So, if Orange is the new black, what’s the new Orange?
Earlier today, the official Orange anime website updated with cast announcements for the show’s male leads. The series will feature the following:
- Kakeru Naruse: Seiichirō Yamashita
- Hiroto Suwa: Makoto Furukawa
- Saku Hagita: Kazuyuki Okitsu
Several character designs were also unveiled, which you can check out below:
The three actors join the female leads, who were introduced last month:
- Naho Takamiya: Kana Hanazawa
- Azusa Murasaka: Natsumi Takamori
- Takako Chino: Rika Kinugawa
The female cast reveals were accompanied with their own character designs:
Orange is based on Ichigo Takano’s manga of the same name. Hiroshi Hamasaki (Steins;Gate, TerraFormars) is helming the project at TMS Entertainment and Telecom Animation Film. Yuko Kakihara (Chihayafuru 2, Undefeated Bahamut Chronicle) is in charge of series composition, while Nobuteru Yuki (Vision of Escaflowne, Kids on the Slope) provides character designs.
Orange will hit Japanese TV this summer. Several visuals were released to promote the series, which you can check out below:
Source: Comic Natalie