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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.

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(Source: K-Project via ANN)

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Miyano Mamoru, Kenta Miyake Join the Cast of Assassination Classroom

©Yūsei Matsui/Studio Lerche

Voice actors Mamoru Miyano and Kenta Miyake will join the cast of the anime series adaptation of Assassination Classroom! Shueisha announced the news on its 10th issue of Weekly Shounen Jump magazine where Yūsei Matsui’s manga is currently being serialized. Mamoru Miyano will take the role of Gakushū Asano while Kenta Miyake will be Akira Takaoka. The two will be joining the current line-up of voice actors in the ongoing anime series led by Jun Fukuyama (Koro-sensei), Tomokazu Sugita (Tadaomi Karasuma) and Shizuka Itou (Irina Jelavic).

Miyano Mamoru as Gakushū Asano

Kenta Miyake as Akira Takaoka

A live-action film adaptation which casts Hey! Say! JUMP band member Ryosuke Yamada also premiered in Japan on March 21.

(Source: ANN)

Promotional Video for “Assassination Classroom” Gets Released

The hype gets even higher as a short promotional video for Assassination Classroom’s anime adaptation series was released last Sunday. It was already announced before that Yūsei Matsui’s manga will have a live-action film adaptation and anime TV series that will both premiere next year. Eiichiro Hasumi is directing the movie that will be released in March 2015.

The 38-second clip that was shown reveals the date for the airing of the anime adaptation series, which will be on January 09 next year. The voice actors who will play the roles of the characters in the anime have also been announced.

Nobuhiko Okamoto as Karuma Akabane
Miho Hino as Sumire Hara
Subaru Kimura as Ryōma Terasaka
Ryota Ohsaka as Yūma Isogai
Eiji Miyashita as Sōsuke Sugaya
Ayaka Suwa as Tōka Yada
Shintarō Asanuma as Hiroto Maehara
Ryo Naitou as Taiga Okajima
Manami Numakura as Rio Nakamura
Kana Ueda as Yuzuki Fuwa
Fuko Saito as Kirara Hazama
Satomi Satou as Yukiko Kanzaki
Chie Matsuura as Megu Kataoka
Takahiro Mizushima as Kōtarō Takebayashi
Shinya Takahashi as Kōki Mimura
Sayuri Yahagi as Manami Okuda
Kouki Harasawa as Takuya Muramatsu
Aya Suzaki as Kaede Kayano
Shunsuke Kawabe as Masayoshi Kimura
Yoshitaka Yamaya as Tomohito Sugino
Yoshiyuki Shimozuma as Taisei Yoshida
Hisako Kanemoto as Hinano Kurahashi
Minami Tanaka as Hinata Okano
Junji Majima as Ryūnosuke Chiba
Shiho Kawaragi as Rinka Hayami
Mai Fuchigami as Nagisa Shiota

Taking the role of Koro-sensei is Jun Fukuyama, while Tomokazu Sugita and Shizuka Itou will play Tadaomi Karasuma and Irina Jelavic, respectively. The series is directed by Seiji Kishi under studio Lerche and will also air on Fuji TV.

The story revolves around the students of Class 3-E of Kunugigaoka Junior High School, who are given the task to kill their homeroom teacher Koro-sensei. The teacher is an artificial creation with a form similar to an octopus with eight tentacles. He threatens to destroy the Earth but at the same time, he is dedicated to his job as a teacher and even imparts his knowledge about assassination to his students. The mission to assassinate Koro-sensei proves to be difficult for the students as he possesses inhuman abilities.

(via animenewsnetwork.com)

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Top 10 Most Handsome Male Voice Actors

Charapedia conducted a survey among 10,000 anime fans and asked them who they thought were the most handsome seiyuu (male voice actors) in Japan. The survey period was from October 2-8 and the announcement was made last October 9. The voice actor who seized the number 1 spot was none other than Miyano Mamoru, the seiyuu of many famous anime characters such as Light Yagami (Death Note), Tamaki Suoh (Ouran High School Host Club), Setsuna F Seiei (Mobile Suit Gundam 00) and Death the Kid (Soul Eater). Following him at second place was Tatsuhisa Suzuki, and Daisuke Ono completed the third spot.

Rank Actor   Role Votes
1

Miyano Mamoru

Miyano Mamoru

  • Light Yagami
  • Masaomi Kida
  • Setsuna F. Seiei
  • Tamaki Suoh
  • Rin Matsuoka
2075
2

Tatsuhisa Suzuki

  • Makoto Tachibana
  • Kazunari Takao
  • Takasugi Shinsaku
1614
3

Daisuke Ono

Daisuke Ono

  • Sebastian Michaelis
  • Shizuo Heiwajima
  • Erwin Smith
1470
4

Yuuki Kaji

  • Eren Yeager
  • Kou Mabuchi
  • Ayato Kirishima
1166
5

Hiroshi Kamiya

  • Izaya Orihara
  • Levi
  • Ittetsu Takeda
1156
6

KENN

  • Ronald Knox
  • Kominato Aya
  • Asahina Fūto
992
7

Shouta Aoi

  • Ai Mikaze
  • Ryūnosuke Matsushita
800
8

Nobunaga Shimazaki

  • Haruka Nanase
  • Ryō Sakurai
  • Shinichi Izumi
715
9

Hiro Shimono

  • Syo Kurusu
  • Connie Springer
460
10

Yūichi Nakamura

  • Gray Fullbuster
  • Umetarou Nozaki
436

Do you agree with the list? Who do you think are the most handsome voice actors? 

Source: Charapedia