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Cast Revealed for Akira Amano’S ēlDLIVE TV Anime

The official website of the anime adaptation of Akira Amano’s ēlDLIVE manga has announced the first cast members for the upcoming Winter 2016/2017 series.

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The main cast of the anime includes:

  • Ayumu Murase (Shouyou Hinata from Haikyuu!!) leading the cast as Chuuta Kokonose
  • Saori Hayami (Yukino Yukinoshita from Oregairu) as Misuzu Sonokata
  • Rie Kugimiya (Alphonse Elric from Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood) voiding as Drew
  • Tatsuhisa Suzuki (Makoto Tachibana in Free!) will voice Laine Blick
  • Daiki Kobayashi (Nico from Nanbaka) joins the cast as Chips

The ēlDLIVE TV anime will be airing next January during the Winter 2016/2017 anime season. The series will be animated by Studio Pierrot (Bleach, Naruto).

Here is the manga’s promotional video:

An exhibition featuring Amano’s works was held at the Tokyo pixiv Zingaro gallery From July 31st till August 9th. The exhibition also featured a new anime short featuring Katekyo Hitman Reborn!, the first bit of animation since the 2010 anime, and ēlDLIVE, with the first glimpse of the anime.

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ēlDLIVE is an action Sci-Fi manga written and illustrated by Akira Amano. The series began in mid 2013 and is being published under Shueisha’s smartphone application Shonen Jump+ (formerly Jump Live). To date a total of 6 compiled volumes have been published. Amano is known for her 2004-2012 Katekyou Hitman Reborn! manga, which was also adapted into an anime in 2006.

Here is the series synopsis from MAL:

Chuuta Kokonose is an orphan who lives with his aunt. For as long as he can remember he’s had a voice in his head, but other than that he’s a normal boy—right until the day when a strangely-looking thing follows him home and teleports him to a place filled with more fantastic creatures. It’s a space police station, and Rein Brickke, the Chief of Solar System Department, tells him that he’s been chosen by the computer as a possible candidate to join the police force, although Misuzu Sonokata, a girl from Chuuta’s school with an angelic face and ill temper who turns out to be one of Rein Brickke’s subordinates, doesn’t think him suitable for such a job. Chuuta, who was shocked at first, decides to take aptitude test after being urged by the voice in his head and to prove Misuzu wrong.

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A TV anime adaptation of ēlDLIVE will be airing in January 2017, during the Winter 2016/2017 anime season. Further information about the series will be revealed at a later date.

You can visit the anime’s website here: http://eldlive.tv/
And follow the series on Twitter: @eldlive_tv

Source Article - ēlDLIVE Anime Website

“ēlDLIVE”, images, video, and all associated brands and titles © 2016 Akira Amano, Shueisha and Studio Pierrot

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