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New Characters Unveiled In Nanbaka Season 2 PV & Visuals


It’s time to meet a few new faces that will be wandering the halls of Nanba Prison.

Earlier today, the official Nanbaka anime website updated with a new promotional video. The 90-second teaser unveils several new cast members who will appear in the show’s second season.

The new cast members include:

  • Enki Goku: Takaya Kuroda
  • Ruka Gojo: Naozumi Takahashi
  • Noriko Sanzo: Fuyuka Oura
  • Hozuki Sanzo: Fuyuka Oura

Visuals for each character were also released. You can check these out below:

Nanbaka will be exclusive to digital distribution services. d Anime Store (Docomo Anime Store) will be the first to carry the show, on January 4.

The first installment, Episode 14, will be available for free viewing on the Nanbaka website.

Nanbaka adapts Sho Futamata’s manga of the same name. Shinji Takamatsu (Gintama, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing) is directing the series at Satelight, while Mitsutaka Hirota (The Prince of Tennis II, Sweetness and Lightning) pens the scripts.

Funimation describes the show as:

Welcome to Nanba, the world’s largest, most impenetrable prison. Locked away in cell block 13 are four inmates who provide more than enough trouble for Officer Hajime. Between attempted breakouts, gambling, and general misbehaving, these four believe that just because they’re in prison doesn’t mean they can’t have fun! Follow the hijinks of Jyugo, Uno, Rock, and Nico as they pass time behind bars.

Crunchyroll is streaming Nanbaka as part of its fall 2016 simulcast lineup.

Source: Comic Natalie

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