Two new heroes are joining the academy!
The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine revealed two new cast members in the My Hero Academia (Boku no Hero Academia) anime series. The show will cast Tasuku Hatanaka (Ushio & Tora, Yu-Gi-Oh! Zexal) as Denki Kaminari, and Toshiki Masuda (Kuroko’s Basketball, Samurai Flamenco) as Eijirō Kirishima.
The two actors join the following confirmed cast members:
- Izuku Midoriya: Daiki Yamashita
- All Might: Kenta Miyake
- Katsuki Bakugō: Nobuhiko Okamoto
- Ochako Uraraka: Ayane Sakura
- Tenya Iida: Kaito Ishikawa
- Tsuyu Asui: Aoi Yūki
- Minoru Mineta: Ryou Hirohashi
- Momo Yaoyorozu: Marina Inoue
- Fumikage Tokoyami: Yoshimasa Hosoya
My Hero Academia adapts Kōhei Horikoshi’s manga of the same name. Kenji Nagasaki is helming the project at Bones, with Yousuke Kuroda (Gundam Build Fighters, Trigun) providing the show’s scripts. Yoshihiko Umakoshi (Berserk) is in charge of character designs.
Character designs for several of the cast members, including Izuki and All Might, as well as a short promotional video are currently available. You can check these out below.
Source: Anime News Network