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First Long Riders! Staff, Cast, & Visual Unveiled


Had enough Yowapeda? Maybe a long ride is up your alley.

Earlier today, the official Long Riders! anime website opened its doors. The site features the first key visual for the series, which shows off leading lady Ami Kurata.

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Long Riders! is based on Taishi Miyake’s manga of the same name. Studio Actas (Girls und Panzer) is producing the series, which debuts this October. Tatsuya Yoshihara (Yatterman Night, Monster Musume) is helming the project, with Jiemon Futsuzawa on character design duty. Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!, Tokyo Magnitude 8.0) is in charge of series composition.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Ami Kurata: Nao Tōyama
  • Aoi Niigaki: Hiromi Igarashi
  • Hinako Saijyo: Rumi Ookubo
  • Yayoi Ichinose: Yurika Kurosawa
  • Saki Takamiya: Yōko Hikasa
  • Paka-san: Sayako Tojo
  • Cycle Cafe Owner: Kenjiro Tsuda

All five actors originally appeared on the Long Riders! Drama CD.

Source: Twitter (ichijinsha_info)

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