The official website for the television anime of Ken Wakui‘s Tokyo Revengers manga has announced new cast members. The announcement also confirmed the anime’s premiere date as well as the ending theme song’s artist. The chosen musician is performing the ending theme song, “Koko de Iki o Shite” (Take a Breath Here).
The action and science fiction series was among the anime announced by Crunchyroll during their recent 2021 Awards live stream. Tokyo Revengers focuses on Takemichi Hanagaki, who goes back 12 years in the past and tries to save his girlfriend from being killed by a villainous group known as the Tokyo Manji Gang.
Tokyo Revengers will debut on the MBS channel on April 10 at 1:35 am JST. The anime will then air on TV Tokyo, TV Aichi, TV Hokkaido, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting on April 11. The anime will also run on BS Asahi on April 18, AT-X on April 12, San-in Chūō Television Broadcasting on April 14, Ryukyu Asahi Broadcasting on April 15, and RKK Kumamoto Broadcasting on April 23.
Cast & Production Staff
The newly announced cast for the gang members during Takemichi’s middle school years are Takuma Terashima as Atsushi “Akkun” Sendо̄, Yūya Hirose as Takuya Yamamoto, Shunsuke Takeuchi as Makoto Suzuki, Shouta Hayama as Kazushi Yamagishi, and Satoshi Hino as Masataka “Kiyomasa” Kiyomizu.
Yūki Shin stars as Takemichi Hanagaki (present day), Azumi Waki as Hinata Tachibana, Ryota Ohsaka as Naoto Tachibana, Yuu Hayashi as Manjirō “Mikey” Sano, and Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Ken “Doraken” Ryūgūji.
The production staff includes Koichi Hatsumi (Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I – The Egg of the King, Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga) who will be directing the anime at LIDEN FILMS and Yasuyuki Muto (Deadman Wonderland) is in charge of the series scripts. Kenichi Ohnuki (Golden Kamuy, Gundam Build Fighters) and Keiko Ōta (Ace Attorney, Hyakko) are designing the characters.
Satoki Iida is directing the sound and Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Dr. Stone, Jujutsu Kaisen) is composing the music.
Additionally, Warner Bros. Japan is making a live-action film of the manga which was originally to premiere in Japan on October 9. The trailer for the live-action movie has already been released by Warner Bros. Japan. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the film will now open later this year.
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