Anime based on Toshiki Inoue, Osamu Kine, and Keita Amamiya’s manga releases a new visual and announces cast and staff.
The previously announced anime adaptation based on Toshiki Inoue (Kamen Rider Agito, Kamen Rider 555, Cutie Honey: The Live) , Osamu Kine, and Keita Amamiya (GARO, Zeiram, Kidou Keiji Jiban)’s manga Sword Gai, called Sword Gai: The Animation, unveiled new cast details, staff details, and visual for the anime.
Yūto Uemura (Hikaru Hiwatari from Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger, Lad from Bakuryū Sentai Abaranger) will voice the protagonist Gai Ogata, Yuichiro Umehara (Eugene Sevenstark from Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans, Fujii Takuma from Tiger Mask W) will voice Seiya Ichijō – the strongest man in a mysterious organization who is like an older brother to Gai, and Yuka Aisaka (Silver Fox from Kemono Friends, Lilac from Recovery of an MMO Junkie) will voice Sayaka Ogata – Gai’s childhood friend who supports him like a mother.
Takahiro Ikezoe (Show By Rock!!) is helming the anime as chief director with director Tomohito Naka (Initial D Legend 2: Racer) assisting in directing it. Original writer Toshiki Inoue is handling series composition. Furthermore, Atsuko Nakajima (Getbackers) will handle designing the characters, Toshiki Kameyama (Nisekoi) will be the sound director, and Kotaro Nakagawa (Code Geass) will be the music composer. Additionally, LandQ studios is listed as the primary animation production company along with DLE Inc. (Eagle Talon, Thermae Romae) and Production I.G (ULTRAMAN, Mobile Police Patlabor).
Other staff announcements included Seiko Akashi (Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie) as art director, Akihiko Kimura (Girls und Panzer) and Kenji Isobe (Basilisk) as 3D directors, and Masasto Sasaki (Robot Girls Z) as color designer.
Sword Gai: The Animation is set for a worldwide streaming released on Netflix on Spring 2018.
Source: Anime News Network