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K Anime’s 2nd Season Unveils 3rd Teaser and New Character Visual

It was reported a few months ago that K anime is going to have its second season and King Records recently uploaded a new teaser for the upcoming series! The new season, called K: Return of Kings, will premiere in October and will be directed by Shingo Suzuki who will also serve as the character designer.

© GoRA*GoHands/K-Project

The official website also unveiled a new character visual together with the staff and main cast, which includes:

Mamoru Miyano as Saruhiko Fushimi

Daisuke Ono as Kuroh Yatogami

Daisuke Namikawa as Yashiro Isana

Jun Fukuyama as Misaki Yata

Tomokazu Sugita as Reisi Munakata

Yuuki Kaji as Tatara Totsuka

Kenjiro Tsuda as Mikoto Suoh

Takahiro Sakurai as Izumo Kusanagi

Miyuki Sawashiro as Seri Awashima

Kaori Nazuka as Dōhan Hirasaka

Mikako Komatsu as Neko

Hiro Shimono as Kotosaka

Satomi Satou as Kukuri Yukizome

Yui Horie as Anna Kushina

Yūichi Nakamura (Rikio Kamamoto), Shozo Iizuka (Daikaku Kokujōji) and Kazuyuki Okitsu (Nagare Hisui) are also part of the cast. GoHands will again produce the anime series which was first aired on October 5 to December 8, 2012. The 13-episode anime was followed by K: Missing Kings, an anime film which was released on July 12 last year. The series has also spawned several manga adaptations written by GoRA, and a visual novel game developed by Otomate was also released in 2014.

Official Website/Twitter Account

(Source: K-Project via ANN)

Daisuke Namikawa, Issei Futamata, Kazuhiko Inoue and Takaya Aoyagi to Join the Cast of Parasyte

The staff of Kiseijū: Sei no Kakuritsu, the anime adaptation of Hitoshi Iwaaki’s manga Kiseijū (Parasyte), announced the addition of new characters in the series. Daisuke Namikawa will play the role of Miki while Issei Futamata will be Shirō KuramoriKazuhiko Inoue, famous for his role as Kakashi in Naruto, will lend his voice to Gotō and Takaya Aoyagi will dub Kusano. 

Daisuke Namikawa as Miki

Issei Futamata as Shirō Kuramori

Kazuhiko Inoue as Gotō

Takaya Aoyagi as Kusano

©http://www.kiseiju.jp

The said voice actors will join the cast of the anime which includes Nobunaga Shimazaki as the protagonist, Shinichi Izumi. Kenichi Shimizu is directing the series which started in October this year. It is scheduled to air a total of 24 episodes which will also be released in two Blu-ray boxes, with the first one containing episodes 1 to 12 that will be available on March 18. The second Blu-ray box will be released on July 22 that includes episodes 13-24.

Aside from the anime series, Parasyte also has two live-action film adaptations, with the first part being shown in Japan on November 29 while the second movie will be released in 2015. Takashi Yamazaki is in charge of the direction, and some of the cast included in the films are Shota Sometani, Ai Hashimoto, Eri Fukatsu and Masahiro Higashide.

Official Website: www.kiseiju.jp

(Source: ANN)