It looks like Kino’s newest journey won’t be a lonely one, as five new travelers have joined in.
Earlier today, the official Kino’s Journey -the Beautiful World- anime website updated with the show’s main cast. Five new roles were confirmed, including:
- Shizu: Yūichirō Umehara
- Riku: Kenichiro Matsuda
- Tii: Ayane Sakura
- Shishō (“Master”): Lynn
- Aibō (“Partner”): Kazuyuki Okitsu
Kino’s Journey -the Beautiful World- is slated for an October 2017 première. Last week, Crunchyroll confirmed that they will stream the series as part of their Fall simulcast lineup.
The series is a follow-up to 2003 anime series Kino’s Journey. Both projects adapt Keiichi Sigsawa and illustrator Kouhaku Kuroboshi’s light novel series of the same name.
Tomohisa Taniguchi is directing the project at studio Lerche, with Ryoko Amisaki (Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope’s Peak High School: Future Arc, Isshoni Sleeping: Sleeping with Hinako) providing character designs. Yukie Sugawara (Overlord, Hina Logi: from Luck & Logic) is in charge of series composition. Egg Firm is attached as a producer.
The previously confirmed voice cast includes:
- Kino: Aoi Yuuki
- Hermes: Soma Saito
The original Kino’s Journey anime was released in North America by ADV Films. The series was rescued by Section23 Films after ADV’s closure.