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Cast Revealed for the Anime Adaptation of “One Punch Man”

One-Punch Man, a  webcomic originally created by ONE, is confirmed to have an anime adaptation this year! It will be directed by Shingo Natsume under Studio Madhouse, and Chikashi Kubota will be the character designer. Tomohiro Suzuki, on the other hand, will handle the series composition.


The official website for the anime adaptation recently unveiled some of the voice actors for the upcoming series which include Makoto Furukawa as the protagonist Saitama and Kaito Ishikawa as Genos, the main character’s disciple. Yuuki Kaji (Speed of Sound Sonic) and Aoi Yūki (Tornado of Terror) will also join Furukawa and Ishikawa in the cast. Yūsuke Murata began his remake of One Punch Man in 2012 on Shueisha’s Young Jump Web Comics website. Both ONE’s webcomic and Murata’s digital manga remake are still ongoing.

(via ANN)


“Tokyo Ghoul” Season 2 Unveils New Cast Members and Character Designs

It was announced not too long ago that a second season for the anime adaptation of Sui Ishida’s “Tokyo Ghoul” manga will premiere on January 8 next year. Its first anime series concluded in Japan last September with a total of 12 episodes. The second season, Tokyo Ghoul √A (Root A), is scheduled to be aired on Tokyo MX which will also run for 12 episodes.

The official website of the anime recently revealed the additional cast members who will join Koji Yusa (Tatara), Maaya Sakamoto (Eto), Kazuhiko Inoue (Donato Porpora), Asami Seto (Akira Mado) and Takayuki Kondou (Take Hirano) who will reprise their roles together with the main cast and staff. Aoi Yūki  and Haruka Tomatsu will play the characters of the Yasuhisa twins, Kurona and Nashiro, respectively. Hiro Shimono, on the other hand, will dub Naki.

The website also updated its character designs for the protagonist in the story, Ken Kaneki.

©Sui Ishida/


©Sui Ishida/

The manga also concluded in September after its three-year run on Weekly Young Jump magazine. Sui Ishida, the creator of Tokyo Ghoul series, published a sequel just a month after the original story ended. Tokyo Ghoul: re began its serialization in October 2014. Another spin-off prequel story entitled Tokyo Ghoul: Jack is currently ongoing. It centers around the story of Kishou Arima, a Special Class Ghoul Investigator known as the CCG’s Reaper. The manga is published digitally by Shueisha in Jump Live magazine.

(via ANN)