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4 New Roles Added to Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens Cast


Though the action has already begun, more continue to join the action.

Earlier today, the official Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens anime website updated with four new cast members. The following will join the series:

  • Chegaru: Kenjiro Tsuda
  • Siva: Natsuki Hanae
  • Irasawa: Atsushi Imaruoka
  • Feilang: Nobunaga Shimazaki

Visuals for each of the characters were revealed, which you can check out below.

Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens began airing on January 12. Crunchyroll is currently streaming a subtitled simulcast of the series, while Funimation produces a SimulDub.

The series is based on Chiaki Kisaki and Hako Ichiiro’s light novel of the same name. Kenji Yasuda (Macross Delta, Shugo Chara!) is directing the series at Satelight, with Hidenori Inoue providing character designs. Shogo Yasukawa (Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma, Terraformars) is in charge of series composition.

The previously confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Zenji Banba: Daisuke Ono
  • Lin Xianming: Yuuki Kaji
  • Saitoh: Yūsuke Kobayashi
  • Shunsuke Saruwatari: Yūichi Nakamura
  • Jirō: Daisuke Namikawa
  • Enokida: Kensho Ono
  • Misaki: Aoi Yūki
  • José Martínez: Tomoaki Maeno
  • Yamato: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
  • Saeki: Daisuke Hirakawa
  • Shigematsu: Kenji Hamada
  • Genzō Gohda: Kousei Hirota
  • Kyoya Nitta: Masaya Matsukaze

Crunchyroll describes Hakata Tonkotsu Ramens as:

At a glance, Fukuoka seems like a peaceful town, but crime runs rampant behind the scenes. It’s now a battleground for professional killers, with urban legends suggesting that there’s even one who specializes in killing professional killers. Assassins, detectives, revenge seekers, informants, torture specialists… When stories are told of these and other professionals of the underground, a “killer of professional killers” appears…

The winner of the 2013 Dengeki Novel Prize (Grand Prize) is now an anime!

Source: Comic Natalie

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